Time once again to catch up on my recent reading. Which seems to have been all over the shop recently. I try to plan my reading but it never works. 1,985 more words
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I want to see a highly insensitive turn-based economic-military strategy game based on The Dragon Masters.
Vance provides us with a handy value conversion via an exchange between one of the villains and a Jabba the Hutt-like* character upon which we can base the military economy of Happy Valley: 25 choice children are worth 3 dragons. 173 more words
Courtesy of Tor Books, Tim Pratt, PATHFINDER: LIAR’S ISLAND.
And courtesy of Gollancz, Peter Higgins’ WOLFHOUND CENTURY, RADIANT STATE, and TRUTH AND FEAR. Followed by Patricia McKillip’s THE FORGOTTEN BEASTS OF ELD, Adam Roberts’ BETE, Jack Vance’s NIGHT LAMP, Harry Harrison’s BILL THE GALACTIC HERO, and John Hornor Jacobs’ THE INCORRUPTIBLES.