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Are We Ready for War in Space?

When you hear the phrase “space war”, it is easy to conjure images that could have come from a Star Wars movie: dogfights in space, motherships blasting into warp speed, planet-killing lasers and astronauts with ray guns. 121 more words

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Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente

Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente

2018, Saga Press (Forthcoming in the UK from Corsair)

Rarely does a book come along which is as relevant to such a specific set of my interests as this latest from… 1,186 more words


Enter the Shroud

When a district curator receives data augments, the addition of stealth combat skills surprises him until he is tasked with his first mission – infiltration of The Shroud. 103 more words

Bran Nicholls

Review: Revenant Gun

This is a spoiler free review of Revenant Gun. However, since the book has not been released, I have put the review under a read more. 714 more words

Gay Characters

Space Opera Part 12 - News Reports

We were on the bridge, reading the bulletin from the Central Authority off the big screen.

“Was Vermillion involved in something he shouldn’t have been?” I asked JJ. 3,608 more words


This Week in Reading: More Young Assassin's Seeking Vengeance, Brass Cities, Eurovision in Space, and Greek Gods

So, this week I’m finishing up on audio Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff. This is the second installment in The Nevernight Chronicle, the story of a young girl trained to be an assassin who is out to avenge her murdered family. 303 more words

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