Sometimes you’ve got your timid, broken, ready to piss their pants types … if they even wear pants. Other times you’ve got your defiant “Screw you, you can’t touch me!” types who carry a copy of the antiquated Troxian Convention in their back pocket … if they even wear pants.
Good science fiction entertains. Cerebral science fiction questions. Great science fiction does both. Blindsight is great science fiction about humanity’s first contact with a truly alien species … perhaps even more alien than the humans sent to make that contact.
(Header concept art by Alex Andreev.) I am SO behind on my book reviews at this point that I plan on posting abbreviated versions going forward just to catch up. […]
Let me start by saying I really like Joe Haldeman‘s works. In my mind he’s becoming similar to a new Michael Crichton (RIP), but with fewer words and without the […]