Tag: fiction

Images & Words: Street City Pursuit

Images & Words: Street City Pursuit

The rain was starting to let up, it’s job to cleanse Street City of obsolete and spurious data just about complete. It was an aesthetic method of maintenance utilized to keep immersion intact. But to her it still felt deceptively cold and wet.

Images & Words: Shit Sandwiches

… lull them into a sense of security and purpose, to distract them from most of their miserable existences … not to make them question their keepers. The keepers frowned on that. The sleepers must sleep, even if they don’t know they slumber.

Images & Words: Möbius City Mayhem

Images & Words: Möbius Mayhem

The Cleaner is basically an independent contractor of mayhem and improvisation, sowing chaos throughout the Continuum for the benefit of only one person. Himself. Tonight’s mayhem? Avatar kidnapping and ransom.

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Revelation Space Reading Order

In what order do I read these works? With a little research I was able to map out the Revelation Space reading order.  Some of the years may not be exact, but […]

Slow Bullets

Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

It’s no secret that I’m an Alastair Reynolds fan.  His mixture of astrophysics, space opera, and gothic noir really scratches my space opera itch, especially his Revelation Space setting.  All of […]

Sci-Fi Short Friday: Wanderers

If you like science, space, fiction and the extrapolation/melding of the three then Wanderers may be the most amazing video you will see in a long time . . . all […]

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Iain M. Banks’ Culture Series Reading Order

With Iain M. Banks’ sudden and untimely death in 2013 I took it upon myself to gather some of his works and at last begin working through his Culture (spoilers at that link) […]

Slow River

Review: Slow River by Nicola Griffith

Let’s get this right out of the way.  Slow River is not a science fiction novel.  It’s categorize and pigeon-holed as such, but at best it’s speculative fiction, a category […]

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Review: Transcendental by James Gunn

James Gunn was never in my wheelhouse.  To be honest I’d never heard of him until sometime within the last year.  Which is odd since he is a SFWA Grand Master, […]

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