Fleeing the ‘wolves’ – the xenocidal alien machines known as Inhibitors – he has protected his family and community from attack for forty years, sheltering in the caves of an airless, battered world called Michaelmas.
What’s more dangerous? Belief or bullets: A review of Slow Bullets
Slow Bullets is a novella from Alastair Reynolds. The sci-fi is set at a time where humanity has expanded to very many planets but split into two. A war rages between the Central Planets and the ones of the Periphery. The government uses a device embedded into its soldiers and people to record their identity […]
Man meets Intelligence: A review of On The Steel Breeze
Don’t make the same mistakes as I did with Alastair Reynolds’s sci-fi. Despite the mermen and the ghosts I found the start of “On The Steel Breeze” to be quite slow. I wasn’t paying full attention when a few small paragraphs described how the main character Chiku divided into three identical copies and decided to […]