Under the benevolent leadership of the Emperor the Imperium has stretched across the galaxy in a golden age… Whoa there – Golden age? Benevolent leadership? Isn’t this Warhammer 40K, the most brutal SF franchise known to man and home of the universes toughest homosexual icons, the Space Marines? The new series from the BlackContinue reading “Horus Rising by Dan Abnett”
A political alignment test has incited some debate at the Asimov’s web forum under ‘Being a villain to the left and right’: http://www.asimovs.com/discus/ And the test itself at: http://politicalcompass.jpagel.net Its quite simplistic but at least raised the issue that not all liberals are communists, which seems to be a common miscoception among American conservatives. SeemsContinue reading “Axis of…”
I’ve been working up a few ideas as an essay entitled ‘The Psycho-Geography of the Mystic City’ over the last couple of days. Hopefuly I’ll post it up on the blog at some point when it is finished. I think it might be the basis of of a serial fiction. I’ve been toying with theContinue reading “Episode IV – A New Hope”
You know how it is. Or at least you do if you spend some small part of your time on web forums as I do. You find repeating themes in the posts you are reading, and in your answers to them. Ideas begin sparking in the tiny mind you (and I) have access to andContinue reading “The SF Genre?”
Light – M John Harrison Spaceships, magicians, anorexics, London, deep space, virtual worlds, gritty realities. If Harrison were a chef he’d have just invented the first dish known to man to contain every majour ingredient. And within this riotous cocktail are the strange shapes of the quantumn world as it intersects with theContinue reading “Light – M John Harrison”
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