I enjoyed reading Alastair Reynolds’ Elysium Fire

I just finished another of Alastair Reynolds’ books, the second Tom Dreyfus story titled “Elysium Fire“. I finished this one pretty quickly, considering that it took me a bit longer to get into the first book. If you enjoy Reynolds’ style of writing, this is well worth reading. I like how Reynolds’ books are a […]

The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds

I finished reading “The Prefect” by Alastair Reynolds yesterday. It took me a little while to get into the book, as is the case with many of his books. Once I did, though, I really enjoyed the book. It’s set some time in our future, around a planet called Yellowstone. It’s a detective story, with […]

Essential illustrated history of the Millennium Falcon

This illustrated history of the Millennium Falcon is essential reading for Star Wars fans.

If you enjoyed The Expanse on TV, read the books

I’ve been reading The Expanse book series by James S.A. Corey and enjoying them. I thought I’d share my reviews here as I go.

The story behind the Belter language in The Expanse

One of the features of The Expanse is the Belter language or dialect which adds a whole dimension to the story that would ordinarily be lacking without it. Ars Technica interviewed the linguist who helped create the dialect used in the TV show.

“Meanwhile on Stargate, 95% of planets are Canada”

I wanted to share a quote that made me laugh because it is so true: “Meanwhile on Stargate, 95% of planets are Canada.”

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