I enjoyed reading Alastair Reynolds’ Elysium Fire

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="213"] Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds[/caption] 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…

The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="166"] The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds[/caption] 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…

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.
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