Case was the best interface cowboy who ever ran in Earth’s computer matrix. Then he double-crossed the wrong people…
Pell’s World and Downbelow Station become the heart of turmoil in an interstellar war, the fulcrum where the fate of Earth and Union will be decided.
We are now living at the end of an era. Frederik Pohl, the last major SF writer from the Golden …
Jack Vance was one of my favorite science fiction authors; a SFWA grandmaster; winner of three Hugo awards, an Edgar …
A lengthy look at a rest and recuperation center for soldiers fighting a war across the time-streams. A unique Hugo winner closer to a stage play than a novel.
A mutant, alien Orpheus sets out to reclaim his dead Eurydice, with the aid of a musical machete, Jean Harlow, and a Christ-allegory. No, really, this is serious SF.
Super-cultured human gentlemen face extermination at the hands of their insectoid servitor race, who are in full rebellion, sacking each human castle in turn. A fine tale.
In the future, invading reptilians capture and genetically modify humans. In return, the humans capture and breed their own form of “dragons.”
Philip Jose Farmer’s Riverworld series, at least the first books. I had fond memories of the first book when I read it years ago, and when I was gifted the next ones, I wondered how it held up. Here’s the answer.
Continuing on with our Octoberly theme of dark, weird, and horror fiction, George R.R. Martin’s collection of early short stories. These are strange and eldritch stories, of dying worlds and human ascension, of horrific alien pets and heretical religions.