Sci Fic book Club: “Death’s End” (Part 1)

Sci Fic book Club: “Death’s End” (Part 1) Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay. Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge. With human science advancing daily and the Trisolarans adopting Earth culture, it seems that the twoContinue reading “Sci Fic book Club: “Death’s End” (Part 1)”

Sci Fic Book Discussion, “Coming Home” Jack McDevitt

Garnett Baylee devoted his life to trying, and failing, to find artifacts of the early space age. In the wake of his death, one was discovered in his home, raising tantalizing questions: Had he succeeded after all? Why had he kept it a secret? And where is the rest of the Apollo cache? Antiquities dealerContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Discussion, “Coming Home” Jack McDevitt”

Sci Fic Book Club – “Logan’s Run” by William Nolan

It’s the 23rd Century and at age 21… your life is over! Logan-6 has been trained to kill; born and bred from conception to be the best of the best. But his time is short and before his life ends he’s got one final mission: Find and destroy Sanctuary, a fabled haven for those thatContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Club – “Logan’s Run” by William Nolan”

Sci Fic book discussion “Frontier Earth” by Bruce Boxleitner

Sci Fic book discussion “Frontier Earth” by Bruce Boxleitner After crashing on Earth in separate ships, two lots of spacemen battle each other in 1880s Arizona, even taking part in the historic gunfight at the OK Corral. One lot are the nasty Kra’agh, the other descendants of the 16th century Lost Colony of Roanoke, savedContinue reading “Sci Fic book discussion “Frontier Earth” by Bruce Boxleitner”

Sci Fic book discussion “Glasshouse” Charles Stross

The novel is set in the twenty seventh century aboard a spacecraft adrift in interstellar space. Robin, the protagonist, has recently had his memory erased. He agrees to take part in an experiment, during which he is placed inside a model of a late twentieth/early twenty-first century Euroamerican society. Robin is given a new identityContinue reading “Sci Fic book discussion “Glasshouse” Charles Stross”

Sci Fic book Club “The Martian” by Andy Weir

Sci Fic Book Discussion “The Martian” Andy Weir The Martian Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking himContinue reading “Sci Fic book Club “The Martian” by Andy Weir”