Category Archives: Sci-Fi

I just finished Hyperion

I listened to the first Hyperion novel on Audible. It was an interesting storytelling tactic having the multiple storytellers flesh out the worldbuilding. But maybe I’m getting a bit picky in my old age – where was the climactic ending? … Continue reading

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Best “fixed” Season 8 of Game of Thrones I’ve seen yet

Again – extreme language warning – but his plot is so much better than what actually happened in that last awful Season 8 of Game of Thrones that I just had to include it. The thing that I really appreciate … Continue reading

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A more positive version of fantasy and SciFi – “Hopepunk”

A dear friend asked me to comment on this (long) article about Hopepunk. If you are a writer, it might be worth reading it. Rob Hopkins – founder of the Transition Towns local economy and local food movement – interviews … Continue reading

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Alternative Star Wars future….

This is what Lucas imagined. I have keyed it to the relevant moment. I want the Mandalorian and especially Ahsoka series to continue towards George Lucas’s vision for the future of Star Wars. The Rey trilogy should be side-lined. This … Continue reading

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Rey is a Mary Sue – and other reasons the Rey trilogy bites

Language warning: this guy drops F-bombs frequently Rey is a Mary Sue They destroyed Luke

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