Category: Reviews

Sometimes I have opinions. About things. Like books, and movies, and television shows. On far rarer occasions, I have lengthy enough opinions to make worth sharing here, instead of on twitter.

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Genesis by Ken Lozito

As I mentioned in my review of Earth 2, I books like Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonfall and television shows like Terra Nova inevitably catch my eye. As a teacher of history...

Wide open skies. No other humans for miles. Heaven or Hell?
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Survival Gear for a Colony Scout

I recently started reading The Rogue Retrieval by Dan Koboldt, creator of the wonderful Science in Sci-Fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series. The protagonist is a Vegas magician strong-armed into accompany...

Earth 2 had a great premise, but I thought the cast was lackluster.
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Earth 2: Big Ideas & Bad Characters

As part of my research on colonization stories, a friend recommended Earth 2 to me, claiming it was a better Terra Nova — though I think that was mostly nostalgia...