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Thoughts On: The Lore of Mass Effect

The beauty of storytelling is that there are so many ways to tell stories – books, obviously, but also orally, visually, and interactively. The Mass Effect series of games has been a favourite of mine, all four of which I’ve played over the last 12 months, and all have been immersive sci-fi adventures that have entertained me for a collective 200 hours and still left me wanting more!

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Review: Exit Strategy by Martha Wells

Story number four in The Murderbot Diaries, Exit Strategy sticks to the series formula of being short and focused, delivering another quick and entertaining entry in the Murderbot’s adventures. The narrative continues on shortly after where Rouge Protocol left off, where Murderbot had acquired evidence...

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Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

This Is How You Lose the Time War is unlike anything I’ve ever read before. It’s a novella, written in an epistolary style, which a) was a term I wasn’t familiar with beforehand (epistolary means “of a literary work, in the form of letters”) and b) was a story style I’d never read before. It’s also a sci-fi story, and ...

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