Quill's Blog

Review: Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells

The third entry in The Murderbot Diaries series, Rogue Protocol, is another short and straightforward story centred on Murderbot, the media-obsessed cyborg. We continue the story shortly after the events of Artificial Condition, with Murderbot still lying low, masquerading as an augmented human...

Continue Reading

Review: Artificial Condition by Martha Wells

The second entry in The Murderbot Diaries series, Artificial Condition, is another short and simple story centred on the socially awkward, soap-opera-loving cyborg, Murderbot. The story picks up where All Systems Red left off, with Murderbot seeking transport off-world ...

Continue Reading

Review: Beyond the Hallowed Sky by Ken Macleod

The first entry in the Lightspeed trilogy, Beyond the Hallowed Sky is billed as a hard sci-fi space opera; I found it to be a bit of a mixed bag (in more ways than one) and would describe it as more of a near-future geopolitical sci-fi. Let’s get into the up and downs of my thoughts on the story...

Continue Reading