Hello, dear geeks! I’m … attempting to be back! Finding my feet again has taken a while, for various reasons, and I might still be finding them but that’s OK, schedules were never really a thing around here anyway. But! Today marks the first post of 2023, and it’s an ARC review of World Running Down by Al Hess, forthcoming from Angry Robot. Let’s talk about it.
Gay space princes. Arranged marriage and romantic misunderstandings. Political intrigue. Reader, I jumped at the chance to read this long before the book actually ended up in my hands. I thought I was ready. I was not ready. Please note that this review contains discussion of abuse, and mild spoilers for one character’s backstory.
Murderbot has no friends. Murderbot has no family. Murderbot doesn’t even have a name – unless you count ‘Murderbot’. All it wants is to do its job, survive it, and figure out its own identity. And try to catch up on its favourite serials. It’s time to review All Systems Red, the first of The Murderbot Diaries novellas by Martha Wells, for SciFi Month!
It’s finally time for my first Sci-Fi Month review! I feel like I’ve been slow in getting started, but I definitely started with a winner…