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Uncanny Valley Digest: Shadow Of The Torturer

Last night’s Shadow Of The Torturer discussion jingled and jangled! The book itself has lofty goals, and the prose style conveys them allusively. The tone of this book is equal in formality to Canticle For Leibowitz. High praise coming from … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Starship Troopers

Last night’s Starship Troopers discussion was the hobbyist’s jetpack! Notes follow. We were pleased to welcome new arrivals to the group from Nebraska and Brazil! Thank you Nate and Eren! Starship Troopers is cannonical sci fi, but it also validates … Continue reading

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Book Review: The High Crusade by Poul Anderson

14th century English Baron Sir Roger de Tourneville is about to make war on France, when an interstellar scout ship lands amidst his army encampment. From the craft emerge a small group of star-faring, alien conquerors. Having evolved beyond the … Continue reading

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