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Uncanny Valley Digest: Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler

Our Octavia Butler discussion gleamed like a beetle’s carapace! Potent imagery and penetrating themes abound in this thought-provoking, and creepy, short story. A human child living in a human preserve on an alien planet is about to come of age. … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

Our All Systems Red discussion was an after dinner mint! Martha Wells kicked off her Murderbot Diaries with this well received adventure novella. Weighing in at just under 100 pages, it is reputed to be a potent and accessible gateway … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: PKD’s We Can Build You

Our We Can Build You discussion took on a life of it’s own, and yielded a variety of opinions. A mood organ salesman gets the bright idea to take Civil War re-enactment simulacra to market. If he can keep himself … Continue reading

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