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    THE SHIVA OPTION

    Hopefully you have had the joyous pleasure of playing the old PC based space strategy game – Master of Orion and its successors … otherwise known as MOO I – MOO III?  If not you are really missing out on something really enjoyable and in a similar fashion to Civilization (and its successors) a game […]

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    FURIES OF CALDERON

    Another series I didn’t start until I knew that all the books were complete.  Unfortunately Robert Jordan‘s death during the course of writing the Wheel of Time has permanently scarred me and I am frightened to start a new series without knowing that it will eventually conclude! The Furies of Calderon is the first in […]

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    THE WHEEL OF TIME – THE GATHERING STORM

      While I would be amongst the first to state that Jordan’s writing style is not the best (please note – when I state Jordan’s style is not the best, this primarily refers to his long windedness (I know, that’s not even a word!) and the way that he sometimes tends to repeat the story […]

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    A PLANET CALLED TREASON

    From the creator of the Enderverse series, A Planet Called Treason is an exciting read that really captures your imagination: The story of Treason is as follows – once upon a time, in the far distant future, there was a revolution.  The old government was overthrown and the new Republic transported its former masters to […]

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    Fanfiction – DooM: Portal to Chaos, Chapter 2

    Chapter II – Deimos Rising “…Now running signature Omega-38 against sequence 430-Alpha” said Dr. Kronos in the darkened research lab, a massive construct sat before him. Kronos watched energy patterns and equations scroll along the holo-monitor. “Those patterns seem to correlate from here” came a voice from a small transmitter, sitting on the desk. “I’m […]

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    Fanfiction – DooM: Portal to chaos, Chapter 1

    Chapter I – Unfortunate Discoveries Ancient dust blows across the endless dunes of sand, a small space vessel streaks through the sky. Within the shuttle is Dr. Nexson, and Dr. Crowther, they were in the rear part of the shuttle, sitting in luxurious seats and enjoying expensive bourbon. “We’ve been searching this desert for two […]

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    OLD MAN’S WAR – John Scalzi

    In a rather ironic twist, I am writing a book review on a website about a book that was initially serialized on a blog! John Scalzi is the owner of the domain name and site – http://whatever.scalzi.com/and has become a well known SciFi author with his series of books entitled: · Old Man’s War (2005) · The Ghost Brigades (2006) […]