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    CHRONICLES OF AMBER – NINE PRINCES IN AMBER

    Written by Roger Zelazny in the 70’s the Chronicles of Amber is an epic fantasy series. Its one of the ones that survives the test of time (I know – I’ve re-read it several times over the years now and each time I find something new to enjoy) and only grows better as your perspective […]

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    Constitution – Book 1 of the Legacy Fleet by Nick Webb

    Well it had to happen I guess … I mean I’d had a pretty good run of well written and edited books with a decent story, plotline and characters, I guess you couldn’t expect it to last forever! Discovery of the Saiph was really enjoyable and Steel Breach was excellent – both books and authors […]

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    Search for the Saiph – More Military SciFi Goodness

    OK considering I’ve only just finished writing my review for book one its somewhat startling when you find all of your negatives being addressed in the first 1/2 dozen chapters of book 2!  I mentioned in my previous review that there wasn’t enough romance and humour and that was in abundance here in the interactions […]

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    Space battle goodness! – Discovery of the Saiph

    As you all know I’m a voracious reader and can easily get through 2-3 books a week.  I have to admit that I’ve managed to increase this consumption recently while I’ve been on holiday and have literally devoured a host of different books and series by multiple different authors.  Unfortunately I’ve not had Internet access […]

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    Audio Download – Phoenix: The Radio Play

    Hopefully you’ve read my previous post about Phoenix: The Radio Play (by the way, if you search Zone6 for Phoenix you’ll also find the awesome list of the best XMen stories with the Dark Phoenix … I really can’t recommend this comic book enough) you’ll and have learned all about my first celebrity encounter with Scott Fivelson […]

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    Fan fiction: DooM – Portal to Chaos, Chapter 8

    Chapter VIII – Union Aerospace Corporation Saturday, July 9th 2146, 10:46 AM Location: Earth, UAC Headquarters, Sydney Australia It was a sunny day, only a few light, fluffy clouds were threatening the Sun’s comforting warmth. A small group of news reporters stood in the shadow of the tall shining office tower. They casually muttered their […]

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    THE LOST REGIMENT: UNION FOREVER

    Continuing from the last book (Rally Cry), Union Forever returns us to the planet Vallenia and the Horde. See my previous review for details on how the troops arrived and their first battles. Also please note, these reviews are a general synopsis of the book so do abound with SPOILERS. Union Forever introduces us to […]

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    THE WAY OF KINGS – STORMLIGHT ARCHIVES 1

    Like many others I had heard of Brandon Sanderson due to his assumption of the completion of The Wheel of Time. I then thought I would explore his writing to determine how someone I had never heard of before could have been selected to complete this epic work. Exploring his writing with the Mistborn Trilogy […]

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    Fanfiction – DooM: Portal to Chaos, Chapter 3

    Chapter III – The Trip of a Lifetime “High command doesn’t ever give up, do they?” Kronos asks of Banks. “It’s their nature, they don’t like anything resembling a threat. As weary as I am of these exchanges, I do rather admire their attempts” quietly replies the Director. They eventually came to the doors leading […]

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    Fan fiction: DooM – Portal to Chaos, Chapter 7

    Chapter VII – Portal to Chaos Major Mills stood in the small, crowded monorail terminal. Top level researchers that usually act like whispering statues were in the grip of unrestrained hysteria. The Major could barely believe what he was hearing. “Are… Are you serious?” the Major asks. “If you don’t believe me, then take a […]

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    WHEEL OF TIME – THE EYE OF THE WORLD

    Starting 3000 years in the past, we are introduced to the character of Lews Therin Telamon (The Dragon). During the struggle to seal the Dark One into his prison, a backlash infected the One Power and all Male Channelers were driven insane. Lews Therin is the most powerful of them all and one of the […]