Humanity 2.0 is an anthology about what humanity could become, in their attempt to reach the furthest stars. From sentient pulses of energy to genetically modified ubermen to weird cases of cultural exchange with other species, this collection covers most of the more popular angles in new and surprising ways.
Misbegotten, Issue 3 continues the telling of the long cyber/biopunk post-apocalyptic tale of religious zealotry, by taking a detour into the nuances of each character and their specific motivations. While it’s not as explicitly violent or politically incorrect as the previous issues, it serves for an excellent change of pace.
Keystone Chronicles, edited by Juliana Rew is an anthology about subtly important things: turning points on which pivot the histories of species, planetary satellites that have been turned into expensive liabilities and reimagined cynical fantasy alternatives. The idea of the keystone, as a theme for an anthology, sounds vague enough for it to be a risky […]
Red Adept Publishing, 292 pages, 2016 Sleeper Protocol is a new novel by up and coming military science fiction author, Kevin Ikenberry. Having read much of his short fiction, I would count Ikenberry amongst the new wave of writers that are bringing adventure back into hard science fiction, joining the ranks of talented authors such […]
Hanzai Japan, edited by Haikasoru is an anthology of supernatural crime. It features bloody murder, forgery, sumo wrestling corruption and identity theft aided through occult power of cruel, alien technologies. At 352 pages, Hanzai Japan features stories by a score of heavy-hitters: from Catwoman’s Genevieve Valentine to Hiroshi Sakurazaka, author of ALL YOU NEED IS […]
A Bright and Shining World, by CJ Henderson is a short story collection that deals with unwitting hacker-wizards out to kill the world, alien races so advanced in the art of avoiding conflict that they transcend reality and mundane road-rage. The latest in the series of works by the late CJ Henderson, a collection of […]
Cry Havoc by Jack Hanson is a YA novel about interstellar warfare, the horrors of future-combat and teenage woes. There is little to remark about its cover art, except that Dean Sammed delivers another piece that is absolutely metal, as usual. The world presented in the book is properly fleshed out (within the limits of […]