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Redshirts - John Scalzi
Redshirts
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575134300 (0575134305)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
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That's What I'm Talking About
That's What I'm Talking About rated it
3.5 #Audiobook Review: Redshirts by John Scalzi
As a fan of the original Star Trek, all spin offs, and the movies, I was giddy with the very concept of Redshirts. Primarily following Ensign Andrew Dahl as he begins serving on the UU Capital Ship Intrepid, the story takes listeners on a wild journey that both mocks and glorifies the original TV sh...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
4.0 Redshirts by John Scalzi
Redshirts stars Ensign Andrew Dahl, newly assigned to the starship Intrepid. It doesn’t take long for him to notice that something weird is going on. Everyone reacts strangely to any mention of away missions, and the Intrepid’s crew has a much higher than normal mortality rate. In an effort to avoid...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 Redshirts (Scalzi)
By all rights this light-hearted riff on the "redshirts always get killed" trope from Star Trek should have given me a headache. After all, time travel plots always cross my eyes, and muddle that in with a crossover between fiction and "reality" - well, it's just as well that the cheerful flippancy ...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.0 Review: Redshirts
Redshirts was a very fast read, light and funny, but with some depth mixed in here and there also. It was an especially nice change of pace after my last couple of books which were slower reads for me. It probably helped that I loved the original Star Trek series, because I was able to appreciate ...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
2.0 Tried too hard to be too clever.
Crewpeople on the starship Intrepid start noticing that many lower-level crew mates seem to have awfully high fatality numbers (see the book title). So they must replenish their supply of crew but their problems continue. How can this be? Why would so many of their fellow crew mates (who presumably ...
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