Joan D. Vinge
Birth date: April 02, 1948
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Q:Did they really know who I was? My paranoia started doing the multiplication tables.(c)Q:I wondered what his problem was; if he was on drugs, or if just being a taMing was enough to fuck him up this bad.(c)
I've been procrastinating to stave off reading this series for, like, 5 years? And now I finally have gotten to reading it. And it is as good as expected, maybe even a bit better. Love this.
I haven't seen the film that goes with this novel, so didn't have any expectations about characters or events.Stands on its own as a good hybrid of sci-fi and Western.The characters start off as the typical Western tropes; silent and mysterious stranger with a past, cattle barons who think they run ...
Recommendation: If you insist on completing the trilogy. Otherwise, Catspaw (#2) is the must-read while Psion (#1) is solid. Rating: 2-2 ½ stars I read it, enjoyed parts of it but it has problematic tropes and nonsensical premises I can’t accept with a unsatisfying ending. ProsGet up close and perso...
TW: Rape Content: realistic kyriarchy, some violence, an explosion, exploitation, child neglect, sex, Rating: 4 ½ starsRecommendation: Fantastic cyberpunk with a smart-mouth dark hero in a sprawling universe as he copes with his own trauma among the responsible oligarchy. A must-read for science f...