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The Crossing (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “If you tell the truth about where we’re from, we will become a commodity. There are many wonderful things about this time but it isn’t without dangers, and we have to be very careful. No one can know the truth.” The Crossing season 1, aired in 2018 A small town sheriff finds a bunch […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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{4.5/5} “Everything you heard about me is true.” Solo: A Star Wars Story, released in 2018 Han Solo escapes from Corellia by falling in with some smugglers. They run into some trouble completing their job, and the boss demands that they take someone along on the next job — Qi’ra, the woman Han left behind. […]

Star Trek: The Lost Years

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “What if I made you an admiral without chaining you to that desk? If I made you a special envoy, put you in Admiral Ciana’s department as a troubleshooter? If it’s excitement you want, we could have you warping all over the galaxy again.” Star Trek: The Lost Years by J. M. Dillard, published […]

Blue Bloods (season 8)

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{4.5/5} “And one more bonus of the job. You can sit down with a president, a rock star, a famous athlete, and a cop. Whose stories does everyone want to hear?” Blue Bloods season 8, aired in 2017-18 The mayor has resigned and an interim one appointed — Frank’s not sure if she wants him […]

Avengers: Infinity War

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{4.5/5} “Oh, we’re using our made-up names. Um… I’m Spider-Man, then.” Avengers: Infinity War, released in 2018 When Thanos gets all 6 Infinity Stones he’ll be able to wield unimaginable power — he’ll be able to finally achieve his goal of ridding the universe of half its beings. So that the beings who are left […]

Timeless (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “Get some clothes. Steal a car.” — Lucy and Rufus, at the same time Timeless season 2, aired in 2018 Lucy, Wyatt, and Rufus continue to try to figure out what Rittenhouse is doing and stop them. Lucy has discovered that her mother and father both belong to Rittenhouse. In 1918 in France Lucy’s […]

Star Trek: Enterprise — The First Adventure

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{4.5/5} “I believed when I first observed you, that I could not work with you. You are very different from Christopher Pike. You are emotional, headstrong, and stubborn. But I have come to understand that these differences should be valued, not despised. I realized that working with you would be a valuable, if difficult, experience.” […]

Foundation and Chaos

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{4.5/5} “The humans who made us both, in different times and for different purposes, interest me. I am concerned for their welfare. However wrongly, I regard myself as human, and that is why I have returned.” Foundation and Chaos by Greg Bear, published in 1998 Even as an old man, Hari Seldon continues to work […]

Foundation’s Fear

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{4.5/5} “Hari felt in his soul that unpredictability was bad — for humanity, for his mathematics. But it was inescapable. This was the secret the Emperor and others must never know. That until he could rule chaos — or at least peer into it — psychohistory was a fraud.” Foundation’s Fear by Gregory Benford, published […]

Fuzzy Nation

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{4.5/5} “He paused at the cabin door and pointed to Baby Fuzzy, who now appeared to be dozing lightly. ‘If that is a person, then this becomes a Class Three-a planet — a planet with native sapient life — and Zara Corp’s E and E charter is suspended… No more mining, no more drilling, no […]