Star Trek: The Lost Era — Well of Souls

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{4.5/5} “I guess I’m just not making myself clear. Isn’t it funny how each of us can understand the impulse to kill for revenge or self-defense, but that none of us is willing, for one second, to put ourselves in the shoes of someone who feels cornered, or that he has nothing to lose?” Star […]

Star Trek: The Art of the Impossible

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{4.5/5} “Honor must be served, but honor does not put food on the table. It is no easy thing for a noble-born Klingon to starve like some laborer in the lowlands. Finding Ch’Gran is the thing that can save us, remind us of who we are.” Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Art of […]

Star Trek: The Lost Era — One Constant Star

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{4.5/5} “I don’t want to hear anything about the dangers involved… I’m a Starfleet officer… a captain, not some deskbound admiral. I’ve served on starships, and I’ve spent more time on the edge of the Romulan Neutral Zone than almost anyone in Starfleet, including you. And I don’t want to hear about us maybe never […]

Star Trek: Serpents Among the Ruins

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{4.5/5} “She had pledged her cooperation to Captain Harriman, a man she had known — and trusted, at least to some extent — for some time, but what he had asked of her  held danger not only for her, but for her people as well… Kamemor had labored a very long time for peace, had […]

Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Sundered

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{4.5/5} “You see the Neyel as sundered members of the human family, so you feel responsible for what they do, and for whatever happens to them. It’s understandable that you might think you owe them something. Save them if you can.” Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Sundered by Michael A. Martin & Andy […]

Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3

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{5/5} “Hope.” Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3 by Greg Rucka, Cliff Richards & Ray Snyder, published in 2019 (original comic books published in 2005-10) Wonder Woman is attacked by Superman, and she discovers that Max Lord, the Black King, is controlling him. Superman and Wonder Woman fight nearly to death. In order to […]

Foundryside

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{4.5/5} “The way scrived carriages worked was common knowledge in Tevanne: the commands written upon the wheels convinced them that they were on an incline, and so the wheels, absolutely believing this, would feel obliged to roll downhill — even if there was actually no hill at all, and the carriage was actually just rolling […]

The Radleys

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{4.5/5} “Be proud to act like a normal human being. Keep daylight hours, get a regular job and mix in the company of people with a fixed sense of right and wrong.” The Radleys by Matt Haig, published in 2010 The Radleys are vampires. Peter and Helen used to drink blood, but they’ve been abstaining […]

Children of Ruin

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{4.5/5} “He understands that perhaps the aliens are simply not good at communicating. Still, they show neither aggression nor fear, and Paul has a sudden leap of cognition — a moment when all his parts contribute to the whole — and sees that there is a germ of commonality there. They are trying, and why […]

Star Trek: The More Things Change

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{4.5/5} “I served as his nurse for years before I became a doctor, and those old habits are hard to break — for both of us. He’s still my superior officer, but there are times when it feels like nothing has changed, and insecurities I thought I’d left behind… Well, since he returned to active […]