Author Archives: dan
Oh, the contempt that winks within you A sullen coal Enslaved to the machinery that enslaves you Although you built it.
A tomb’s chartreuse dome Behind leaves before the sky I’m grateful for them
Moving continents Black and clear blue, glowing pink An amazing sky!
Semiosis by Sue Burke Semiosis is less a novel than a book of short stories, each of which recounts another generation of the history of a human colony on an exoplanet. I had trouble with the beginning, but after I … Continue reading
Willow leaves tumble Until they find a surface Water from a spring
…And I Show You How Deep the Rabbit Hole Goes by Scott Alexander This one is just a short story, but what fun it is! A bunch of twenty-somethings take magic pills that give them superpowers, based on a meme … Continue reading
Finally I can talk about this! Image Comics has just announced the post-apocalyptic sci-fi comic series PROTECTOR. Written by Simon Roy and Daniel M. Bensen, drawn by Artyom Trakhanov, colors by Jason Wordie and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. #1 cover by James Stokoe! It … Continue reading
Cetaganda by Lois McMaster Bujold I re-read this one for I believe the third time. Miles Vorkosigan untangles terrible interstellar political machinations, this time without a fleet of mercenaries. Just with his cousin Ivan. You probably could jump into the … Continue reading