Setting Archive : future

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

The future…
Sometimes a wonderful land, sometimes a dystopia. Sometimes in the past, because if the book was written in the 60s but set in the 90s then it is both set in the future and the past, or at least that’s how I sees it, and this is my blog, so that’s the way it is.

The Martian
The Martian by Andy Weir

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to […]

Wolves
Wolves by Simon Ing

I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it […]

The Android’s Dream
The Androids Dream by John Scalzi

Part of my Sci-Fi 2014 Experience When a book opens with a death by farting, two deaths by farting actually, […]

Moxyland
Moxyland by Lauren Beukes

Set in a fictional, futuristic Cape Town in South Africa Moxyland is a book that I’m somewhat conflicted about. I […]

Redshirts
Redshirts by John Scalzi

p>Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience Ensign Dahl has just been assigned to The Intrepid. In many ways this is […]

Parasite
Parasite by Mira Grant

Book 1 in the Parasitology series. Sally Mitchell was in a car crash, suffered brain damage, but just as her […]

Elysium
Elysium dir. Neill Blomkamp

In 2154 the rich and privileged have abandoned Earth and now live happily ever after on a space habitat, Elysium. […]

Beasts of the walking city
Beasts of the walking city by Del Law

Book one in the Walking Cities series Blackwell is a Hugliev, a once powerful race that have been hunted to […]

Warhorse
Warhorse

For years humans had thought themselves alone in space. But then the Tampies made themselves known. And they, unlike humanity, […]

Star Trek into darkness
Star Trek Into Darkness

Terrorism is everywhere these days. From Iron Man to Star Trek and everywhere in between, you just can’t get away […]

After tomorrow
After tomorrow

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky, […]

On a red station, drifting
on a red station drifitng

Ever since she arrived on Prosper Station Quyen has been welcomed by the Honoured Ancestress, the artificial intelligence that runs […]