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Ascension by

A Tangled Axon novel : #1 Part of my Diverse Universe reading. Alanna Quick is a sky-surgeon and she loves…

Guardians of the Galaxy [based on comics] by , dir. by

Twenty six years after the death of his mother, and twenty six years after he was abducted by aliens, Peter…

The Martian by

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

Redshirts by

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

Warhorse by

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

Star Trek into darkness dir. by

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

On a red station, drifting by

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

Leviathan wakes by

The Expanse – book 1 In the not so distant, but still far off, future humans have left Earth. Colonised…

Alien dir. by

Dir. Ridley Scott

Can you believe that this film is 31 years old? Thirty one years old. That’s as old as I am. And yet it is still as effective as ever. And perfect for the RIP’s Peril on the Screen.

You probably all know the plot; a commercial space vessel’s crew is woken from cryo-sleep midway through their journey home. The ship’s computer has picked up a transmission that may be an SOS call. As they investigate they find an abandoned ship but suffer an attack on a crew member. They retreat to their own ship, carrying their injured member, and ignoring quarantine procedures, they undergo treatment from the science officer. And then things begin to go wrong…

Olympos by

By Dan Simons
I really loved Ilium when I read it in June so was looking forward to this, the sequel. And it kicks off right where we left the story in the first book. Unfortunately it just didn’t work as well. All through this book I was interested in what was going on, but never gripped, never fascinated or engaged by it. Merely hmm, that’s interesting.

Doom dir. by

I wasn’t hoping for great things, and all my hopes were met. Not good at all. The basic plot is…

Serenity by

ISBN: 1416502882 813.54 Novelization of the film by the same name. Where do you start when you go to write…

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