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Commented on Subspace Survivors

DCollison
DCollison
Sat, 26 Dec 2009 23:16:03 +0100

1 of 5

The worst of Doc Smith's stories I have read. The characters were not believable, the story was pretty pointless, and the ending didn't really merit any discussion. Recommend avoiding unless you are just curious.


Commented on Neptune Crossing

DCollison
DCollison
Sat, 26 Dec 2009 20:49:34 +0100

5 out of 5.

Jeffrey Carver ROCKS.

The Chaos Chronicles (Infinite Sea, Neptune Crossing, Eternity's End, Strange Attractors, Sunborn, and ???) is a very neat and clever series.

Carver has taken an EXTREMELY difficult story mechanism and actually made it work (by the skin of its teeth mind you).

The most difficult trick to pull off is to introduce unthinkably advanced protagonists and antagonists and then stick humans in the middle. How can the humans possibly survive, much less contribute to the storyline,… (more)