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Future Kill: Williams Gibson’s The Peripheral

Future Kill: Williams Gibson’s The Peripheral

by Alex King When the past is always with you, it may as well be present; and if it is present, it will be future as well." - Neuromancer To most, William Gibson is the father of cyberpunk. He may not be the first author out of the gate with a story, but it was his...

Politics of a Pronoun: Ancillary Sword

Politics of a Pronoun: Ancillary Sword

by Alex King Wouldn't it be cool to have a society that really, genuinely doesn't care about gender" Science fiction and fantasy stories have long been a popular medium for social commentary. After all, what better way is there for an author to demonstrate the...

Paradox Found: Rachel Bach’s Heaven’s Queen

Paradox Found: Rachel Bach’s Heaven’s Queen

Heaven’s Queen heralds our return to the universe of Devi Morris, Rachel Bach’s spunky spitfire hero from Paradox. It is the third in the whirlwind Paradox series that started with last year’s Fortune’s Pawn, and brings Devi’s story to a rollicking conclusion. Bach,...