Book Review- ‘The Paladin’ by C.J.Cherryh

‘The Paladin’ by C.J.Cherryh  http://www.amazon.com/Paladin-C-J-Cherryh/dp/0671318373 Looking for a night in shining armor, a paragon of virtue and flawless character? An untarnished hero who is a beacon of light standing against the darkness? Look...

Near misses…

I just read a book that kept me on the edge of my seat… and had me gnashing my teeth in fury and frustration because of the huge, gaping, ridiculously obvious plot holes.  I’m sorry, but when I read a techno-thriller I shouldn’t be smarter than...

“An Inconvenient Encounter”

A couple years ago we wrote a very short story about the main character of our then-upcoming novel ‘Diaries of a Dwarven Rifleman.’ We made it available for free through a variety of sources to get people interested in the novel, and when we published...

The Matrix Has You.

Here’s something to chew on- a few years ago there was a study done concerning the beliefs of liberals and conservatives. The questions were carefully formulated to avoid partisanship and political buzzwords. The study found two interesting things- the first...

Interstellar Flight- In the Near Future?

Last year a group of very smart people launched something called ‘The Hundred-Year Starship’ program. The purpose of this was to identify and develop key technologies that would allow us to launch the first starship, about a century from now.  The project...