Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle: The Mote in God’s Eye

Throughout the past thousand years of history it has been traditional to regard the Alderson Drive as an unmixed blessing. Without the faster-than-light travel Alderson’s discoveries made possible, humanity would have been trapped in the tiny prison of the Solar System when the Great Patriotic Wars destroyed the CoDominium on Earth. Instead, we had already . . . → Read More: Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle: The Mote in God’s Eye

Literary Matters: Tanya Huff: A Confederation of Valor

I’m a long-time fan of military science fiction having read my way through the entire of Neal Asher’s Polity and a much older series as well, Poul Anderson’s Flandry. I however had not known that Tanya Huff whose most excellent urban fantasies I’ve read did military sf. And it appears our reviewer, Robert Tilendis, came . . . → Read More: Literary Matters: Tanya Huff: A Confederation of Valor