Sci-Fi tagged posts
A vampire owing child support . . . A law student stranded in a war-torn fantasy world . . . A trigger-happy collections agent who repossesses unpaid gadgetry . . . . . .and these are the good guys. Why should it be natural to read tales of valor, carried out by heroes who are brave, noble, or even good? Why can’t the villain save the day once in a while? Or maybe the damsel in distress? Or perhaps a disinterested third party? Within this collection are thirty-six dark little stories wrapped around the odd theme of “unheroic” individuals making a difference. This twisted, eclectic mix of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror tales will leave you looking at the real world through different eyes. Should the hero’s journey only be reserved for the pure of heart? You be the judge.
Recently, our very own David Chapman had the opportunity to sit down and chat with science fiction author, Robert J Sawyer. We’re thrilled to be able to share it with all of you!Read More
Android replicas of comic book superheroes live among us. They were created to be the ultimate indulgence of the very rich, but as a result of a ruling by the Supreme Court they are now free citizens. Free super-powered, thinking, feeling beings with deeply programmed tendencies toward good or evil. And now the most evil one of all has found a way to deactivate the mind hobbles that keep him docile and law-abiding. Can a reluctant, down-on-his-luck android, created in the image of the greatest comic book hero of all, find a way to stop this deadly being before he either crushes a terrified humanity beneath his feet or forces them to destroy all artificial people, good and evil?
After finishing Doctor Diablo and enjoying it a ton, it wasn’t difficult to go to ...Read More
If you have ever listened to a novel that’s been put out as a podcast, you owe a debt of thanks to Scott Sigler. His novel Earthcore was the first podcast-only novel ever produced. It was released over 20 weeks, and gained over 10,000 subscribers in that time.
By the time his second podcast novel, Ancestor, had concluded he was drawing an audience of 30,000 listeners and over 700,000 downloads. The hype behind Scott’s work prompted Sirius Satellite Radio to pick up Ancestor, as the first audiobook serialized on the network.
Flash forward and Scott is now a New York Times best selling author, with novels being released by both mainstream publishers and his own Empty Set Entertainment. As Scott’s career has evolved, so to has his podcast...Read More