This is where it all begins. An Earth-like planet is detected only 8 light-years from the Sol system, and humanity is desperate to find a potential new home since Earth is suffering the effects of centuries of abusing the planet’s resources. Continue reading Much to everyone’s surprise, humans save the day in this one
Survival is the conclusion of the Star Quest series by Ben Bova. Having traveled farther into space than anyone has ventured thus far, this group of human saviors discovers a race of artificially intelligent beings that don’t need saving. Continue reading I’m afraid we can’t allow you to leave
Welkin is a good boy. He follows orders. He keeps his nose clean and does what is expected of him. He’s going to need to be disciplined if he is going to survive when he reaches Earth. Continue reading Get Off The Grass!
Fred Johnson was just following orders. Or, so he thought when he attacked Anderson Station. Fred and his troops breached the hull of the station and marched in, guns blazing. He carefully monitored the progress of his forces as they cleared corridor after corridor. There were pockets of resistance that they overcame quickly since the troops wore body armor and were armed with high-powered rifles. The “terrorists” on board the station wore nothing but coveralls and were armed with anything they could get their hands on – a few guns, but mostly tools and other hand-made weapons. Continue reading He Was Just Following Orders
Ahsoka is an excellent read for any Star Wars fan. I didn’t find any objectionable content in the story and would have no problem with my middle-grade and almost-teenager read it. I had a little trouble following where exactly Ahsoka was as she bounced from planet to planet (moon to moon?), but the story contained the usual Star Wars action, which is always fun for us as readers. The story also connects how Ahsoka becomes associated with the Rebel Alliance in its early days. Continue reading The Clone Wars may be over, but a new war is just beginning