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Prey Highlights Man’s Folly in the Face of Technology

Prey Highlights Man’s Folly in the Face of Technology

Michael Crichton’s Prey is a parable for technological advancement gone amok. It starts with an introduction to “Artificial Evolution in the Twenty-first Century,” which allows Crichton to weave a better story and set the stage for Prey to read more like a play than a novel.

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Azura Ghost is the high stakes trilogy middle book I didn’t know I needed

Azura Ghost is the high stakes trilogy middle book I didn’t know I needed

Remember way back in the fall of 2020 when my review of Nophek Gloss by Essa Hansen proclaimed that it was the start of a trilogy that you’d want to get your hands on? The sequel and middle book of that trilogy Azura Ghost keeps that promise and doubles down with fury and vengeance, love and compassion, and with a book that really does put the science back into science fiction.

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Crichton’s Next is a TED Talk with a novel preamble

Crichton’s Next is a TED Talk with a novel preamble

Next is a masterful chaotic mess combining real science and science fiction so seamlessly that you have no idea what is or isn’t fabricated or researched unless you have a Ph.D., which I don’t. It asks and deals with a lot of bioethical issues and raises as many concerns as it does questions.

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