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Science Fiction Round 69: I Don’t Know What This Is, But It Made A Squelching Sound

2017/02/24 2 comments

Biology is not my thing.  I mean, I studied physics because it was basically the not-biology major, so I could avoid all the living, growing, squishy, gooey things.

I recently read Kameron Hurley’s The Stars Are Legion, and the biopunk aspects were fascinating all by themselves.  For… multiple definitions of fascinating.  A content warning for various flavors of bio-horror is in order.

I will now discuss the book, and also apply cold, hard physics to the scary, squishy stuff.  Wish me luck.

This cover seems accurate, although I really imagined the spaceships as looking... different. Like cylopean slugs crossed with space motorcycles. If you happen to see it, the alternate title and jacket of "Lesbians in Space" is also accurate.

This cover seems accurate, although I really imagined the spaceships as looking… different. Like cylopean slugs crossed with space motorcycles.
If you happen to see it, the alternate title and jacket of “Lesbians in Space” is also accurate.

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