Monthly Archives: June 2014

Moment of Extinction

Review: Moment of Extinction

Two nuclear missiles (2 out of 4 rating) I can’t say anything about this story without spoilers, so here’s the dragon: MINOR SPOILERS BELOW – ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK There are two types of characters here: workers for a relief agency which rescues people from alternate universes / parallel dimensions, and the refugees. (The […]

Medium Robot

I know who you are

In an earlier post, I asked you to tell me about yourself and what you’d like to see on this blog in the future. This is a follow-up to share the poll results and announce some upcoming features. Please use the comments section to let me know if you think I’m moving in the right/wrong […]

Energy Scavengers

Review: The Energy Scavengers

  Three flying saucers (3 out of 4 rating) This is an ambitious story, as every character is a robot; there are no humans or bugs or squids, only metal parts and circuitry. Two human-built robots (a lander and a rover) touch down on what was once an alien mining colony, and interact with the […]

Giant Robot

Who are you, and what do you want?

Perhaps it’s in my nature to categorize and organize things, so when I decided to put some other types of content on the web, I naturally created additional blogs to house them. Some of you may be readers of my non-fiction book reviews at Seven Cities of Paper or viewers of my travel photos at […]

Edge_of_Tomorrow_Poster

Movie: Edge of Tomorrow

  Four Royal Crowns (4 out of 4 rating) A spoiler-free blog post for people who haven’t seen the movie This is the first movie review here at PDC. As you may know, PDC is currently headquartered in a non-western country, and either because the country isn’t considered important in Hollywood, or due to the […]

Catskinner

Review: Catskinner’s Book

Three flying saucers (3 out of 4 rating) The author of Catskinner’s Book, Misha Burnett, gave me a copy of the audiobook version and asked me to review it. I’ve decided to try something a little bit different with this review, dividing it into the good, the bad, and the ugly. Fortunately, the story pulled […]

Giant Robot

Blog Hop follow-up

This is a follow up to my writing process blog hop post. I’m posting links to other bloggers’ entries, and jotting down a few notes about interesting things they’ve written. James Pailly invited me to the blog hop. I found it interesting that both he and I started writing to focus on something other than […]