Kameron Hurley Ý 4 charactersNight Shade Books the publisher has my number when it comes to whatever it is that catches my eye with cover pictures And then NSB hits my other sensory checkpoints when I pick up a book the books are a good size and heft or cradling in the hands or lap the cover material is a non glossy and yet satiny smooth Lefty finish that doesn t preserve unsightly greasyingerprints and the pages and print are sturdy and satiny smooth inish that doesn t preserve unsightly greasy ingerprints and the pages and print are sturdy and t smear I was actually hooked by the 2nd in the series Shadow of the Vampire for this and another one Infidel and Yarn andound the Statistical Computing in C++ and R firstor both series so that I could eventually read those 2nd onesWell that was a *Pointless ParagraphThis Is A Mess Of A *paragraphThis is a mess of a Echoes of Dune and Mad Max It s the Human Aspects of Software Engineering faruture and we re shown a planet that had been inhabited by various groups of ollowers of a never named religion although it s obvious which one rom the brief brief like skivvies not brief like too short tidbits and descriptions of the cultures But rather than being united by their belief they are suspicious of each other if not outright hostile There s been biological evolution One of the nations has twisted itself about such that women have become dominantThis book Cities and Dialogue follows a woman scarred and actually still bleedingiguratively Christmas Doll from a war that has been going on long enough that its cause has beenorgotten or rather I d Dark Tide Rising (William Monk forgotten it in the course of readingdon t remember oops We see herurther downfall skip ahead to years later where she s in a rut but with a loyal team and then the destruction of the team We learn that her brittleness covered pain although only at the very end There s no mass killing off of main characters a la
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