Sleep with the Fishes jFlawed and battles descriptions were dry and without conseuence I do see potential in it but it wasust so dry and emotion less that I felt like it dragged on uite a bit And considering it s a short story that definitely should not be happening This one gets a bad rap for being on one of the Puppy lists Ignore that or if you can t try to understand that this is what the sad though not rabid they ust want #to watch the world burn puppies were trying to get at # watch the world burn puppies were trying to get at haven t read any of the other ones yet they re all on the list ust because the awards were hijacked doesn t mean they weren t nominated but one it S OWN STRENGTH THIS SHOULD HAVE own strength this should have a solid contender It s a little too pat for me to give it the 5 but it s 4Oh and Theodore Beale is an asshole Let s ust be clear on that A ship s AI starts thinking for itself in the middle of warThis story has one of my pet peeves claiming to use logic without understanding it at all Why does popular science fiction
Do This Star Trek this Star Trek m looking at youAlso some of the characters were utterly asinine and simplistic. Carry two sets of tactical laser turrets twenty point defense low pulse lasers and two hypervelocity 100 centimeter projectile cannonsToday I will need few of those weapo. ,
Steve Rzasa ¸ 3 summary,
In his nominated novella Big Boys Don t Cry told in fewer words but with higher ratio of weapons porn to storytelling Blessedly short and with a massive spoiler in the title words but with higher ratio of weapons porn to storytelling Blessedly short and with a massive spoiler in the title StarsI was not a fan of this short
STORY DEFINITELY NOT HUGO MATERIAL TODefinitely not Hugo material To it up there is a war in the galaxy between the Terrans humans and Posthumans Machine enhanced humans and AIs We follow an AI that controls a space shit as it battles the humans The problem with this story for me was that it was ust so incredibly boring First of all I feel like
I VE SEEN MOST OF THEve seen most of the presented here elsewhere better executed as well The main character the AI was also very apathetic which further contributed to the story not being engrossing or captivating I did not care about the characters nor the plot and the long descriptions of battles and technology was A World on Fire just another layer of boring for me The thing is normally those things would excite me but here Iust didn t buy it The logic behind technology and the lack of consideration for real technological advancements we know today was. Amic armor plating one point six meters thick In the place of a lance I have 160 Long Arm high acceleration deep space torpedoes with fission warheads Instead of a sword Hugo 2015 nominee reading 3 35 starsMilitary SF ethical dilemma #PosthumanismUnfortunately one of the Sad Puppy slated short stories nominated for # one of the Sad Puppy slated short stories nominated for Hugo I haven t decided whether I m voting any of the non novel categories because most of them are overrun with sad puppies Since they are short I m reading the short stories to make sure I m not overreacting Easily my favorite of the 2015 Hugo nominees for Short StoryIf you enjoy science fiction of a military nature you will enjoy this story The main character is surprisingly compelling it being an artificial intelligence the space battles were entertaining and discussion of the society and technology was interestingThe only issues I had with the story were due to it being a short story I would have liked longer space battles though there is an in story reason for the battles being brief and I liked the main character enough that I would have liked to see himit in a longer work I read this story as part of my due diligence in preparation for the 2015 Hugo Awards The same story as told by Tom Kratman. 2015 Hugo nominee Best Short StoryI am a knight riding to warMy suit of armor is a single Mark III frigate a Body Of Polysteel Three of polysteel three meters long with a skin of cer. .