[LMB] Uterine replicators in _Shards of Honor_

Luke Bretscher rocketman0739 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 14:59:54 GMT 2018


On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM Damien Sullivan <phoenix at mindstalk.net> wrote:
>
> Actually it kind of is.  Much of the book reads like someone's fluffy
> slice-of-life fix-it fanfic.  You may cry tears of joy.  There's also
> conflict, but it has much less of her Cherryh's patented mix of paranoia
> and claustrophobia and someone trying to survive in fearful ignorance.
>
> Ari is a Fucking Adult Now and wants her happy ending and will take a
> flamethrower to any bullshit in her way.  And her happy ending requires
> some other people to be happy too.  So, FLAME ON.

That's rather encouraging. Though it sometimes gets unnerving when a
Cherryh book has a real happy ending, and you keep glancing over your
shoulder for the other shoe that must be about to drop.

Luke


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