… I find most hard sci fi really boring? I’ve been working my way through Mission of Gravity for the past couple of weeks and it is soooo slow. I know it’s a classic and all, and the whole world-with-700-times-our gravity thing is interesting, but the book is basically one long as-you-know-Bob. And the total lack of characterization doesn’t help either. Am I going to get my geek privileges revoked for this? Is this like the equivalent of being a gay man who lacks the ability to properly coordinate colors?
Still badly jet-lagged. My body seems to be having an argument with itself about what time it ought to be.
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I have to say I feel the same way. I find science fiction interesting only when it mixes cool science with how it affects human life.
I’m with you, really. Hard SF leaves me cold, for the most part.