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Slow Bullets From The Author Of The Revelation Space Series Comes An Interstellar Adventure Of War, Identity, Betrayal, And The Preservation Of Civilization Itself.A Vast Conflict, One That Has Encompassed Hundreds Of Worlds And Solar Systems, Appears To Be Finally At An End A Conscripted Soldier Is Beginning To Consider Her Life After The War And The Family She Has Left Behind But For Scur And For Humanity Peace Is Not To Be.On The Brink Of The Ceasefire, Scur Is Captured By A Renegade War Criminal, And Left For Dead In The Ruins Of A Bunker She Revives Aboard A Prisoner Transport Vessel Something Has Gone Terribly Wrong With The Ship.Passengers Combatants From Both Sides Of The War Are Waking Up From Hibernation Far Too Soon Their Memories, Embedded In Bullets, Are The Only Links To A World Which Is No Longer Recognizable And Scur Will Be Reacquainted With Her Old Enemy, But With Much Higher Stakes Than Just Her Own Life.


10 thoughts on “Slow Bullets

  1. says:

    Alastair Reynolds, best known for his brilliant Revelation Space series, published Slow Bullets in 2015.Something of a departure, this is still a tense, intelligent space thriller Told with wit and raw emotion, Reynolds uses an omnipresent dramatic tension to enhance his minimalistic narration.The novel opens as an epic space war is concluding The ceasef


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    Read as part of the Hugo Voters Packet.And I think this one is creeping up past Penric s Demon to get my vote A vicious interstellar conflict is coming to an end A ceasefire has been announced Unfortunately for one soldier, the enemy who s captured her is infamous for his brutality, and he couldn t care less that hostilities are officially over Scur fully expects


  3. says:

    Alastair Reynolds has written a large number of books, so I know he can write However Slow Bullets which did have some creative ideas within it s pages let me down As the story progressed, both the protagonist and the antagonist became and cartoonish.The bad guy was the ultimate evil incarnate who could survive in a spaceship for an extended span of time without food, wat


  4. says:

    Music Skinny Puppy The Centre Bullet because while I like the Tear Garden one, the instrumental ish version works the best After a long war, during a ceasefire, a soldier named Scur ends up being caught by a war crimnal, Orvin, and left for dead In what seems like a next moment, she finds herself on a former starliner turned prisoner transporter vessel Caprice with a slowly dy


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    I love Alistair Reynolds, but I did not love Slow Bullets.Reynolds is the writer who re ignited my passion for SF and I have huge respect for his work, which I regard with a mix of warmth and awe Revelation Space reminded me how truly great this genre can be, the vast vistas of the imagination that it commands and the genuine sense of wonder it can elicit in a reader Sadly, Sl


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    If you re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Reynolds in Character Driven Mode Slow Bullets by Alastair ReynoldsDisclaimer I received an advance reader s copy ARC Uncorrected Manuscript Proof of this book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review All opinions expressed are my own, and no monetary compensation was received for this review The book is due to be published on June, 201


  7. says:

    I liked being pleasantly surprised with this tale, even though my expectations were shaken at first it straying far from the exciting space opera I have enjoyed from him before This is a novella and the setting is effectively constrained to a closed society aboard a disabled space ship Reynolds for me has been a very reliable source of long, imaginative space operas with multiple lead characters, plots with a lot


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    I personally have always felt that it is relatively difficult to write a shorter novel than a longer one that can get a reader fully invested to care for the fate of its characters The plot moves along at a brisk pace, allowing little leeway for any substantial character development And if a writer opts for it anyway, he she might have to sacrifice the subplots, hence making the plot linear, and reminding a reader that it


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    3.5 stars Newbie to Reynolds work, so I figured one of his shorter works might be interesting to check out This is a tale of a bunch of former soldiers and convicts waking up from hyposleep I think that s what the author called it on a ship, with no idea why and what s going on or where they are Scur, the main character, narrates, and you find out she was conscripted because of her family s political beliefs Scur seems hellbent on r


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    4 Stars Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds is a fantastic little slice of what one of my favorite authors is all about This easy read novella touches on many of the areas that make Reynolds such a great writer This is a science fiction story that is lean on the math and physics, making it very accessible to new readers This is not a hard science story like much of what Reynolds writes.Slow Bullets is a story about a spaceship filled with war c


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