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Chris Napier

Chris Napier

Chris Napier lives in Glasgow, Scotland with his wife, two young sons and a head full of utter nonsense. An ecumenical geek, he especially delights in stories of hope in dark places and finding beauty in desolation. In between writing his own stories and posting to his Chaotic Good Story Club, he attends the Glasgow SF Writers Circle and contributes to Big Comic Page and Grimdark Magazine.

Is Dune a worthy adaptation of its lofty source material?

Dune comes with a lot of baggage and high expectations. For a start, it’s based on one of the most critically and commercially successful science fiction novels of all time (whether it is grimdark...

REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I know Adrian Tchaikovsky best from works like Children of Time, Children of Ruin and Dogs of War where he uses other creatures, often affected by humanity’s meddling to talk about very relatable human...

REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight

Warhawk is the sixth (of eight) in the Siege of Terra series and 60th Horus Heresy novel in Black Library’s ongoing marathon exploring and expanding the foundational myth of the Warhammer 40k universe. As...

REVIEW: Dark Harvest by Josh Reynolds

I’ve read a lot of Black Library stuff, but never before in the Warhammer Horror sub-section and only once previously in the Age of Sigmar setting. Dark Harvest is set in the Realm of...

REVIEW: Godzilla vs Kong Movie

It felt a bit strange to pay a hefty £15.99 for a movie that I was going to watch at home, but in this time of pandemic lockdowns I wanted to see the kaiju...

Top 5 Warhammer 40k Lore Youtube Channels

The first pieces of Warhammer 40,000 lore were taken from the existing Warhammer Fantasy Battle setting, but pushed into a far future science fiction setting with the Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader book which was...

REVIEW: The Fury of Magnus by Graham McNeill

The Fury of Magnus novella is the latest instalment in the ongoing Siege of Terra series as Black Library’s centrepiece project pushes towards a conclusion. As a novella, Fury of Magnus is more of...

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REVIEW: The Expanse Series 5 Episode 10 – Nemesis Games

It’s time for the finale of season 5 of The Expanse, titled as has become customary after the book which will form the core of the next series – Nemesis Games. And in your final...

The expanse

REVIEW: The Expanse Series 5 Episode 9 – Winnipesaukee

Welcome to our next installment in the episode-by-episode series review of The Expanse Season five. Today I’ll be talking about Episode 9, Winnipesaukee, so if you’re not up to where we’re up to, fire...

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REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means–more Expanse and we’re up to episode eight, titled Hard Vacuum, and given we last saw Naomi Nagata about to expire in an airlock after making a...