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REVIEW: The Division: Hearts On Fire

The Division: Hearts On Fire is an audiobook drama produced by Ubisoft and Audible. It is written by KC Wayland and stars a cast including Katie Sackhoff (The Mandalorian, Battlestar Galactica) and Shannon Woodward (Westworld)...

REVIEW: Secret Invasion- Episode 6 ‘Home’

Secret Invasion- Episode 6 ‘Home’ ends with an attempt at a bang instead of a whimper but sadly ends up falling flat on its face. I had high hopes for Secret Invasion when it...

REVIEW: Secret Invasion- Episode 5 ‘Harvest’

Secret Invasion- Episode 5 ‘Harvest’ is probably the best episode of the series because it may not do much to fix the series’ many flaws, but it does at least have a bunch of things...

REVIEW: Those Left Behind by N.C. Scrimgeour

N.C. Scrimgeour’s debut series, The Waystations Trilogy, is billed as ‘perfect for fans of Mass Effect, The Expanse and Star Wars’ and the first instalment, Those Left Behind is an excellent introduction to this...

REVIEW: Secret Invasion- Episode Four ‘Beloved’

Secret Invasion 1×04 “Beloved” is the fourth episode out of a six episode miniseries that is supposed to be about the Skrull invasion of Earth. However, it’s mostly been about a couple of thwarted (as...

REVIEW: Secret Invasion- Episode Three ‘Betrayed’

“BETRAYED” is the third episode of the SECRET INVASION series by Disney+. The premise of Secret Invasion is the Skrulls from Captain Marvel have elected a new leader in Gravik. Gravik is a former...

REVIEW: Secret Invasion- Episode Two ‘Promises’

Secret Invasion didn’t make a huge impression on me the previous episode. It felt like the show suffered from trying to rush into its premise without properly setting up its stakes or world-building. The...

REVIEW: The Edge of Sleep by Jake Emmanuel and Willie Block

Before it was a novel, The Edge of Sleep by Jake Emmanuel and Willie Block, was one of the best SF podcasts in recent memory. I remember being utterly riveted when I first listened...

REVIEW: The Strange by Nathan Ballingrud

The Strange by Nathan Ballingrud is science fiction, but science fiction of the retro kind, a wistful homage to the outlandish bygone tales of a Mars with a breathable atmosphere, stiff and clanking robots,...

REVIEW: Secret Invasion (2023) Episode One

Secret Invasion was a show I was really looking forward to. I’m a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe but, unfortunately (for Disney), it’s been running out of steam ever since Avengers: Endgame....