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Space: 1999 Alpha (Space: 1999)

3.1 of 5 stars 3.10  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The adventure begun in Omega continues!

Moonbase Alpha struggles to survive as past, present, and future collide and the fate of a universe hangs in the balance!
Paperback, 169 pages
Published March 2010 by Powys Media

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Sep 07, 2011 Bob rated it 1 of 5 stars
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If you were looking for something that takes a huge stinking shit on Alphan mythology then Alpha and its so-called prequel Omega fit that need. Bill is my favorite "new" author in the Powys line but I am quite disappointed with this highly confusing rambling story. If this is the future of Alpha, I may not care what happens to them. After reading Alpha, I lowered my initial ranking of Omega to one star from two.
I think the issue ultimately around stories like this is that tying everything in a neat bow causes existing stories to lose their edginess. Dragons Domain was always a frightening story but the use of the "dragons" as tame monsters now renders them as merely " misunderstood". Stories thrive when you don't explain everything,when mystery pervades back-story. This issue is what happened imho with the Star Wars prequels and it's what's happened with Omega and Alpha. The loss of Victor Bergman in t ...more
(Finished 2010-03-27 before 19:20 EDT)
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