Phillip Berrie

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Phill Berrie lives in Canberra, Australia with his wife, two daughters and his extended family. He has a Bachelors degree in Applied Physics, a Masters in Information Science and a Graduate Diploma in Education. He has worked in the back rooms of education-related institutions for most of his life as an IT professional helping academics with the computational aspects of their professions. This includes such diverse activities: as analysing the mineral potential of rock samples, authenticating and distributing electronic editions of famous Australian literature, and most recently, helping science teachers teach science.

Phill is a futurist and has had a lifelong love affair with science, genre-related fiction and gaming. His love of roleplay
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Phillip Berrie The first favourite couple that comes to mind are Dracula and Mina Harker in Fred Saberhagen's 'Dracula Tapes', which is a retelling of Bram Stoker's…moreThe first favourite couple that comes to mind are Dracula and Mina Harker in Fred Saberhagen's 'Dracula Tapes', which is a retelling of Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' from the count's point of view.

In this very clever re-interpretation of the classic horror story, Saberhagen picks apart the bad science and some loose writing of the story to paint the count in a much better light for the reader.

I won't say anything more so as to not spoil the story, but I will say that the 'bad' guy gets the girl in the end in this story, and I was totally on his side.(less)
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The Changeling Detective

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Attina's Homecoming

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Love is Blind

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Interactive Fiction Project

Not a book as such, but if you liked those old choose-your-own-adventure books, I am currently involved in the writing of something similar as an episodic serial.

Choices That Matter is an app available on iOS and Android phones. The app is the medium for the delivery of a series of interactive fiction stories produced by Australian entertainment company Tin Man Games.

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Phillip Berrie Phillip Berrie said: " This is a novel that explores the subject of consciousness, deep time and time travel.

What if time wasn't infinite? What if it was a limited resource that could run out? What if time was like a piece of string that had knots in it? Well, Great Minds
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All-New, All-Different Avengers - The Magnificent Seven by Mark Waid
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Time Runs Out, Part Two by Jonathan Hickman
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Wild Chrome by Greg Mellor
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Probably 3.5 rather than 3, but not 4.

These stories were a mixture of what I call cyberpunk and post-singularity. The cyberpunk stories meant more to me as the human element was stronger. The post-singularity stories I felt suffered because there was
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Avengers Arena, Volume by Dennis Hopeless
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Rating should be 2.5.

The concept is old hat, and the escalation of the power of the main villain is unbelievable.

The only reason, this doesn't have a rating of 2 is because I like the end scene where the main villain is shown who is really calling th
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Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson
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Definitely one of the better origin stories that I've read recently. The story has a good sense of place as well; as seen through the eyes of the Pakistani Muslim main character.

I also love the idea that the main character's super-heroic personae is
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Original Sin, Part One by Jason Aaron
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Not greatly impressed, but willing to see where Part 2 takes us.
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Death of Wolverine by Charles Soule
Death of Wolverine
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This was okay, but I don't understand how this fits in with the canon of the future-death history of Wolverine as I know it (i.e., the comic-book story 'Logan' and the movie adaptation of that story, both of which give us alternative endings for the ...more
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Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen
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Giving this one 2.5–3 stars.

The main characters and their development are all interesting. The artwork is very good and quite clever in some places, namely the special use of panelling.

The main thing I didn't like about this is the part some of the s
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Fantastic Four by Matt Fraction
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This was better than I thought it would be, especially the interactions between characters and the callbacks to past storylines for some of them.

The only one of the characters that didn't receive a good treatment was Johnny Storm, but as he is being
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