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Stars Uncharted by S.K. Dunstall
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Read 2 times. Last read January 12, 2020 to January 15, 2020.

01/20: Re-reading in preparation for the next book. I have been reading a LOT of so-called "hard science fiction" in the interim between now and the previous time I read this book, and was struck this time by how much this is NOT HSF. It doesn't try to be, and there's no rule it has to. There is an art to the so-so-called "science fantasy" book that requires just as much discipline as the HSF book. Like actual fantasy books, you have to make all your techno-gadgets, invented-science babble, and any other "natural" or technological infrastructure internally consistent. If these authors don't have a thick bible of World rules they consult every one sentence, I'll eat my reader tablet.

09/18: Too much repetitive action, not enough exploration and "stars uncharted." The book's description is a little misleading.
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Reading Progress

September 11, 2018 – Started Reading
September 11, 2018 – Shelved
September 11, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
September 14, 2018 – Shelved as: interstellar
September 14, 2018 – Finished Reading
January 12, 2020 – Started Reading
January 15, 2020 – Finished Reading

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