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dominik’s average rating for 2020
Perfect length for me, cool narrative mechanics, questionable in its hack anthropology and overtly racist genealogy takes. I was glad that it didn't go too far into the larger mythos, which made it work quite well as the first Lovecraft work I read. It felt like a well made creature feature mixed with my favorite parts of the video game Bloodborne. Some Deep Stuff ...more
while it does some amazing work capturing trauma as well as the violence and self destruction of war, societal expectations and masculinity, and while i really enjoyed the premise of a person slipping into a role that had been written and prepared for them for a decade - i felt like TAXI was either purposefully edging the reader with a routine that wasn't meant to go anywhere, or has shortcomings in the way it paints its characters, makes them in ...more