“Now the stars no longer seemed mysterious. Just beautiful points of light, none of which were home.”
A product of its times (first published in 1986) can be seen in both the portrayal of women, though Dietz did better than many contemporaries, and the cigars. Today such a work would be boycotted, if not banned. Did I much the cigars?
“Somehow it seemed important to finish what he’d started.”
It’s space opera. Not much socially redeeming quality; more popcorn for the brain. Better than average. (Except for the cigars.)
“The wise man trades words before blows.”