Book Review: Fortune’s Pawn by Rachel Bach
“If you got any more noticed, I think they’d have you arrested.”
Ripping good space opera. Lots of action and self-depreciating humor.
“I saw no reason to give him the whole truth. Whole truths usually just made things worse, anyway. I avoided them whenever I could.”
Marred by loose, wordy syntax. (The preceding quotes could lose several words.) Tighter is brighter.
“‘Gate’ implies something you go through, but a hyperspace gate is nothing but a space-station-sized supercomputer capable of quickly and accurately doing the computations needed for safe jumps.”
Better-than-average explanation of how jumps work in her universe. Better than Continue reading