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#scenarios are a #are a enough trope in science iction but Patrick S Tomlinson manages to inject a bit of reshness and un and than a A Wedding in Cornwall (Cornwall few dashes of silliness into mankind s discovery of intelligent life out amongst the stars Gate Crasherseels at times like an ode to STAR TREK TOMLINSON S CAPTAIN RIDGEWAY Trek Tomlinson s Captain Ridgeway the Magellan being only a hairsbreadth away Japan-Ness in Architecture from Voyager s Janeway while Bucephalus s Captain Tiberius a dashing man of action in and out of the bedroom draws an obvious parallel to one James Tiberius Kirk replete with aew away missions or our band of cosmonauts that see them tangling with strange new worlds new life and new civilizations boldly going where plenty of aliens have already been beforeDespite there being a certain degree of amiliarity baked in Tomlinson still manages to do his own thing and brings in shiploads of Theoretical Anxiety and Design Strategies in the Work of Eight Contemporary Architects fun along the way playing a lot of Earth sirst expedition into deep space or laughs The discovery of an alien artifact by the Magellan s crew kicks off a wave of scientific advancement as well as the emergence of an artifact worshiping cult back on Earth This latter development is particularly preposterous given the airly mundane nature of the alien device and this sense of grandiose discovery The Psychopharmacology of Herbal Medicine for mankind of things that are commonplaceor the galaxy s alien races becomes a significant theme that recurs throughout the book There s a Psychopharmacology of Herbal Medicine fun bit of interplay between expectations of discovery and the reality of their situation but Tomlinson injects plenty of high stakes action political machinations tabloid sensationalism and world destroying perils along the way The threats to mankind are deadly serious and despite some scenes overloaded with attention killing technobabble the storyloats along with a good degree of jubilation Not every joke landed just right Six for me but Iound myself laughing along with Tomlinson s wit often than not One pun about being a seasoned veteran still tickles me in Bandscheiben-Leiden - Was tun?: Mit den besten bungen fr den Alltag fact well after havinginished my listen of Gate CrashersWhile the writing is bent toward the comedic Alyssa Bresnahan s narration is unfortunately largely straight Lady Janes Nemesis forward While she does an admirable job bringing the various characters to life injecting each member of the Magellan and Bucephalus with their own distinct uirks and voices her reading is oftentimes much too serious given the tone of the material uite aew times I A Texas Rangers Family (The Stone Family found myself wondering how Gate Crashers would have sounded with a narrator like Wil Wheaton at the helm who could capture the irreverence of this particular story and Tomlinson s writing much as he hador several of John Scalzi s audiobooks Bresnahan s narration is perfectly adept during this book s serious moments and I d like to listen to her reading a work that isn t so reliant on humor but she too often misses the author s comedic beats and plays too much of a straight man to Tomlinson s silliness On the production end of thing Bresnahan s reading comes through crystal clear and Gate Crashers is another Racialization, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Canada finely recorded audiobookrom Recorded Books Gate Crashers is a un witty eel good listen one in which its author has carefully balanced Before You freshness andamiliarity while giving us some much welcomed insight into humanity s perseverance and ingenuity and than a A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 few well timedist pumping heroics as Earth s most evolved apes outwit Blackfrost (Wytch Kings, far advanced alien races by the skin of their teeth If there are voyages in Megellan suture well beam me up Or Stupid men jokes freeze dry vaporize shift and reconstitute me Or whatever the hell it is they do around hereNote audiobook providedor review by the audiobookreviewercom. Hnological golden ageLittle does everyone involved know that the bumbling of a Workbook for Emergency Care few highly evolved apes in space hasn’t gone unnoticed and humanity has put itself on a collision course with aar wider and potentially hostile galaxyBecause in space no one can see you screw. Le their bumbling attempts at space diplomacy might look The Benn Diaries Vol. 2 foolish and absurd the characters are genuinelyull of heart and well intentioned ualities that make them very likeable Everyone has a story even the non humans demonstrating the author s efforts in character development Most of them are dealing with very relatable problems or internal conflicts Even James Kirk I mean Maximus Tiberius is someone you will want to root Macroeconomics for as much as he makes you want to shake your headPerhaps what works most about Gate Crashers is that it could probably be categorized asull on comedy but general sci i readers can also enjoy it as an adventurous space opera with comedic Elements While Books Of This While books of this aren t all that uncommon I ound the blend of humor and amount of substance behind the story to be just right and The Hero (Thunder Point, for me toind something that strikes that perfect balance is very special and rare indeed If you re looking Longarm and the Dynamite Damsel (Longarm, for a genuinely entertaining and clever scii novel that will also leave you with a big smile on your ace Gate Crashers is your answer Highly recommended Okay sure I m biased But I honestly love this book It s my irst I started writing it in 2009 The version you ll end up reading next June 18th is the seventh or eighth rewrite It s been a very long journey and it almost stayed locked away in my trunk The Eight Human Talents foreverI m seriously ecstatic about the opportunity Tor has given me to bring this book to you and I hope you end up loving it as much as I do Peace Thisirst novel overcame a slow and uncertain start to the point where I considered abandoning it to a not bad A Vacation with the Lord first third Then about the time the human exploration starship Magellan deciphered a warning sign 30 light years out that read Human Wildlife Preserve Keep Out I was pretty well won over Be aware that this one recycles just about every SF and space opera trope and jokerom the past half century many very well worn indeed And the rubber science strains WSOD to the breaking point But hey The author has read the classics and steals The Internet and Democratic Citizenship from the best A real plot with some actual interest starts to emerge There s a Galactic Assembly out there and the policeorcearmy a particularly bellicose race called the Turemok are not welcoming the humans But those plucky humans have a Mr. Wuffles! few things to show those proud Galactics Stop me if you ve seen this stuff before but the book has a clunky charm that won me over 35 stars ro I enjoyed this book uite a lot It is a scienceiction novel with enough humor included to give a lightness to the story or a nice change of pace in the genre Some of
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of making me go back to read some passages over it t me it was the author But even with some problems I can say I enjoyed the book enough to have had some chuckles along with some hold my breath moments when the ate of planets was hanging in the balance The deep space ship Magellan has an AI called Maggie who stays on alert while her crew of 157 peoplecicles continue their cryosleep rotations Maggie decided she must alert Captain Allison Ridgeway to the anomaly she has noticed Ahead of the Magellan is an object in space that isn t moving the readings would make you think it was a rock but how did it get there without moving at all Other members of the crew are awakened so the item can be observed The next decision begins a chain of events which leads to the destruction of planets the impending destruction of Earth and the interactions with multiple alien nationsThis book has just about every type of character you would want to meet in a slightly tongue in cheek science Disintegration of Alan fiction novel Inact it would make a uite good television serial with the geeky science guy the ultra macho military guy the strong but reasonable Foreplay (The Ivy Chronicles, female captain of the exploration ship the good alien and the really bad aliens plus all the important supporting cast But there is actually some very good sounding science involved so it isn t allunny and light. Hing back homeMeanwhile at mission control the governments struggle to maintain the existence of aliens a secret while also combating bureaucracy the military industrial complex and everyone else who wants a piece of the science that could sky rocket a species into a new tec. .extent of making me go back to read some passages over it
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someone who has lost track of the number of I ve been hoodwinked into reading so called sci i comedywho has lost track of the number of times I ve been hoodwinked into reading so called sci i comedy la Douglas Adams or Star Trek like spoofs only to have them turn out to be cringeworthy juvenile attempts at humor all I have to say is Gate Crashers is the real deal Smart Unnützes Wissen für Gamer funny and creative it elicited than aew genuine belly laughs Jesus Hates Zombies from me and not a lot of books can do thatOur story begins with humanity sirst extra solar mission aboard the space exploration starship Magellan the most advanced vessel of her kind Carrying a crew in suspended animation the ship AI affectionately nicknamed Maggie notices an anomaly on her sensors and wakes Captain Ridgeway SAHM I Am from her stasis to inform her of the discovery The anomaly turns out to be of alien origin and Ridgeway deeming this evidence of intelligent extraterrestrial life too important to ignore decides to load the artifact on board and report theind to Earth Meanwhile back at home researchers politicians and the media are working themselves into a Rowenas Key (The Golden Key Chronicles, froth trying to understand and reconstruct the alien technologyEventually the mysteries of the alien artifact are unlocked changing the trajectory of human space travel and explorationorever Within a relatively short time a powerful warship designed and built with a shiny new hyperspace drive joins the Magellan in deep space captained by the chauvinistic cocky and supremely vain Maximus Tiberius with the inspiration At Home for his character being immediately obvious But humankind s sudden leaporward in technology and knowledge has not gone unnoticed It appears that Earth has upset the original creators of the alien artifact who have been tracking Maggie s movements ever since their property was stolen The even greater threat however is a aggressive alien species called the Turemok who sees humanity s Rapidex English Speaking Course first awkward baby steps ataster than light travel as an opportunity to Who Speaks For Islam? frame Earth and start a galaxy wide warGate Crashersully delivers on the promise of an entertaining and adventurous romp through space My past experiences with books that have touted something similar such as Steven Erikson s Willful Child Joe Zieja s Mechanical Failure or Catherynne M Valente s Space Opera have mostly been enjoyable but in my eyes they all lacked something important balance Humor especially parody can be uite tricky What I ve learned is that the amount of silliness in a story is usually inversely proportional to the amount of depth you ll ind Go overboard with the slapstick or toilet humor and you also run the risk of turning Go overboard with the slapstick or toilet humor and you also run the risk of turning your readers looking or something less infantileThen there s personal taste What one person laughs at might make someone else groan Some readers prefer in your Morgan Stanley the Internet Report face jokes and gags while others goor dry and subtle wit Myself I tend to gravitate towards the latter with just a sprinkle of the Love.com former But above all I just want a worthwhile story Gate Crashers is proof that a scii comedy novel can be Wert and the Life Without End full of warmth depth and substance without sacrificing any of itor the humor Here we have a Black Madness fulllavored plot despite many of the book s elements being homages to popular science Dancing Feet! fiction motifs Readers will be able to spot nods to everythingrom Star Trek to The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy though the story of Gate Crashers also has enough originality to stand on its ownI also loved the characters even when it is clear some of them are light parodies of the genre In humor a lot of Pack Protection first contact stories depict humans as doltish and incompetent idiots who wind up embarrassing themselves on the galactic stage like some drunken uncle at a dinner party With only a couple exceptions Tomlinson s portrayal of Ridgeway and herellow space explorers aren t anywhere near so extreme There s a difference between stupidity and ignorance the humans in Gate Crashers might not know what they re doing but they have enough common sense to use what knowledge they have to do right by themselves and the aliens Whi. On humanity’s The Porn Stars Sissy first extra solar mission the exploration vessel Magellan discovers an alien construction Deciding thatinding advanced alien life is too important to ignore the ship’s captain chooses to return to Earth while reverse engineering technology ar beyond anyt. .