Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Ares Express - Ian McDonald

Areoformed train reality.

In the past, a human-AI conflict has left Mars the domain of quantum reality controlling AI with humans tooling around the place on giant tokamak powered trains.

When a crazy guy decides it might be time for more of that past apocalyptic war, throw in time travel, some cheesy fourth wallesque story commentary and much whacky adventuring as a young train Engineer tracks down a deity and tries to stop a madman. Who of course has a big flying vessel.

3 out of 5

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