I recently read Armageddon 2419 and the airlords of han and I regret it, honestly.
The books were racist, which shouldn't have surprised me, but I was taken aback by how forceful, blunt, and pervasive the racism was.
The books were also terribly boring. Hardly anything happens, and when it does it is usually interrupted by a long technobable explaination of psudoscience.
The conflict is toothless, and the antagonists are consistently otherred and dehumanized.
They aren't worth reading.
The protagonist from this book was later adapted in to the character Buck Rogers, which is why I read it.
I was looking for some flash of what I have come to expect from Buck Rogers in these stories, but it pretty much wasn't there at all.
I need to revisit the early Buck Rogers comic strip and figure out at which point the character evolves to become what I grew up with. Is it at the point that he adopts the name Buck over Anthony? Or is it much later?
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