Willful Child

Willful Child

Book - 2014
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From the New York Times Bestselling author Steven Erikson comes a new science fiction novel of devil-may-care, near calamitous and downright chaotic adventures through the infinite vastness of interstellar space.

These are the voyages of the starship A.S.F. Willful Child . Its ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag, to subjugate and if necessary obliterate new life-forms, to boldly blow the...

And so we join the not-terribly-bright but exceedingly cock-sure Captain Hadrian Sawback and his motley crew on board the Starship Willful Child for a series of devil-may-care, near-calamitous and downright chaotic adventures through 'the infinite vastness of interstellar space.'

The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen sequence has taken his lifelong passion for Star Trek and transformed it into a smart, inventive, and hugely entertaining spoof on the whole mankind-exploring-space-for-the-good-of-all-species-but-trashing-stuff-with-a-lot-of-high-tech-gadgets-along-the-way, overblown adventure. The result is an SF novel that deftly parodies the genre while also paying fond homage to it.

Publisher: New York :, Tor,, 2014
ISBN: 9780765374899
0765374897
Branch Call Number: F ERI NVD
Characteristics: 348 pages ; 22 cm

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Bright_Orange
Feb 24, 2015

Deliciously Irreverent!

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peter_leitch
Dec 30, 2014

Bored of the Rings redux; this time a parody of Star Trek.
Well written but, I would rather have been reading another Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Jan 21, 2015

peter_leitch thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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