[Reading] ➳ Wizard (Gaea, #2) ➻ John Varley – Sunkgirls.info

[Reading] ➳ Wizard (Gaea, #2)  ➻ John Varley – Sunkgirls.info There a lot to love in the second Gaia book I was honestly expecting a straight carryover from the first novel with its surprising end and lead, making the next title, Wizard, something muchthan I might have expected, but I was surprised Decades have passed in an eyeblink and Titan has turned herself into the goose that lays the golden eggs, opening up exploration and exploitation to her artificial moon Of course, with this fantastic alien landscape, there s the Titanides, the 29 times There a lot to love in the second Gaia book I was honestly expecting a straight carryover from the first novel with its surprising end and lead, making the next title, Wizard, something muchthan I might have expected, but I was surprised Decades have passed in an eyeblink and Titan has turned herself into the goose that lays the golden eggs, opening up exploration and exploitation to her artificial moon Of course, with this fantastic alien landscape, there s the Titanides, the 29 times over ambisexual centaurs who like to do it every which way they can, even with humans, and killer blimps and vast and amazing adventurous locations full of glory and beauty None of it is really quite easy to exploit Nor do many people have the desire After all, Titan herself is a god or near enough, technologically, so as to be the utter master of her domain except for the twelve distributed ancient AI intelligences that make up her bulk Our captain is old but still looking young by thi I need to read this again I read it too fast Add Titanides to the list of fictional creatures I would not mind being.So I read this again recently This book is awesome It s got the Titanides who have multiple genitals and complicated mating methods based on music In fact their language is based on music, they sing, they play awesome musical instruments and they kick ass I kind of wi Probably around 3.5 stars, but rounded up to 4.Wizard picks up where Titan left off in its exploration of the nature of sexuality Gone are the frequent references to other works of science fiction, although the Greek mythology links are of course maintained This novel is unusual in that the majority of its main characters are women, with earth guy Chris thrown in as the token male to be used to contrast everything with Also introduced in this second book is Robin, a young woman from an all fe Probably around 3.5 stars, but rounded up to 4.Wizard picks up where Titan left off in its exploration of the nature of sexuality Gone are the frequent references to other works of science fiction, although the Greek mythology links are of course maintained This novel is unusual in that the majority of its main characters are women, with earth guy Chris thrown in as the token male to be used to contrast everything with Also introduced in this second book is Robin, a young woman from an all female space colony known as The Coven And yes, it is that kind of coven women looking to establish their own matriarchal society, free of the influence of men, who are envisioned by the women of the Coven as bogeymen It was slightly predictable that Chris Robin would be thrown together on Gaea so that we could watch them work out their prejudices with each other.This is ver I m really enjoying this trilogy You could put it in the humans explore vast space habitat category, in company with things like Rendezvous with Rama and Ringworld, but I think that misses the appeal of Varley s Gaea books Varley brings really weird shit to the table, as all SF should but hard SF sometimes underdelivers on In addition to blowing you away with exterior vistas, he s digging his hooks into your subconscious and unearthing some disturbing stuff On top of that, he s funny This I m really enjoying this trilogy You could put it in the humans explore vast space habitat category, in company with things like Rendezvous with Rama and Ringworld, but I think that misses the appeal of Varley s Gaea books Varley brings really weird shit to the table, as all SF should but hard SF sometimes underdelivers on In addition to blowing you away with exterior vistas, he s digging his hooks into your subconscious and unearthing some disturbing stuff On top of that, he s funny This series almost reminds me of Terry Pratchett s early SF like the not just a Ringworld spoof Strata , though Varley s work is much darker.Volume 1, Titan, covered the initial exploration and established the setup Wizard returns after a number of decades, where things appear relatively stable Gaea is recognized by Spoiler Alert Wizard is the second book of the Gaea Trilogy by John Varley.Just as Titan begins in a somewhat normal universe and escalates into an absurd universe, so Wizard picks up at the same gonzo level that Titan ended at and escalates into something evenabsurd.This book takes place roughly 75 years after the end of Titan and the two main characters return, Rocky Jones and Gaby Plauget When Gaea made Rocky the Wizard of Gaea, she also gave her certain powers to go with Rocky s new s Spoiler I love all three of the books in this trilogy equallybut I think this was better than Titan The first book in the trilogy changed pace from a space opera to a fantasy adventure book pretty suddenly, and it had to do all the work of setting the scene Wizard is a straight up adventure intrigue, and the scene s already set AND you get to find out about the Titanide s sexual makeup that s worth reading the book right there VERY strange species that Varley s come up with Varley doesn t j I love all three of the books in this trilogy equallybut I think this was better than Titan The first book in the trilogy changed pace from a space opera to a fantasy adventu KINDLE Wizard Gaea, 2 By John Varley Pccare247.us One Of The Greatest Science Fiction Epics Ever Written, John Varley S Titan, Wizard, And Demon Comprise A Groundbreaking Trilogy That Will Live Forever Human Explorers Have Entered The Sprawling Mind Of Gaea Now They Must Fight Her Will For She Is Much Too Powerfuland Definitely Insane These Books Are Going To Be Around For A Long Time Locus Wizard picks up about 80 years after the events in Titan Cirocco is now a Wizard for Gaea, meaning she s a troubleshooter Gaby is sometimes her sidekick, and sometimes just does freelance work They are both paid with extended lifespans Since Titan, plenty of humans have emigrated to Gaea There is a limited quota for free trips, and through this program, two new travelers, both prone to periodic seizures, arrive in Gaea One is Chris, a rather shy and geeky young man from Earth The other is Wizard picks up about 80 years after the events in Titan Cirocco is now a Wizard for Gaea, meaning she s a troubleshooter Gaby is sometimes her sidekick, and sometimes just does freelance work They are both paid with extended lifespans Since Titan, plenty of humans have emigrated to Gaea There is a limited quota for free trips, and through this program, two new travelers, both prone to periodic seizures, arrive in Gaea One is Chris, a rather shy and geeky young man from Earth The other is Robin, who comes from an ultra radical sect of witches in the Wiccan sense living in a habitat on the far side of the Moon The sect is made up entirely of women, and holds men to be evil Robin has never met a man, and has some , , , , Book two of John Varley s Gaea Trilogy is interesting in contrast to the Ringworld series I really liked the first Ringworld book But, after that, Niven seemedinterested in talking about alien inter species sex than in writing a coherent and interesting story That s right I m dissing Ringworld Ender s Game sucks too Wizard also delves into sex with aliens, but it doesn t detract from the story, much.Nor is the book simplyof the same This is a very different book from Titan Book two of John Varley s Gaea Trilogy is interesting in contrast to the Ringworld series I really liked the first Ringworld book But, after that, Niven seemedinterested in talking about alien inter species sex than in writing a coherent and interesting story That s right I m dissing Ringworld Ender s Game sucks

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