Reading progress update: I've read 57%.

Downbelow Station - C.J. Cherryh

 

He's lying! He's lying! He's lying!

(said in my best Cheech Marin voice of Tito from Oliver &Company)

 

I almost DNF'd this one at about 25%.

But I NEED to know what happens to the Downers.

 

I know she's a good SciFi writer, because swear I read something else of hers which I now cannot locate.

 

But, holy hell, this has got to be the most boring space war ever.

Slow motion war.

 

"...titanic battle of colony worlds fighting for independence."

I don't recall how long it took the Titanic to sink, but it must have been more exciting than this.