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.