Wednesday, February 09, 2011

The Rough Guide to Space Opera: Sarah Zettel - Blue Tyson

Sarah Zettel is a writer of fantasy and science fiction who has easily made double figures in both novels and short stories. Of interest is her novella Fool's Errand the later novel Fool's War, about AI trying to survive in human society and the various subterfuges they have to employ to do so because of a humanity terrified of rogue AI. The Fool in the title is a particular job - a role on a starship that is part entertainer/counsellor/morale officer. And in this case, she is also an AI.

Fool's Errand

Fool's War