Maybe it's because I'm indecisive and greedy. Maybe it's because I like seeing evil versions of my heroes with goatees and grimaces. Whatever the reason, I can't deny it: I love parallel earths.
On this Valentines Day, it's time for me to give some love and tenderness to the overlooked but essential part of my world, terrible d-grade movies. More importantly, Congo Happy Valentine's Day, sweetie.
Ken MacLeod's writing taught me to love science fiction again. I had pushed the genre out of my reading life for many years, but I could not ignore his novel Newton's Wake.
I fell in love with the time-traveling double-hearted weirdo from space long ago. Luckily, he feels the same way about me.