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Christopher Ruocchio

Author of Empire of Silence

18+ Works 1,236 Members 32 Reviews 1 Favorited

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Works by Christopher Ruocchio

Empire of Silence (2018) 542 copies
Howling Dark (2019) 197 copies
Demon in White (2020) 145 copies
Kingdoms of Death (2022) 98 copies
Ashes of Man (2022) 69 copies
The Lesser Devil (2020) 41 copies
Star Destroyers (2018) — Editor — 32 copies
Disquiet Gods (2024) 25 copies
Sword & Planet (2021) — Editor — 21 copies
Queen Amid Ashes (2022) 19 copies
Overruled! (2020) — Editor — 10 copies
Worlds Long Lost (2022) 7 copies
Space Pioneers (2018) — Editor; Contributor — 5 copies

Associated Works

Parallel Worlds: The Heroes Within (2019) — Author, some editions — 22 copies
The Dogs of God: Science Fiction According to Chris (2020) — Contributor — 3 copies

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Interesting mashup

The combination of themes is interesting but sometimes the story gets ahead of itself because of the way that the story is told. Might turn into an interesting series. Definitely something to keep an eye on.
 
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levlazarev | 16 other reviews | Oct 18, 2023 |
I really wanted to give this 4 stars, and it came so close. The prose is beautiful, and I still really recommend this book, but it can feel like a slog at times. There were points where the language was protracted and overly crafted, turning a moment that could've been a few pages into too many. All of this could've been forgiven if the climax didn't feel so underwhelming. But don't let this put you off. The world is wonderfully crafted, and perhaps Marlowe's journey becomes more fleshed out throughout the series.… (more)
 
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Blackzowen | 16 other reviews | Oct 2, 2023 |
This puts the "epic" in "epic space opera".
 
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ropable | 16 other reviews | Aug 20, 2023 |

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18
Also by
2
Members
1,236
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Rating
3.9
Reviews
32
ISBNs
79
Languages
3
Favorited
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