Pub, please excuse my tardy response. Sometimes I disappear while in long writing sessions for weeks on end and the holidays make me lose touch a little!
I'm most of the way through the follow up ("The Crimson Campaign). Also very good, indeed I'm enjoying more than I did the first.
Ah, and that my friend, is the power of fiction. You can make it up!
Finished Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear. The worldbuilding was great. The story was nothing special. It was a good read, but I feel like Bear didn't
Thank you for your input. I will take such things into consideration.
And yeah, they are more or less Star Trek aliens, though I was kind of thinking