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It could be worse I appreciate that the story is hilariously elaborate whereas someone else might ve stuck to the basics #For A Time Traveling Vampire #a time traveling vampire story Aldiss threw in euding archeologists and nuclear waste disposal inventions and ghost trains and three different kinds of vampire and a ruined Earth at the end of time It s just horribly written with characters out of an R rated Tom Swift knockoff Since it s a seuel to a book that Roger Corman made a movie of I suspect this one was meant as of a uick treatment Mystify (Mystyx, for a second movie A snippet of the reviewrom The Guardian Whatever else Aldiss may be predictable He Is NotWell It S is notWell it s to be unpredictable when your characters don t act like people when no one reacts the way a logical person reacts when the characters do what they do because that s what the plot needs them to A ghost train whisks by without any explanation obviously the next course of action is to try to board it without any preliminary investigation Let s bring the newlywed couple who are about to go on their honeymoon to this archaeological dig that they really don t have any interest in seems reasonable That newlywed couple will then spend the whole book The New Baby fighting but theirights are crazy inconsistent and they Wild Streak fliplop which side they re on each argument Several horrific things happen and the characters just brush it off gotta move on to the next scene Keep the
plot moving guys The plot moves so uickly rom scene to scene there s no opportunity or anything that happens to moving guys The plot moves so uickly rom scene to scene there s no opportunity Rafaellos Mistress for anything that happens to settle to have any impact and the progression makes absolutely no sense And since the characters aren teeling anything the reader can t either And The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, for a story about time travel not a lot of play is done with the time travel element Time may be wibbly wobbly but it s not in Aldiss s story The plot goesrom A to B to C and so on M to Nback to M but not Rascal farther to N to O to P to Oto P to etc If Iinish a book I usually give at least 2 stars 3 generally means this was a book that was Another Day of Life fine But I just can t give this than 1 star The story was drab the characters were unbelievable even as cardboard cutouts there was no play with time travelun which was the main reason I kept reading what kind of time travel doesn t include some kind of twisty element The one positive I like this world s vampire lorehi. In the barren dust of the What Would You Like? faruture the sun leaks energy in a darkening sky and the only remaining humans are imprisoned by spectral bloodthirs. .
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Story So this is a very cheesy dumb book rom the prehistoric period of scifi But It s not all bad Unless You Want Realistic Depictions Of want realistic depictions of that are a bit than blood sucking vampire bitch in which case sorry The horrifying uture the version of vampirism and the Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, first half of the plot are all uite good The writing is a bit wooden and clunky at some points but it s short enough that this is aorgivable sin I chose this Brian W Aldiss story as my Halloween read this year Yes I started it before Halloween and just inished it That s a reflection of the wee amount
"of reading time I have these days than it is of the book "reading time I have these days than it is of the book so the book did not wow me It should have wowed me Dracula Time travel Hadrosaurs and pterodactyls Weird alien races A super weapon Bram Stoker being a bit creepy and weird Narrow escapes Close calls In other words there was plenty here to make or a rip roaring bit of escapist The Longevity Diet fiction Except it didn tMaybe it was the characters With the exception of Bram Stoker and a lunatic they were mostlylat That includes Dracula himselfNone of the characters ever seemed to really react in any plausible way to all the weird stuff happening to them They almost seemed to take in stride things that should have driven them bat shitSo while it was entertaining enough to keep me going it was ultimately a disappointmentI think I would have liked this better if Aldiss had handed the idea to Stephen King I had meant to read Brian Aldiss Grassroots Innovation for some time now he s one of the great scienceiction writers I haven t read So glad I decided to start with Dracula Unbound I usually don t like a story that uses science or pseudoscience to explain away the supernatural But Aldiss does it
SO ELOUENTLY DRACULA S ORIGINS POWERSelouently Dracula s origins powers all with a natural explanation What Aldiss does is make Dracula just as mysterious just as awe inspiring just as evil as the supernatural version Aldiss s Dracula is a true monster in this story iendish inhuman and powerful I thought the characters were interesting especially Bram Stoker I thought that was a neat touchThis story also dealt with time travel which I think was very well done although I couldn t uite igure out some of the time paradoxesbut this only added to the mystery the sense of menace Yes I really really liked this novel and I ll be reading Brian Aldiss very so. Ty beings Back in the brilliant Utah sunlight of 1999 two ancient graves yield evidence that a species of human coexisted with the dinosaurs Lin.