Random Thoughts on Foundation Season 2 (Through Ep. 7)

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I found S1 of Foundation to be like watching two different shows: one boring Mary-Sue fest and one gripping exploration of speculative fiction (with Gaal and Hari sandwiched in between). Season 2 evened this out. The Mary-Sue stuff is mercifully gone, and the Cleonic clone family drama is less interesting. What’s left is a pretty well written story that I’m glad to watch but neither grabs my heart nor tests my imagination. Spoilers below the cutRead more… )

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Arwen Spicer
Arwen Spicer

Arwen Spicer is a science fiction writer and writing teacher raised in the San Fransciso Bay Area, and Northern California will hold her heart forever, even if it turns into a desert. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on ecology in utopian science fiction and is an educator on the concept of workable utopias. Her novel The Hour before Morning was hailed as “A carefully paced, rewarding sci-fi debut” by Kirkus Indie.

Arwen Spicer By Arwen Spicer

Arwen Spicer

Arwen Spicer

Arwen Spicer is a science fiction writer and writing teacher raised in the San Fransciso Bay Area, and Northern California will hold her heart forever, even if it turns into a desert. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on ecology in utopian science fiction and is an educator on the concept of workable utopias. Her novel The Hour before Morning was hailed as “A carefully paced, rewarding sci-fi debut” by Kirkus Indie.

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