The wonders and perils of life among the stars are captured imaginatively in this sci-fi collection with a narration style as eclectic as the stories themselves. The five narrators take turns creating distinctive inflections ranging from breathless wonder to bone-deep cynicism, matching the tone of each story. The voices include a variety of aliens and artificial intelligences as well as accents for far-flung humans. (How does one even create a voice for a creature without a mouth?) This talented ensemble tackles the challenges with ease, expressively defining each story within its self-contained universe while also connecting it to the broader themes of curiosity, excitement, and fear of the possibilities at the edges of the galactic frontier. N.M. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2019]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2018
CD ISBN 978-1-5436-8043-0 $27.99 Twenty One CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-5436-8042-3 $17.99 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5436-8041-6 $17.99
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