Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(? - ) Guyana-born author, in Canada from an early age, whose Warchild sequence, comprising Warchild (2002), Burndive (2003) and Cagebird (2005), set in a moderately baroque interstellar Space Opera venue, where a troubled and tradition-bound polity under the control of Earth vies with an Alien race, as seen through the difficult lives of various young men whose intersecting careers – on pirate Spaceships and Terraformed planets and other locations typical of the subgenre in the early twenty-first century – transform the long War and at the same time expose for dramatic examination various Gender issues. The Young Adult implications inherent in a trilogy focused on three charismatic children/young men whose families cause them deep trauma are transcended, at points, through the violence inherent in most examples of Military SF. [JC]
- Warchild (New York: Warner Aspect, 2002) [Warchild: pb/Matt Stawicki]
- Burndive (New York: Warner Aspect, 2003) [Warchild: pb/Matt Stawicki]
- Cagebird (New York: Warner Aspect, 2005) [Warchild: pb/Matt Stawicki]
- The Gaslight Dogs (New York: Orbit, 2010) [pb/Sam Weber]
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