How’s this for a quirky, compelling sci-fi setup: On the Earth of Wesley Chu’s Tao trilogy, a secret war has raged for generations between two factions of the stranded, symbiotic alien race the Quasing: the Prophus, who hope to influence human development so we can help them return to their home planet, and the militant Genjix, who want […]
As if from the head of Zeus, Wesley Chu sprung forth fully formed onto the genre scene in 2013 with the release of his debut novel The Lives of Tao, and it’s hard to believe it’s only been two years. He’s a convention mainstay, a non-stop tweeter, and he’s just released his third book, The Rebirths […]
Origin stories are the bane of the superhero genre. Whether gamma radiation or radioactive spider, you’ve probably heard it all before—especially once it comes time for a spinoff or reboot.
Between winning awards and announcing high-profile book deals, it’s a wonder Wesley Chu actually finds time to write. And yet he’s releasing two major new sci-fi novels in 2016: Time Siege, sequel to his 2015 temporal thriller Time Salvager (soon to be a major motion picture!), and, more immediately relevant, The Rise of Io, the […]
As much as we loved that Legend of Zelda cartoon from the ’80s (and as often as we still employ the catchphrase, “Well excuuuuse me, princess!“), the recent announcement that Netflix and Nintendo are teaming up for a live-action Zelda series got our 8 bits in a bunch. But what does a show based on […]