Split Tooth, Lettres en forêt urbaine, All Systems Red, Les brutes et la punaise, and more: there have been so many good books read this year!
This sequel continues the theme of found family from the first book, and is bursting at the seams with several themes common to a lot of disabled, queer, and trans experiences: dysphoria, dissociation and depersonalization, healing from traumatic childhoods, gender fluidity, to name just a few.
It's the journey, and not the destination, that counts — even when one is on a ship like the Wayfarer, whose job is to punch stable wormholes through the fabric of space-time.
Oh, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in ’t! The Tempest, Act 5, Scene 1, 188-191 One of my earliest memories as a child is that