Without too many spoilers, I had to stop watching Orphan Black when it went into a weird area of copyright law. No. That's not a plausible threat in any way. I can't feel the tension we're supposed to feel for them because it doesn't work that way. The show was working for me in a big way and then... this is The Big… » 1/28/15 10:38am Yesterday 10:38am

He gave you the same advice I give people who couldn't get through Consider Phlebas. It was kind of painful. Player of Games is good. Use of Weapons is wonderful. I think you'll like the protagonist a lot. After that, I think you'd really like Excession. It's a hilarious deep future play on the Cold War to some extent… » 1/27/15 4:29am Tuesday 4:29am