Let’s Talk Military SF

There is one thing you can be sure of, modern science fiction gives us plenty of choice to choose from when it comes to sub-genre. Of course, it all depends on who you speak to about what may or may not make it onto the list but, for arguments sake, here are a few of what makes it onto my list:

  • Alien Invasion
  • A. I. (Artificial Intelligence | Nano Tech | Virtual)
  • Colonisation (also: Terraforming)
  • Dystopian
  • First Contact
  • Galactic Empire
  • Generational Ships
  • Military SF
  • Near Future
  • Parallel Universes
  • Post Apocalypse
  • Robots & Androids (see also AI above)
  • Space Exploration
  • Space Opera
  • Time Travel
  • Utopian

Of these, I think I dislike time travel the most, while on the flip side, one of my favourites is military SF. But what is it about one that I dislike, and what is it about the other, that I like? Well, I thought you would never ask.

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