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Or to give the reader many different perspectives with which to identify or not and allow for an objective as well as emotional explorationAnd he shows that there are never easy answers easy solutions and we often revert back to the old ways just because their familiarity offers comfort while new ways are often scary making choices is ways are often scary making choices is price of being free Nevertheless at some point I was wondering where the author will take this because I had thought we had reached the end of the narrative However the author had a lot of threads that he weaved into a complex web of a lot of other important uestions Thanks to the fact that the entire book was interspersed with all kinds of wars and conflicts it never got boring or too preachy theoretical What I loved about this book was in what detail the author described each individual bioform and therefore gave them actual life and personality We have the typical mammals but also marine bioforms reptiles and even hive minds a very intriguing concept Rex has a lot of canine traits while Dragon is a typical reptile Bees consciousness is literally buzzing all over the place and the felines are well cats there was an enormously funny moment in the book when a character actually said Even chipped to the eyeballs ou can t get cats to do Bioform Rex is trying to be a Good Boy the kind of Good Dog his Master wants him to be But when he is cut from that hierarchy he must make his own decisions with the help of his friends in the Multi form Assault Pack Bees must make his own decisions with the help of his friends in the Multi form Assault Pack Bees and Honey Reminiscent of Flowers for Algernon Rex s story is one of self discovery changing perceptions and the building of personal morality His evolving situation from military asset to something means he must ask himself uestions he was never programmed to consider what is the right thing to do And what happens when his Master orders him to go against My name is Rex I am a Good DogRex is definitely a Good Dog He s also a nearly eight feet tall bio engineered cybernetically enhanced dog soldier with access to heavy weaponry and networked to a whole suad of other artificial bioweapons Being introduced to each of them is a really well done in text I won t spoil it here Most of the humans who are hiding are the small humans the immature ones Master says we must kill all of themRex is a smart dog but he s bred and programmed to obey his Master who is busy prosecuting an illegal personal war using horrific methods and is using Rex s suad to cov 45This was nearly a 5 star It starts with a bang of action Bio engineered dogs plus other animals working for an organisation with crwzy weaponary destroy a civilian outpost You can feel the pull of freedom or uestioning his master in Rexs voice through his chapters Great action and characters as well as an intriguing plot It changes tact and slowly becomes a different novel or beast altogether The novel changes direction and approaches uestions about politics ethics n relation to the use and creation of these war machines what makes us human freedom of speech and also AI in our workforce and its issues and problems it could create with increasing change The last 50 pages I felt just didnt close it the way I d hoped for Still one of the better reads this ear so far Cant wait for from this author This is a complex book than just war machine animals going aroind on tactical missions It really deals with issues that we potentially will face if they havent already occurred Great worldbuilding perfectly written epescially the different tones of the characters just fell short at the end. Ays and Master says he's got to kill a lot of enemies But who exactly are the enemies What happens when Master is tried as a war criminal What rights does the Geneva Convention grant weapons Do Rex and his fellow Bioforms even have a right to exist And what happens when Rex slips his leas. ,

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Ne an enemy Lots of ethics lots of mortality BrilliantI won t rate this book because I m not the right audience but I highly recommend it to sci fi lovers 45Ok Adrian Tchaikovsky is becoming one of my favourite authorsAfter reading Children of Time I knew I needed to read something else from the same authorRex just wants to be a Good Dog Rex has a Master Rex kills enemies because his Master says so But what makes someonesomething an enemy The development of Rex throughout the story is phenomenal I don t want to spoil anything but the way the author chose to show us that is fantasticLess thought provoking than Children of Time but still an excellent book with some really interesting ideas and discussions Dogs of War was not the book I was expecting to read in a good way I ve long been a fan of Adrian Tchaikovsky his Shadows of the Apt epic fantasy series is great and I really enjoyed his fantasyadventure novel Spiderlight In Dogs of War Tchaikovsky turns his talents towards sci fi with genetically engineered bioforms animals enhanced by weaponised technology and given the smarts to communicate with humans on near like for like levels The protagonist is Rex a genetically enhanced dog who carries out deadly missions as instructed by his master Along with his team of bioforms which includes bees a bear and a reptile named Dragon Rex is subjected to brutal combat on near suicide missions fighting in a war he knows nothing about Intelligent is his own right it takes Honey the enhanced bear to release Rex and co from the confines of their masters pull strings for him to see a world beyond violence a world where bioforms can be than weaponsI loved the way these characters evolved from combat team to individuals with their own goals each with a uniue voice to go along with their uniue physical attributes and all with a surprising amount of character depthDogs of War isn t all about combat it s a novel which takes war and broadens the concept to include peacetime ramifications of this new frontier technology through sociopolitical commentary which in turn gives the characters and theme a 360 feel delivered through a multi POV NARRATIVEMY RATING 55 STARSIN SHORT THIS rating 55 starsIn short this is great read it I finished this late last night has been a while since I stayed up so late to finish a book but had to seriously ponder how to write this reviewOnly recently I read Adrian Tchaikovsky s Children of Time and it is clear from these two books that the author has a wonderful sense of bringing the thoughts and feelings of animals sorry bioforms to life It is also clear that the author doesn t consider animals to be just animals but sees them on the same level as humans if not even one above A notion with which I completely agreeThis book Then Is About Rex is about Rex dog like bioform engineered for war He combines canine senses with sentience human DNA and then also got cybernetically integrated weapons systems He is the leader of one of the first few multi form suads meaning teams that consist of than one kind of animalbioform It is also about what the engineers designed him to be and be capable of and what he actually is and is capable of The same goes for the rest of his teamThe book uses multiple POVs from doctors to lawyers to all kinds of bioforms in order to explore topics such as the role of artificial intelligence in society there is a history of robotics too responsibility and guilt what exactly we humans define as humanity the ethics of conflict resolution and the manufacturing of sentient biological life The different angles allow the auth. Anarchy of Campeche south eastern Mexico Rex is a genetically engineered Bioform a deadly weapon in a dirty war He has the intelligence to carry out his orders and feedback implants to reward him when he does All he wants to be is a Good Dog And to do that he must do exactly what Master What at first appeared to be a straight tale of totally augmented dogs and other animals refitted with all the glorious technology of war designed to be true monsters completely obedient to their masters eventually became a tale of ethics and morality couched in legal drama societal commentary and complicated decisionsI m uite impressed This isn t just a war dog story taken literally It s a full blown discussion on what makes humanity transhumanism rights and the pitfalls of certain kinds of tech focusing or less on those that remove makes humanity transhumanism rights and the pitfalls of certain kinds of tech focusing or less on those that remove will but it s
always about the techWhat are of us Truly We hide behind entities and justifications just as damning as the operant conditioning so tightly discussed in this novel Good boy Rex ou re a good dog lol Forest Gardening: Cultivating an Edible Landscape yeah indeedIt s similar to Tchaikovsky s other novels in that he s got a big thing going on about personified animals or a wide variation on the theme but like his other SF novel Children of Time I really like his SF much better than his fantasy There s a lot depth that I can sink my teeth into IMHO It s not as epic as CoT either but it s certainly a very interesting ride Don t go into it expecting the same thing it starts out with The novel changes with the MC or I should say the MCs Damn I love Honey It s worth reading just for her 45 starsExcellent near future SF that delves deep into the ethical uestions that arise from augmenting animals and transforming them into a state of personhood It is just as heartwrenching asou might expect I was made to be a weapon but I have lived a life I was born an animal they made me into a soldier and treated me as a thing Servant and slave leader and follower I tell myself I have been a Good Dog Nobody else can decide that for me e arc given to me via netgalley in exchange for an honest review Life is constant creation and destruction The trick is knowing one from another This book is about a group of engineered bioform animals They re used as weapons in the war cause they can carry out orders given to them by their master Rex is a dog also the leader of the group which consists of a bear a giant lizarddragon and bees Something about this book is that ou will find the animals intriguing than the humans I loved reading from Rex s perspective and anytime it was a person s POV I got very boredThe author did a great job with the animals they had emotions thoughts and different personalities They even went through an intense character development especially Rex My name is Rex I am a good Dog At first Rex was a dog that worried about not pleasing his master and not making the right decisions but am glad that I got to see him getting over those fears and being himselfThe reason am not giving this book five stars is because it was so boring at times The writing was a little bit difficult to get into at first but I got used to it whenever it was Rex speaking but anytime it was humans I found their whole dialogue boring I don t even think they should have their own point of view it wasn t too necessary I d recommend this book to Sci fi fans looking for something different and animal this book to Sci fi fans looking for something different and animal My thoughts in a nutshell I don t read sci fi I can t enjoy it but I m always trying to find an exception I understood why people love this book It has a lot of important uestions What makes us human What if the bioform half humanhalf animal are intelligent species with emotions Do they have rights or they just weaponsRex is a dog and he wants to be a good dog His master wants Rex to kill the enemies but who is the real enemy What makes someo. My name is Rex I am a good dog Rex is also seven foot tall at the shoulder bulletproof bristling with heavy calibre weaponry and his voice resonates with subsonics especially designed to instil fear With Dragon Honey and Bees he's part of a Multiform Assault Pack operating in the lawless. Dogs of War