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Marc Scott Zicree

Marc Scott ZicreeMarc Scott Zicree writes TV episodes for STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, SLIDERS, DEEP SPACE NINE and BABYLON 5, and writes other shows for several networks. He was also was a commentator for NPR’s MORNING EDITION, and is wrote the best-selling TWILIGHT ZONE COMPANION. Learn about current projects at his website.

Magic Time: Not aging well

Magic Time by Marc Scott Zicree & Barbara Hambly

Magic Time is the first book of a fantasy trilogy helmed by Marc Scott Zicree. This book is co-written with Barbara Hambly. Each of the subsequent books in the series is written with a different writer. Magic Time was published in 2001, and it is not aging well.

I had a difficult time getting through Magic Time. It narrowly missed achieving Did Not Finish status. When I did finish it I realized that all this book did was set up Book Two.

Zicree’s book is a post-apocalyptic fantasy in the mode of The Stand and Swan Song, although the cause of the cataclysm that brings magic into our world springs from a covert government experiment gone wrong.... Read More