A writer has no significance. A marine fights. And these various tough unbiddable non-ingratiating characters have intense anguish as they face an increasingly destabilised situation caused by a brutal, alienating, menacing and terrifying enemy. Spiders are learnedly discussed, incredulous announcements are made and there is I-don’t-even-know-what-I’m-looking-at spectacle. This was excellent, thrilling and I’m there for the sequel.
This was vibrant, sharp, relevant and genuinely creepy. This was likeable and convincing and there are no characters with no principles whatsoever as they face a merciless enemy. This is full of continuous excitement and lurid details.
“He was lucky to bleed to death in sixty seconds. The first spiders were crawling through the broken window in eighty.”
“Great swaths of Los Angeles seemed to think that the proper response to a full-scale catastrophe was to document it.”