From the moment I heard that Ridley Scott was returning to the Alien universe, I was excited. With each news item I read - it's a prequel! It disregards every sequel! It won't show a single face-hugger, xenomorph, or queen! - I grew more encouraged. Going in, I wanted very badly to love Prometheus. In the end, I will say that it looked fantastic, it was entertaining, but overall I was disappointed.
Luxor is one of the sexiest and most striking resorts on the Strip, but its age, lack of amenities, and distance down the Strip have cost it appeal and made it the top choice for bargain hunters. If you're looking to be surrounded by sexy people, look further up the Strip - but if you're looking to visit Vegas on the cheap, and open to taxi cabs or doing a lot of walking, the Luxor is your resort.
David M. Haendler's first novel is an inventive and exciting story of fantasy with a Pullman-esque dystopian bent. Jack and Olive Merriwether are unsuspecting teens whose good deed raises the ire of a paranoid and overzealous government. With their parents imprisoned and their lives threatened, Jack and Olive must put their trust in unlikely allies and confront their own sinister ancestry if they are to reunite their family.