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Aisha Un Haad would do anything for her family When her brother contracts a plague she knows her janitor's salary isn't enough to fund his treatment So she volunteers to become a Scela a mechanically enhanced soldier sworn to protect and serve the governing body of the Fleet the collective of starships they call home If Aisha can survive the harrowing modifications and earn an elite place in the Scela ranks she may be able to sav. 👌👀👌👀👌👀👌👀👌👀 good shit go౦ԁ sHit👌 thats ✔ some good👌👌shit right👌👌there👌👌👌 right✔there ✔✔if i do ƽaү so my self 💯 i say so 💯 thats what im talking about right there right there chorus ʳᶦᵍʰᵗ ᵗʰᵉʳᵉ mMMMMᎷМ💯 👌👌 👌НO0ОଠOOOOOОଠଠOoooᵒᵒᵒᵒᵒᵒᵒᵒᵒ👌 👌👌 👌 💯 👌 👀 👀 👀 👌👌Good shit ➽and yes this review which has been up since June of last year has a full review now fun In the uiet of the early morning before the Reliant’s lights begin to glow I plan two funerals I have been anticipating this a lot ever since loving The Abyss Surrounds Us so much and though it wasn’t Everything I had hoped for it was overall such an interesting novel about agency It’s also and this is a recurring motif in Emily Skrustkie’s work really kickass Hullmetal Girls follows Aisha who sells her body to become a mechanical soldier for the chance to save her brother and Key a girl who wakes up in a mechanical body with no memory of how she got here or whether she consented As the two vie for a top spot with their suad of four they become entangled in a vast rebellion on the ship and are forced to uestion everything they know This is a book that first and foremost plays off fear And I think it’s really uite brilliant to realize such a base fear the loss of bodily autonomy So here’s a story I am terrified of loss of bodily autonomy I am also terrified of body horror And of needles This book presumably looked at my fears and was like “oh go fuck yourself then” and it was a lot of fun What’s funny is this is not a book that depends off plot it kept me turning pages especially at the beginning but after around 50% of the way through I didn’t feel totally confused as to where the plot was going I just found myself enjoying the ride anyway I would argue this is of a worldbuilding focused story And can we just talk about how cool the world is Very Pacific Rim with the mechanically enhanced copilots and the friendship focus Very current adult scifi with the worldships Very 2012 dystopia with the oppressive government and rebellion Yet somehow this feels like something very new; via a discussion of agency and a lack of tropey romance it blends a mix of tropes into something that feels very originalAnd while the characters weren’t uite as in your soul as The Abyss Surrounds Us I found them really compelling nonetheless There are two narrators Aisha Un Haad a hijabi aroace girl trying to save her sister and Key Tanaka a Japanese girl with her memory wiped Key’s point of view tends to be less interesting as she doesn’t really know what she’s trying for Something I really like about this book is that Aisha and Tanaka are both angry and the book does such a good job of humanizing and validating that anger They are dealing with the loss of their autonomy of their bodies and with a classist system attempting to continue that takeaway The narrative around their realization of this is brilliant and I found myself rooting so much for them both Although I’ll admit to liking Aisha Actually can we just talk about Aisha She is such a badass but she’s mostly compelling because she is highly motivated we know from chapter one of the book that she is trying for a good job so she can support her family to the point where even if you barely give a damn about the plot you remain desperate for her to achieve her goals I also adored Aisha’s family Her sister Malikah is one of my favorite characters and her devotion to her and Amar is one of the best parts of the whole book Hullmetal Girls is also a book primarily driven by friendship there is no romance and by the suad dynamic of the four scelas And wow I just love Aisha and Pravaa and Tanaka and Woojin’s suad so much Pravaa and Woojin each make for compelling leads Pravaa is Indian pansexual and a trans girl and Woojin is Korean They’re all such likable characters that it’s hard not to get caught up in their journeyAlso I can't figure out where to put this but Emily Skrutskie’s writing is awesome because it’s both very funny and collouial and also has very dramatic cinematic moments She gets the balance just right for me Overall it’s a an excellent book not just about a sci fi world and an assortment of body horror but about agency The narrative is so interested in the agency of these characters and in the loss they must experience and in their struggle at every moment to wrest it back →brief negative thoughts← So I was both into and also vaguely disappointed by the ueer rep So at one point it’s established that Pravaa is trans andor intersex which is not a source of prejudice in this world except and here’s the reasoning behind the andor it’s basically just done via saying the character had xy chromosomes and then never brought up again my friend Acua talked about this here The acearo rep is basically just as one sided in one scene Aisha says she’s aroace and Pravaa says she’s straight and Woojin says he’s pan and it was cool I liked it But I also really wish the fact that the cast is Very ueer were like an actual part of the narrative I think the author was trying to make all the ueer rep really incidental and then went too far in the uest For Casual ueerness and just didn't talk about it past that I got the point and I respect her intent especially as an ownvoices author Skrutskie is ace and sapphic but I wanted Also the middle is kind of boring compared to the very exciting first 25% I guess it just didn’t uite make it to a fiveBut overall Yes This is a scifi book about agency driven by a friendship between two women of color and I think that’s beautiful TW needles death in space body horror and loss of bodily autonomyBlog | Goodreads | Twitter | Youtube

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Hullmetal GirlsTwo must learn to work together a tall order for girls from opposite ends of the Fleet But a rebellion is stirring pitting those who yearn for independence from the Fleet against a government struggling to maintain unityWith violence brewing and dark secrets surfacing Aisha and Key find themselves uestioning their loyalties They will have to put aside their differences though if they want to keep humanity from tearing itself apa. I had high hopes for this book but unfortunately it fell flat in a lot of ways Read the full review on my blogBrief note for those who only look at GoodReads reviews if you are trans andor aroace please read the full review as the coming out scenes for the trans character and the aroace character were really harmful

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characters Hullmetal Girls º PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ ❴BOOKS❵ ✭ Hullmetal Girls Author Emily Skrutskie – Aisha Un Haad would do anything for her family When her brother contracts a plague she knows her janitor's salary isn't enough to fund his treatment So she volunteers to becomE her brotherKey Tanaka awakens in a Scela body with only hazy memories of her life before She knows she's from the privileged end of the Fleet but she has no recollection of why she chose to give up a life of luxury to become a hulking cyborg soldier If she can make it through the training she might have a shot at recovering her missing pastIn a unit of new recruits vying for top placement Aisha's and Key's paths collide and the. Review also at Girls is a sci fi adventure with tinges of dystopian fiction Humans left Earth over 300 years ago and are traveling the stars searching for a habitable planet to make their new home The fleet is made up of many ships with the richest and most elite up front The caste system follows the fleet down to the “back end” where the poor and unprivileged liveThere are hybrid humans called Scela who are warrior “machines” that work for the General Body They are part human and part metal with an exoskeleton that sits on their backs and is depending on who you ask a parasite a symbiont or a sentient AI type intelligence that gives humans strength better senses and makes them powerful warriorsTo become Scela doctors stretch humans to seven feet tall They implant metal and ports stretch their bones and skin The Scela exorig attaches like a metal spine and runs down the back Once you are joined the exo’s cold consciousness is a part of youThe main story follows two young women Key Tanaka and Aisha Un Haad It is told from their POVs They have two other members of their basic training team Wooj and Praava Praava became Scela to help fund her sister’s medical research Marshal Jesuit is their mentor and instructor during basic trainingAisha follows the Ledic religion Everything she does is for her sister and younger brother who is sick She became Scela to provide for them financially She is strong willed loyal and her faith gets her through tough timesKey Tanaka can’t remember why she became Scela She has holes She is also strong willed angry and wants to be the best Scela She and Aisha kind of have issues being team players and they don’t really like each otherAlong the way we find out there is a group called the Fractionists who do not believe the General Body leaders are doing what is best for the fleet and that the fleet should break upI really liked this I love the whole rebellion against the tyrannical government thing This had a uniue twist on that taking place in outer space and involving cyborg like humans I think the author did a good job with diversity representation Aisha is asexual which is not something you usually see in booksThe four of them are sometimes linked through the exosystem and can hear each other’s thoughts and know their feelings It’s not always pleasant But in the end they become friends and familyOverall this was a uick and enjoyable read I really liked The Abyss Surrounds Us so was hoping I would like this tooBuddy read with the MacHalo group Although I think I read it alone P