This was an entertaining read. It had some interesting perspectives, particularly on the evolution of the bots, the collaboration between them, and the emergence of renegade bots. The complete coldness of Archos was well-drawn, and suitably chilling. The book lacks the passion of the Terminator movies, but that's not comparing apples with apples -- and it'll be interesting indeed to see what Spielberg does with it.
Even though they aren't common, fictional oral histories are nothing new in literature, but since the publication of Max Brooks's WORLD WAR Z (a fictional oral history about the World War against zombies) the genre has become more prevalent. It's only a matter of time before there will be several fictional oral histories about the vampire dominion of the Earth, the near eradication of all the world's werewolves, and the downfall of the Illuminati of witches and warlocks that have … more