2) UNDERSTAND ★☆☆☆☆
„A layer of ice; it feels rough against my face, but not cold. I’ve got nothing to hold on to; my gloves just keep sliding off it.“
I liked the general idea of the story, but not the direction Chiang took it. I missed an emotional connection to the character, good or bad. Or humour. Something. I simply did not care about the MCs journey of discovery.