renatus

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Seeking to find a new life for himself and his crew, Cole and comrades remake the Teddy R. into a pirate ship and set sail for the lawless Inner Frontier. We get to follow the Protagonist Lon Nolan from cadet to colonel. 00011100 (28) Freehold Universe – Freehold – Do unto Others … is a couple of books set in the same universe. Visit ScifiConventions for complete listings! But they didn't count on things going from bad to worse ... It's a beautiful work on a thought experiment that poses a very intriguing question -- what if our planet isn't at all spherical as we perceive it to be?
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Briggen (Briggen Sci-Fi/Fantasy Trilogy Book 1)

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You told me how your friends were so sure that CRAZY LEGS would pay off big time; but he didn’t, did he? This was well over 40 years ago, and the term "mongolism" was already obsolete. Adams took more than just plot-details - check out, for example, 'Ask A Foolish Question' - he took a sensibility that came from the 50s 'Galaxy' Magazine stable, and which Sheckley pushed to its limit; a sardonic look at SF's inherited grab-bag of plots and props form a generation of writers who grew up on 'Astounding Science Fiction' and 'The New Yorker'.
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Cosmic Dust and the Eternal Code

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I've been playing the game since I was a child, so the rules must be quite simple. Hard science fiction is about science, technology, and engineering. Farmer is woefully under-rated, and really only known for his Riverworld series, but the World of Tiers is, I think, his masterwork. The narrative of William Drake, the protagonist, tells of his falling in love with the person who had revived him, Sheila, and of his own spiritual uplift and downfall as he encounters a myriad of personalities, celestial and human, and undergoes transforming experiences that make his soul evolve in cosmic growth.
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EME: The Protocol, Book 1

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The problem with the latter is that the food in your gut would be visible, you must go naked, and if your retinas are invisible, you are blind. This collection of short stories is full of wit humour and dystopian futures. Sci-fi makes us think, wonder, and ask what if and why. Islamic tales center upon characters, and/or entire societies, of that faith. The next two in this series were good, too. Dave Calhoun The Big Idea: The possibility that even aliens might not be immune to ‘human’ foibles like loneliness and the need for attention.
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Fancy Free

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Merchant Marine in the 1940s and became a prolific, award-winning author of elaborate works of science fiction, fantasy and mystery, has died. A collection of essays by noted astronomers about the planets in the solar system and science fiction stories inspired by our current understanding of each world. Not One of Us is one of those magazines you wish would publish more issues! Cast: Mamie Van Doren, Mary Marr, Paige Lee, Margot Hartman, Irene Orton, Pam Helton.
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BROKEN II: Speed Gene, Incorporated (The Genesis Series Book

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The last survivors of the raid on the Barrow of Azharad have scattered to the four winds, each walking a separate path. However, these films do show a darker future than most any sci-fi film have ever done, where machines rule over the ruins of a post-nuclear world, and humans wage an impossible war. \When I first witness the darkness and power of these 2029 scenes, I have been wanting to see a entire movie set in that grim future. The one who builds a city, a nation, an empire….
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The Tomorrow People

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By Jeremy Conrad February 2, 2011 We all play videogames, but what are the best science fiction-themed games that a fanboy should know and love? We like stories that cause us to care about the characters, stories that make us think and feel. Please be aware that this series is for mature audiences only. Hard social-science fiction is not just about economics. Unless all planets are named by Europeans and Americans it just doesn't make sense., JB , If by some way a person flys out into space, they just float around while in reality they would explode it a bloody mess.
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The Clicking of Cuthbert

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There’s probably a margin of error of, oh, about $3k.) Now, what really happened in 2006, in regard to my science fiction income, was that I had been in the science fiction publishing business for enough time, and had been successful enough at it (for various reasons, one of which was being just damn lucky) that this was the year that many potential revenue sources began to flow income in my direction. The church believed the common biblically founded view that the Earth could not be moved.
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The War of the Worlds

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She knows firsthand how writers benefit from the help and support of other writers and/or editors. "My novel had lingered in the offices of editors at the Big Six for years. It was this desire that maintained a failed attempt of an operating system by a joint venture of General Electric, Bell Labs, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After discussing Susan Sontag on SF, he commented that she "has—happily —not encountered 'hard' SF, and maybe she never will'' (6/66 143).
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Saving the Halyodoora

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The collection of loosely related stories tell of humanity's future, from a time just after WW2 through to AD 13,582. "Star Dragon is terrific fare, offering readers a fusion of hard science and grand adventure." "Star Dragon is steeped in cosmology, the physics of interstellar travel, exobiology, artificial intelligence, bioscience. What Are The "Must Read" Science Fiction Romance Books? The 2001 novels juxtapose—without blending—the two types, devoting most of their energy to a near-future space adventure with a stunning cosmic vision at the end—as seen in the codas to The Fountains of Paradise and The Ghost from the Grand Banks.
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