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Breaking the Skin

Essay: “Breaking the Skin: Two Visions of Destructive Transcendence”

Antibodies, David J. Skal, 1988.

Skin, Kathe Koja, 1993.

At least two horror writers of the late 1980s and early 1990s weren’t entirely keen on the whole human transcendence project via tattoos or technology… 1,758 more words

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Nimisha's Ship

Nimisha’s Ship

Anne McCaffrey

Nimisha Boynton-Rondymense was the body-heir of Lady Rezalla and, as such, was the heiress of one of the First Families on Vega III. 362 more words


Book Review - DRAGONQUEST ~ Anne McCaffrey

Paperback, 330 pages

Published October 13th 1986 by Del Rey (first published May 1971)

Another Turn, and the deadly silver Threads began falling again. So the bold dragonriders took to the air once more and their magnificent flying dragons swirled and swooped, belching flames that destroyed the shimmering strands before they reach the ground. 106 more words

Anne McCaffrey

Book Review - DRAGONFLIGHT ~ Anne McCaffrey

Paperback, 299 pages

Published July 26th 2005 by Del Rey (first published 1968)

To the nobles who live in Benden Weyr, Lessa is nothing but a ragged kitchen girl. 291 more words

Anne McCaffrey

Interview with Danielle Ackley-McPhail of eSpec Books

Today, I’d like to welcome Danielle Ackley-McPhail, publisher of eSpec Books to my blog. Danielle’s work has appeared in my anthologies Space Pirates and Space Horrors… 1,429 more words



Today’s review is for Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey. This is the story of how humans came to the planet of Pern and how the dragons that protect them came to be. 325 more words


Book Review - Black Horses for the King

TITLE: Black Horses For The King
AUTHOR: Anne McCaffrey
FORMAT: Mass Market

According to the introduction, Black Horses for the King is an Arthurian Legend, but from a direction that we don’t normally get the story.   277 more words

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