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Three days from the border to the Forbidden Zone they began passing derelicts and Corvo had started getting nervous. He’d sit by the view-screen in his captain’s chair in a pool of his own cold sweat and watch as they passed one broken starship after the next. 162 more words

Embrace the Other

A while ago, Joel Stottlemire (the mad genius behind Dryden House and its avant-garde approach to publishing, franchise building and copyright) introduced me to Don Van Ausdoll, an artist and writer like myself with a keen interest in roleplaying games and Science Ficiton. 166 more words


“How far out is it?”
Yars asks with a pensive voice
Not wanting to know


Saturday Snippet: Jail Time Part 4

It’s  Science Fiction Fantasy Saturday. Snippets of ten to fifteen sentences designed to reel you and leave you screaming for more!

We’re back with a young Blade Devon, a 23 year-old special forces combat veteran home on medical leave (or has he gone AWOL?) When they arrested him, he had three forms of ID on him, each in a different name. 344 more words

Science Fiction Romance

Short Reviews - Moon of Danger, by Albert de Pina

Moon of Danger by Albert de Pina appeared in the Summer 1947 issue of Planet Stories (Vol 3. No 7).  Note that I incorrectly labelled Mo-Sanshon! 575 more words

Science Fiction

Crusade by David Weber and Steve White

Published: 1991

Genre: space opera science fiction

Length: 432 pages

Setting: various locations in outer space, far future

Interest: it was a random book picked off my Kindle while we were on vacation 354 more words

Book Review

Author Interview -- Patrice Fitzgerald (Dark Beyond The Stars)

Dark Beyond The Stars is a wonderful new science fiction short story anthology just released this week. I reviewed it early on and highly recommend the collection for space opera buffs. 1,040 more words

Science Fiction