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Crisis!

Another in the James Gunn series while I work on some new stuff.

Raw Feed (2003): Crisis!, James Gunn, 1986.

I seem to recall that… 1,070 more words

Science Fiction

A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

A book set in a galaxy with a peculiar quirk of physics: the closer to the galactic core you get, the less intelligence and stock science fiction goodies like faster-than-light travel are possible. 475 more words

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A Deepness in the Sky

A Deepness in the Sky
Vernor Vinge
774 pages
TOR Books (1999)

Read this if you like: Hard sci-fi, world building, the Foundation series
tl;dr summary: Long-view space opera with deep political undertones that presents a unique viewpoint on both technology and time. 814 more words

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Sometimes the biggest disasters aren't noticed at all - no one's around to write horror stories.

A Fire Upon the Deep, by Vernor Vinge

Every now and then I like to dip my toe back into the waters of pure science fiction. 1,229 more words

Science Fiction

Draxtor Book Club - March

Draxtor Despres has launched his book club with a discussion of Vernor Vinge’s “Rainbow’s End.” Watch it and get the backstory on his blog, draxfiles.com… 14 more words

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Nemira – noi/viitoare apariții #63

Vernor Vinge – Copiii cerului (un nou titlu din seria Zones of Thought/Zonele gânditoare care a început cu A Deepness in the Sky/Adâncurile cerului şi A Fire Upon the Deep/Foc în adânc). 111 more words

Fantasy

I Hear The Drums Echoing Tonight

“I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitements, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into its expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst its perils.” – Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre… 851 more words

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