Science fiction (Novelty)

Can You Feel Anything When I Do This?

Can You Feel Anything When I Do This?


Robert Sheckley

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Can You Feel Anything When I Do This Robert Sheckley It was a middleclass apartment in Forest Hills with all the standard stuff: slashpine couch by Lady Yogina, strobe reading light over a big Uneasy Chair designed by Sri Somethingorother, bouncesound projector playing BloodStream Patterns by Drs. Molidoff and Yuli. There was also the usual microbioticfood console, set now at Fat Black Andys SoulFood Composition Number Threehogs jowls and blackeyed peas. And there was a Murphy Bed of Nails, the ...

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New York 2140

New York 2140


Kim Stanley Robinson

ISBN: 9780316262347
Year of publication: 2017

Kim Stanley Robinson NEW YORK 2140 orbitbooks.net orbitshortfiction.com PART ONE THE TYRANNY OF SUNK COSTS a Mutt and Jeff Whoever writes the code creates the value. That isnt even close to true. Yes it is. Value resides in life, and life is coded, like with DNA. So bacteria have values Sure. All life wants things and goes after them. Viruses, bacteria, all the way up to us. Which by the way its your turn to clean the toilet. I know. Life means death. So, today Some today. Back to my point. We ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Hard Science Fiction
The Wanderers

The Wanderers


Meg Howrey

ISBN: 9780399574634
Year of publication: 2017

Meg Howrey THE WANDERERS For John, best brother in this and any other Universe We feel that even if all possible scientific questions be answered, the problems of life have still not been touched at all. Of course there are then no questions left, and this itself is the answer. LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus HELEN Nothing feels as free as this The lettering of this promise is in pink. The freedom being demonstrated concerns a woman in a white bra and girdle cavorting across ...

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Aspects of Langranak

Aspects of Langranak


Robert Sheckley

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Aspects of Langranak 1 1 I cant describe this place without describing me. Nor can I describe me without telling you about the place. But which should I start with Perhaps I ought to describe both of us together. But I doubt if I could manage that. Perhaps I am incapable of describing anything. Still, I am on an alien planet -- a situation which is commonly considered interesting. And I am an individual, which is also supposed to be interesting. And I am certainly capable of writing down my ...

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Agamemnon's Run

Agamemnon's Run


Robert Sheckley

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AGAMEMNONS RUN Robert Sheckley AGAMEMNON was desperate. Aegisthus and his men had trapped him in Clytemnestras bedroom. He could hear them stamping through the hallways. He had climbed out a window and made his way down the wall clinging by his fingernails to the tiny chiseled marks the stonecutters had left in the stone. Once in the street, he thought hed be all right, steal a horse, get the hell out of Mycenae. It was late afternoon when he made his descent from the bedroom window. The sun was ...

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A Thief in Time

A Thief in Time


Robert Sheckley

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Year of publication: 1954

A Thief in Time by Robert Sheckley Thomas Eldridge was all alone in his room in Butler Hall when he heard the faint scraping noise behind him. It barely registered on his consciousness. He was studying the Holstead equations, which had caused such a stir a few years ago, with their hint of a non-Relativity universe. They were a disturbing set of symbols, even though their conclusions had been proved quite fallacious. Still, if one examined them without preconceptions, they seemed to prove ...

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USSR Hoax

USSR Hoax


Paul Gillebaard

ISBN: 9780983956150
Year of publication: 2016

Paul Gillebaard USSR HOAX PREQUEL TO MOON HOAX TO THE THOUSANDS OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO HELPED PUT A MAN ON THE MOON, PROVING THE IMPOSSIBLE IS POSSIBLE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS A big thanks to Jim Banke, whose early ideas and later critique greatly influenced the storyline. To John Vester for investing many long hours editing the booktwice. Thanks to my editor, Kelly Lynne. To Cindy Cowlin for proofreading. Thanks to the former astronauts for their advice and input. Finally, to my wife Anne, for all her ...

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Anton York, Immortal

Anton York, Immortal


Eando Binder

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Year of publication: 1965

Eando Binder ANTON YORK, IMMORTAL CONQUEST OF LIFE 1 The latter half of the 19th Century was a period of scientific giantsRamsay, Bequerel, Roentgen, Einstein and othersbut history does not mention Matthew York. While the chemists outdid nature with synthetic products, while the physicists toyed with the amazing electron and the mathematicians groped into eternal secrets of the cosmos, Matthew York searched for a great scientific arcanum. A brain highly stimulated by chronic hyperthyroidism, ...

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A Conversation With The West Nile Virus

A Conversation With The West Nile Virus



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A CONVERSATION WITH THE WEST NILE VIRUS By Robert Sheckley Great inventions sometimes come about in unorthodox ways. So it was with the first DNA computer. Jensen put down his soldering iron. Its ready to go. Bailey peered at the machine on the worktable. It was a messy accumulation of motherboards, diodes, anodes, silicon chips, and, in their tiny glass cases, the all-important DNA chips. A microphone was connected, too. An endless array of multi-colored wires tied everything to everything ...

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Ubo

Ubo


Steve Rasnic Tem

ISBN: 9781849979269
Year of publication: 2017

Steve Rasnic Tem UBO For Melanie, Always Man seeks for drama and excitement when he cannot get satisfaction on a higher level, he creates for himself the drama of destruction. Erich Fromm, The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness 1 NOW IN UBO, he felt as if hed not just fallen into but passed through the rabbit hole. Every resident had a similar memory of the journey here: a dream of dry, chitinous wings crossing the moon, the gigantic insects so like roaches or cicadas dropping swiftly over the ...

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Touchstone

Touchstone


John A Schettler
Mark A Prost

ISBN: 0971317062
Year of publication: 2009

John Schettler with Mark A. Prost TOUCHSTONE A NOVEL IN TIME Part I Arrival The Chief malady of man is a restless curiosity about things which he cannot understand and it is not so bad for him to be in error as to be curious to no purpose. Pascal: Penses 1 It was scarcely less cold on the street than passing through the Arch. Nordhausen shivered in his heavy overcoat. It occurred to him that his clothes seemed to be completely frozen, much colder than the air, perhaps an effect of the time ...

Keywords: time travel
Golem 7

Golem 7


John A Schettler

ISBN: 9780984946501
Year of publication: 2011

John Schettler GOLEM 7 With gracious thanks to Richard, Mark, and Candace For being the friends they are to me and For inspiring my Kelly, Robert, and Maeve. There are no roses on a sailors grave, No lilacs on an ocean wave, The only tribute is a seagulls sweep, And the teardrops that their sweethearts weep. A German Sailors Poem Synopsis Meridian IV: Anvil of Fate Paul Dorland refuses to believe Kelly Ramer has perished, and he secures the support of Professor Nordhausen for a mission aimed at ...

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Anvil of Fate

Anvil of Fate


John A Schettler

ISBN: 9780983354284
Year of publication: 2011

John Schettler THE ANVIL OF FATE With gracious thanks to Richard, Mark, and Candace For being the friends they are to me and For inspiring my Kelly, Robert, and Maeve. I am all that hath been, and is, and shall be and my veil no mortal has hitherto raised. Inscribed on the shine to Athena, Sais, Egypt Stirrings of unrest Heed them not, or the mighty host flees before the enemy, and many will die Plunder taken the road becomes the path of Martyrs. For he who would be slain must live The weave ...

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Nexus Point

Nexus Point


John A Schettler

ISBN: 0971317097
Year of publication: 2004

John Schettler NEXUS POINT A NOVEL IN TIME An Angel Falls on Palestine Fare well, Do-Rahlan. Wither you have gone I cannot say. It is my hope that your soul will be held fast in the hands of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful. I have taken that which you left methe mighty King, and marked the place where I was reading. I will hide it well, my friend, and keep fast the memory of your coming. Remember me as one who looked with shining eyes upon thy holy face, and, should Allah smile with thee, ...

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Meridian

Meridian


John A Schettler

ISBN: 0971317011
Year of publication: 2002

John Schettler MERIDIAN A NOVEL IN TIME With gracious thanks to Richard, Mark and Candace For being the friends they are to me and For inspiring my Kelly, Robert, and Maeve. Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate. Alexander Pope: An Essay on Man II Part I The Tempest We for a certainty are not the first Have sat in taverns while the tempest hurled Their hopeful plans to emptiness and cursed Whatever brute and blackguard made the world. A.E. Housman: Last Poems IX And like the baseless ...

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