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Visitors

Visitors


Orson Scott Card

ISBN: 9781442414297
Year of publication: 2014

Visitors by Orson Scott Card To Kathleen Bellamy Part of every project, Shepherd of so many sheep: Thank you for the freedom and support Chapter 1 Copies The Place: From the surface of the planet Garden, it looks like a plateau surrounded by a steep cliff, with a mountain in the middle. But from space, it is plain that the plateau is a huge crater, and the mountain is its center point. Buried deep beneath that central mountain is a starship. It crashed into the planet Garden 11,203 years ago. ...

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Maps in a Mirror: The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card

Maps in a Mirror: The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card


Orson Scott Card

ISBN: 9
Year of publication: 2004

MAPS IN A MIRROR The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card To Charlie Ben, who can fly BOOK 1 THE HANGED MAN TALES OF DREAD INTRODUCTION I cant watch horror or suspense movies in the theatre. Ive triedbut the tension becomes too much for me. The screen is too large, the figures are too real. I always end up having to get up, walk out, go home. Its more than I can bear. You know where I end up watching those movies At home. On cable TV. That little screen is so much safer. The familiar scenes of my ...

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Ender's Game

Ender's Game


Orson Scott Card

ISBN: 0312932081
Year of publication: 1985

Orson Scott Card Enders Game For Geoffrey, who makes me remember how young and how old children can be Acknowledgments Portions of this book were recounted in my first published science fiction story, Enders Game, in the August 1977 Analog, edited by Ben Boya his faith in me and this story are the foundation of my career. Harriet McDougal of Tor is that rarest of editorsone who understands a story and can help the author make it exactly what he meant it to be. They dont pay her enough. Harriets ...

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Pathfinder

Pathfinder


Orson Scott Card

ISBN: 9781416991762
Year of publication: 2010

Orson Scott Card Pathfinder To Barbara Bova whose boldness made everything possible: I miss you every day. CHAPTER 1 If a Tree Falls Saving the human race is a frantic business. Or a tedious one. It all depends on what stage of the process youre taking part in. Rigg and Father usually set the traps together, because it was Rigg who had the knack of seeing the paths that the animals they wanted were still using. Father was blind to ithe could never see the thin shimmering trails in the air ...

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Ruins

Ruins


Orson Scott Card

ISBN: 9781416991779
Year of publication: 2012

Ruins by Orson Scott Card To Gregg Homer, friend and advocate, who puts power into others hands and wisdom in their hearts CHAPTER 1 Water Rigg saw the stream before any of the others. Loaf was an experienced soldier Olivenko not so experienced, but not untrained, either and Umbo had grown up in the village of Fall Ford, which was almost like living in the woods. But only Rigg had tramped the high forests above the Upsheer Cliffs, trapping animals for their fur while the man he called Father ...

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Empire

Empire


Orson Scott Card

ISBN: 0765316110
Year of publication: 2006

Orson Scott Card Empire To Cyndie and Jeremy for finding the balance between the law and the life and for sharing Victor and Cataan Captain Malich Treason only matters when it is committed by trusted men. The team of four Americans had been in the village for three months. Their mission was to build trust until they could acquire accurate information about the activities of a nearby warlord believed to be harboring some operatives of Al Qaeda. All four soldiers were highly trained for their ...

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The Gate Thief

The Gate Thief


Orson Scott Card

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

Orson Scott Card The Gate Thief 1 FLYING CHILDREN On a certain day in November, in the early afternoon, if you had just parked your car at Kenneys burger place in Buena Vista, Virginia, or maybe you were walking into Nicks Italian Kitchen or Todds Barbecue, you might have cast your gaze up the hill toward Parry McCluer High School. It could happen. You have to look somewhere, right You might have noticed something shooting straight up out of the school. Something the size and shape of, say, a ...

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Other Worlds Than These

Other Worlds Than These


Carrie Vaughn
Stephen Baxter
Stephen King
Robert Silverberg
Pat Cadigan
John Joseph Adams
Michael Swanwick
Ian McDonald
Orson Scott Card
Ursula K Le Guin
Gregory Benford
George RR Martin
Kelly Link
Joyce Carol Oates
Ross E Lockhart
Alastair Reynolds
Lev Grossman
Paul McAuley
Catherynne M Valente
Tim Pratt
Paul Melko
Robert Reed
Seanan McGuire
John R Fultz
E Catherine Tobler
David Barr Kirtley
Yoon Ha Lee
Jeff VanderMeer
Mercurio D Rivera
Vandana Singh
William Alexander
Simon McCaffery
Christie Yant

ISBN: 9781597804349
Year of publication: 2012

OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE Stories of Parallel Worlds edited by John Joseph Adams Go then, there are other worlds than these. Jake Chambers, to Roland Deschain of Gilead from The Gunslinger by Stephen King FOREWORD LEV GROSSMAN When I read The Chronicles of Narnia as a child, it didnt so much introduce me to the idea that there was another world as confirm my already grave suspicions on the subject. Even at the tender age of eight I wasas I suspect you were, and are, if youre reading this bookone ...

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Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalipse

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalipse


Stephen King
Elizabeth Bear
John Joseph Adams
Paolo Bacigalupi
Nancy Kress
George R R Martin
Jonathan Lethem
Cory Doctorow
Orson Scott Card
Jerry Oltion
Richard Kadrey
John Langan
Octavia C Butler
Gene Wolf
M Rickert
Tobias S Buckell
Jack S McDevitt
James Van Pelt
Carol Emshwiller
Neal Barrett, Jr
Dale Bailey
David Grigg

ISBN: 9781597801058
Year of publication: 2008

WASTELANDS Stories of the Apocalypse Edited by John Joseph Adams INTRODUCTION by John Joseph Adams Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are said to be the harbingers of the biblical apocalypseArmageddon, The End of The World. In science fiction, the end of the world is usually triggered by more specific means: nuclear warfare, biological disaster or warfare, ecologicalgeological disaster, or cosmological disaster. But in the wake of any great cataclysm, there are survivorsand post-apocalyptic ...

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Earth unavare

Earth unavare


Orson Scott Card
Aaron Johnston

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Year of publication: 0

Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston Earth unavare CHAPTER 1 Victor Victor didnt go to the airlock to see Alejandra leave the family forever, to marry into the Italian clan. He didnt trust himself to say good-bye to his best friend, not without revealing how close he had come to disgracing the family by falling in love with someone in his own asteroid-mining ship. The Italians were a four-ship operation, and their lead ship, a behemoth of a digger named Vesuvio, had been attached to El Cavador for a ...

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Lightspeed: Year One

Lightspeed: Year One


Carrie Vaughn
Stephen Baxter
Stephen King
Robert Silverberg
Nnedi Okorafor
ín R Kiernan
Tanith Lee
Joe Haldeman
Joe R Lansdale
John Joseph Adams
Geoffrey A Landis
Nancy Kress
George R R Martin
Bruce Sterling
Jack McDevitt
Orson Scott Card
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Ursula K Le Guin
James Patrick Kelly
Alastair Reynolds
Tananarive Due
Adam-Troy Castro
Catherynne M Valente
Genevieve Valentine
Sarah Langan
Tobias S Buckell
Carol Emshwiller
Anne McCaffrey
Ted Kosmatka
Robert Reed
John R Fultz
Susan Palwick
Vylar Kaftan
David Tallerman
David Barr Kirtley
Yoon Ha Lee
Alice Sola Kim
Julie E Czerneda
Cat Rambo
Charles Yu
Corey Mariani
Ken Liu
Maggie Clark
An Owomoyela
Tom Crosshill
Eric Gregory
Tessa Mellas

ISBN: 9781607013044
Year of publication: 2011

LIGHTSPEED Year One Edited by John Joseph Adams Cover art by Vitaly Alexius Samarin For the Lightspeed Team, without whom none of this would have been possible. INTRODUCTION by John Joseph Adams Welcome to Lightspeed: Year One For those of you not already familiar with Lightspeed, some background may be in order: Lightspeed is an online magazine www.lightspeedmagazine.com that focuses exclusively on science fiction. Within its pages or pixels, as it were, you will find all types of science ...

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Federations

Federations


Robert J Sawyer
James Alan Gardner
Robert Silverberg
John Joseph Adams
George R R Martin
Orson Scott Card
Harry Turtledove
Kevin J Anderson
Doug Beason
Trent Hergenrader
ALAN DEAN FOSTER
Alastair Reynolds
Allen Steele
Catherynne M Valente
Genevieve Valentine
Anne McCaffrey
L E Modesitt
John C Wright
Mary Rosenblum
S L Gilbow
Jeremiah Tolbert
Lois McMaster Bujold
K Tempest Bradford
George Guthridge
Yoon Ha Lee
Georgina Li

ISBN: 9781607012016
Year of publication: 2009

FEDERATIONS An anthology of stories edited by John Joseph Adams Cover art by Sergoe Cover design by Stephen H. Segal Ebook design by Neil Clarke INTRODUCTION by John Joseph Adams Its safe to say that without Star Wars and Star Trek, I might have never become a science fiction fan. When I was a kid, it was those movies and television shows that first interested me in the genre. And when I tested the waters of science fiction reading, some of the first books I bought with my own money were Star ...

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Brave New Worlds

Brave New Worlds


Carrie Vaughn
Robert Silverberg
ín R Kiernan
John Joseph Adams
Neil Gaiman
Paolo Bacigalupi
James Morrow
Cory Doctorow
Orson Scott Card
Harlan Ellison
Geoff Ryman
Kim Stanley Robinson
Kate Wilhelm
Charles Coleman Finlay
Ross E Lockhart
Adam-Troy Castro
Genevieve Valentine
Sarah Langan
M Rickert
Tobias S Buckell
Alex Irvine
Ursula K Le Guin
Shirley Jackson
S L Gilbow
Joseph Paul Haines
Bryan Talbot
Matt Williamson
Heather Lindsley
Jeremiah Tolbert
Joe Mastroianni
Vylar Kaftan

ISBN: 9781597802215
Year of publication: 2011

BRAVE NEW WORLDS DYSTOPIAN STORIES For Christie Introduction by JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS Nineteen Eighty-Four, Fahrenheit 451, and, of course, the book this anthology is named forBrave New Worldare the cornerstones of dystopian literature in novel form, but there has never, to my knowledge, been an anthology collecting all the best, classic works of dystopian short fiction in one volume. This book aims to do exactly that, spanning from 1948 to the present day, from what is perhaps The classic dystopian ...

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Pathfinder

Pathfinder


Orson Scott Card

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Year of publication: 0

Orson Scott Card Pathfinder CHAPTER 1 If a Tree Falls Saving the human race is a frantic business. Or a tedious one. It all depends on what stage of the process youre taking part in. Rigg and Father usually set the traps together, because it was Rigg who had the knack of seeing the paths that the animals they wanted were still using. Father was blind to it-he could never see the thin shimmering trails in the air that marked the passage of living creatures through the world. But to Rigg it ...

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The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century

The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century


Arthur C Clarke
Walter Jon Williams
David Drake
Poul Anderson
Cordwainer Smith
George R R Martin
Orson Scott Card
Philip K Dick
Gregory Benford
Harry Turtledove
Joe W Haldeman
C J Cherryh
Anne McCaffrey

ISBN: 9780345494290
Year of publication: 2001

The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century An anthology of stories edited by Martin H Greenberg and Harry Turtledove INTRODUCTION Harry Turtledove Sing, goddess, of the accursed rage of Akhilleus Son of Peleus, which gave pain to countless Akhaioi, Sent the many sturdy souls of warriors to Hades, and left their bodies as spoil for all the dogs And birds of prey. HOMER, ILIAD 1.15 It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it. ROBERT E. LEE HERE AT THE DAWN of ...

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