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Future Visions: Original Science Fiction Inspired by Microsoft

Future Visions: Original Science Fiction Inspired by Microsoft


Robert J Sawyer
David Brin
Elizabeth Bear
Nancy Kress
Jack McDevitt
Greg Bear
Seanan McGuire
Ann Leckie

ISBN: 9781595910912
Year of publication: 2015

FEATURING Elizabeth Bear Greg Bear David Brin Blue Delliquanti Michele Rosenthal Nancy Kress Ann Leckie Jack McDevitt Seanan McGuire Robert J. Sawyer Illustrations by Joey Camacho Raw Rendered Edited by Microsoft Melcher Media Published by Produced by One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052 www.microsoft.com 124 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011 www.melcher.com Future Visions: Original Science Fiction Inspired by Microsoft Copyright 2015 Microsoft The Machine Starts copyright 2015 by Greg ...

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The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century

The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century


Larry Niven
Martin H Greenberg
Poul Anderson
Bruce Sterling
Gregory Benford
Greg Bear
Harry Turtledove
Susan Shwartz
William Sanders
Brad Linaweaver
Jack L Chalker
Kim Stanley Robinson
Allen Steele
Nicholas A DiChario
Ward Moore
Lewis Shiner

ISBN: 9780345449511
Year of publication: 2001

THE BEST ALTERNATE HISTORY STORIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY Edited by Harry Turtledove with Martin H. Greenberg INTRODUCTION Harry Turtledove WHAT IF Most science-fiction ideas dont come naturally. Most take a degree of intellectual sophistication that came only with the Industrial Revolution. Its hard to write about the effects of technology before theres much in the way of technology to write about. But alternate history isnt like that. Its as natural as those two mournful little words up there. ...

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Queen of Angels

Queen of Angels


Greg Bear

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Year of publication: 2014

Queen of Angels by Greg Bear This one is for Alexandra From before she is born, until long past 100000000000 BOOK ONE 1100-10111-11111111111 Exercise One: Picture a pattern of trees, stark and black against an ashen sky. Their branches are etched sharp against the drab neutrality. Their pattern is fixed and will not change. The gray has no quality, not even the vibrancy of sight behind closed eyes. More than winter, this is certainty the final image found in the eyes of a dead man. Now ask: do ...

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Darwin's Children

Darwin's Children


Greg Bear

ISBN: 9780345448361
Year of publication: 2010

Greg Bear DARWINS CHILDREN TO MY FATHER, DALE FRANKLIN BEAR PART ONE SHEVA 12 Americas a cruel country. Theres a whole lot of people would just as soon stomp you like an ant. Listen to talk radio. Plenty of dummies, damned few ventriloquists. Theres a wolf snarl behind the picnics and Boy Scout badges. They want to kill our kids. Lord help us all. Anonymous Postings, ALT.NEWCHILD.FAM Citing severe threats to national security, Emergency Action this week has requested of the U.S. Justice ...

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Hull Zero Three

Hull Zero Three


Greg Bear

ISBN: 9780316123020
Year of publication: 2010

HULL ZERO THREE Greg Bear FOR VINCE GERARDIS, Master of the Big Idea PART ONE THE FLESH Cloud modest, the planet covers herself. Our chosen is perfectmore than we could have hoped for. Rolling beneath, she slips aside her creamy white veil to reveal the sensuous richness of blue water, brown and tan prairies, yellow desert, a wrinkled youth of gray mountains hemmed by forest so green it is almost blackand the brilliant emerald sward of spring pastures. Impossibly rich. My flesh is partner to the ...

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The Mongoliad: Book Three

The Mongoliad: Book Three


Neal Stephenson
Greg Bear
Erik Bear
Joseph Brassey
Cooper Moo
Mark Teppo
Nicole Galland

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Year of publication: 0

Neal Stephenson, Erik Bear, Greg Bear, Joseph Brassey, Nicole Galland, Cooper Moo, Mark Teppo The Mongoliad: Book Three CHAPTER ONE Leaving Finn The Shield-Brethren buried Finn on the hill where they had set up camp. It is not as grand as one of those burial mounds-the kurgans-we have seen, Raphael pointed out to Feronantus, but it has a view of where we came from, and the sun will always warm the ground. Given the choice, Finn had always preferred to sleep outside, where the sun could find him ...

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Blood Music

Blood Music


Greg Bear

ISBN: 9781857987621
Year of publication: 2001

Greg Bear BLOOD MUSIC Science Fiction Masterworks Volume 40 Enter the SF Gateway In the last years of the twentieth century as Wells might have put it, Gollancz, Britains oldest and most distinguished science fiction imprint, created the SF and Fantasy Masterworks series. Dedicated to re-publishing the English languages finest works of SF and Fantasy, most of which were languishing out of print at the time, they were and remain landmark lists, consummately fulfilling the original mission ...

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The Mongoliad: Book One

The Mongoliad: Book One


Neal Stephenson
Greg Bear
Erik Bear
Joseph Brassey
E D Debirmingham
Cooper Moo
Mark Teppo

ISBN: 9781612182360
Year of publication: 2012

TO MICHAEL TINKER PEARCE, ANGUS TRIM GUY WINDSOR THEY PUT SWORDS INOUR HANDS AND TAUGHTUS HOW TO USE THEM. CHAPTER 1: NEW GROWTH AMONGST OLD STONES Cnn halted just outside the clearing surrounding the stone monastery and dropped to a crouch. She knew how to move silently in the dense woods of the North, and she had approached the isolated ruins more quietly than the breeze in the branches or the insects scuttling under last years leaves. Through the uneven morning mist, she could make out the ...

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The Man-Kzin Wars 04

The Man-Kzin Wars 04


Donald Kingsbury
Greg Bear
S M Stirling

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Year of publication: 0

Larry Niven The Man-Kzin Wars 04 INTRODUCTION Last month a stranger in New Jersey asked permission to use the kzinti in his fanzine. Fanzines, fan magazines, exist strictly for recreation. Gary Wells wanted nothing of Known Space, just the kzinti, embedded in a Star Trek backgrounds. I wrote I hereby refuse you permission to use the kzinti in any literary property. The last guy who did that involved the kzinti in a sadomasochistic homosexual gang-bang badly, and published it on a computer ...

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Anvil of Stars

Anvil of Stars


Greg Bear

ISBN: 0712638903
Year of publication: 1992

Greg Bear Anvil of Stars Prolog At the end of The Forge of God, the Earth is dead, murdered by self-replicating spacefaring machines. A few thousand humans have been saved by other robots, machines sent by the Benefactors to defend primitive worlds and civilizations from the depredations of planet-killing probes. The Benefactor machines have succeeded in wiping out these probes within the solar system, but not before Earths total destruction. Kept aboard a huge Central Ark while Mars is made ...

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Quantico

Quantico


Greg Bear

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Year of publication: 0

Greg Bear Quantico The first book in the Quantico series, 2005 To those who put themselves in harms way to save us from madness, greed, and folly. part one. BREWER, BAKER, CANDLESTICK MAKER They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God they have provoked me to anger with their vanities and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation. KJV, Deuteronomy, 32:21, cf. Romans 10:19 make the town see that he was an enemy ...

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Mariposa

Mariposa


Greg Bear

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Year of publication: 0

Greg Bear Mariposa The second book in the Quantico series, 2009 For David and Diane Clark, profiles in courage PART ONE Chapter One Washington, D.C. Number One Observatory Circle Official Residence of the Vice President of the United States. Edward Benjamin Quinn wiped his hand on a towel and stood back to survey the damage. The woman on the floor had a slight pulse and was still breathing, but with a slow, jerked rhythm. Soft brown hair fanned in a dark halo around her contorted face. ...

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Rogue Planet

Rogue Planet


Greg Bear

ISBN: 0345435389
Year of publication: 2000

Rogue Planet Chapter 1 Anakin Skywalker stood in a long, single-file line in an abandoned maintenance tunnel leading to the Wicko district garbage pit. With an impatient sigh, he hoisted his flimsy and tightly folded race wings by their leather harness and propped the broad rudder on the strap of his flight sandal. Then he leaned the wings against the wall of the tunnel and, tongue between his lips, applied the small glowing blade of a pocket welder, like a tiny lightsaber, to a crack in the ...

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Moving Mars

Moving Mars


Greg Bear

ISBN: 031285515
Year of publication: 1993

Moving Mars by Greg Bear For Ray Bradbury A day on Mars is a little longer than a day on Earth: 24 hours and 40 minutes. A year on Mars is less than two Earth years: 686 Earth days, or 668 Martian days. Mars is 6,787 kilometers in diameter, compared to Earths 12,756 kilometers. Its gravitational acceleration is 3.71 meters per second squared, or just over one-third of Earths. The atmospheric pressure at the surface of Mars averages 5.6 millibars, about one-half of one percent of Earths. The ...

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The Forge of God

The Forge of God


Greg Bear

ISBN: 0312930216
Year of publication: 1987

The Forge of God by Greg Bear INTROIT: KYRIE ELEISON June 26, 1996 Arthur Gordon stood in the darkness by the bank of the Rogue River, having walked a dozen yards away from his house and family and guests, momentarily weary of company. He stood six feet two inches in height, losing no more than an inch to a slight stoop. His hair was a dusty brown color, his eyebrows a lighter shade of the same. He had a well-proportioned frame and a sufficient amount of muscle, but he lacked any trace of fat ...

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