Science fiction (Novelty)

Cold Storage

Cold Storage


David Koepp

ISBN: 9780062916433
Year of publication: 2019

David Koepp COLD STORAGE For Melissa, who said, Yeah, sure Prologue The worlds largest single living organism is Armillaria solidipes, better known as the honey fungus. Its about eight thousand years old and covers 3.7 square miles of the Blue Mountains in Oregon. Over eight millennia it has spread through a weblike network of lines underground, sprouting fruiting bodies above the earth that look like mushrooms. The honey fungus is relatively benign, unless youre an herbaceous tree, bush, or ...

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The Paradoxical Man

The Paradoxical Man


Bard Constantine

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Year of publication: 2016

Bard Constantine The Paradoxical Man Space. It was all Albert Rosen had seen for the last century and a half, but it still astounded him every time. One glance outside the viewport of the ship, one glimmer of an alien sunbeam, and his breath was taken away anew. Hed witnessed the grandest of sights in his time on the watch, inexplicable moments that defied description. Wonders of celestial light and darkness had moved him, reduced him to shuddering tears and reflections on mortality and ...

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Messenger

Messenger


R R Virdi
Yudhanjaya Wijeratne

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Year of publication: 0

R.R. Virdi Yudhanjaya Wijeratne Messenger WE LOOKED TO OUR NEIGHBORS in times of war to be our enemies. It was the wrong place to look. We should have turned our gaze upward, to the skyto space. In our preoccupation with ourselves, we missed themthe others. Picture this, if you will. One moment, I was checking out of three years of reserve duty in the Indian Army, putting down my rifle and walking up the old beaten path to the house. My little one shrieked and bounded towards me. The wife, ...

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The Last Centurion

The Last Centurion


John Ringo

ISBN: 1416555536
Year of publication: 2008

THE LAST CENTURION John Ringo To everyone who has ever felt they were looking out over Hadrians Wall while Rome crumbled behind them. BOOK ONE IN A TIME OF SUCKAGE Chapter One Days of Wine and Song Call me Bandit. Okay, hopefully thats, like, the last time Im going to make a literary reference. But you never know. Beware . . . bewaaare . . . Theres a bunch of these stories out there now that people are getting back on the Net. I figured, what the hell Ive got one, too. Sure, we all do. But, you ...

Keywords: Military Science Fiction
In Space No One Can Hear You Scream

In Space No One Can Hear You Scream


Arthur C Clarke
Elizabeth Bear
Theodore Sturgeon
Robert Sheckley
Clark Ashton Smith
George RR Martin
Neal Asher
Sarah A Hoyt
Paul Ernst
Tony Daniel
James H Schmitz
Sarah Monette
Hank Davis
Peter Phillips

ISBN: 9781451639414
Year of publication: 2013

In Space No One Can Hear You Scream This one is for my brother, Charles Richard Davis, known to some as Richard, and to others as Charles, with whom I watched Shock Theater on Saturday nights in the late 1950s. Golden hours. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My thanks to all the contributors, as well as those who helped with advice, permissions, email addresses, and other kindnesses, including Andrew and Ann Dibben, Noel Sturgeon, William Dorman, Moshe Feder, David Drake, Barry Malzberg, Chris Lotts, Ann Behar, ...

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New Folks' Home : And Other Stories

New Folks' Home : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2016

New Folks Home And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Six Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction The Names in Simak The night was as black as a stack of cats. Clifford D. Simak in A Death in the House Those who have read more than the occasional piece of Clifford D. Simaks fictionand done so with some attentionmay have noticed two things about the names of his characters. One is that Cliff repeats names, or portions of names, and uses them over and over ...

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No Life of Their Own And Other Stories

No Life of Their Own And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2016

No Life of Their Own And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Five Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction Clifford Simaks Country by David W. Wixon A cawing crow skimmed over a distant ridge and slanted down into the valley shadow. From far away, down the river, came the quacking of a flock of mallards. Clifford D. Simak, in Census On numerous occasions during the last decades of his life, Clifford D. Simak was described, often with admiration but sometimes ...

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Grotto of the Dancing Deer : And Other Stories

Grotto of the Dancing Deer : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2016

Grotto of the Dancing Deer And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Four Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction The Language of Clifford D. Simak by David W. Wixon The day the barn caved in, Pa was ready to admit flat out that there was something to what Butchs Pa had said. It was all Ma could do to keep him from going up the road to see Andy Carter and talk to him by hand. Clifford D. Simak, in No Life of Their Own One of the most notable features of the ...

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The Ghost of a Model T : And Other Stories

The Ghost of a Model T : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2015

The Ghost of a Model T And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Three Introduction by David W. Wixon Clifford D. Simak and City: The Seal of Greatness by David W. Wixon It would have been different, he thought, if we could have stayed on Earth, for there we would have had normal human contacts. We would not have thought so much, or brooded we could have rubbed away the guilt on the hides of other people. Clifford D. Simak, in Shadow Show In this, the third volume ...

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The Big Front Yard and Other Stories

The Big Front Yard and Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2015

The Big Front Yard And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Two Introduction by David W. Wixon INTRODUCTION CLIFFORD D. SIMAK: LEARNING ALL THE WORDS Im looking for an alien, too. All of us, I think, are looking for your alien. Clifford D. Simak, in So Bright the Vision Clifford Donald Simak was born on August 3, 1904, on a ridge-top farm a few miles from the village of Millville in Grant County, Wisconsin a farm that belonged to his mothers parents. Cliffs ...

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The Thing in the Stone : And Other Stories

The Thing in the Stone : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2017

The Thing in the Stone And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Twelve Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction Clifford D. Simak: Seeker After the Truth by David W. Wixon His world sounds like a dismal one, she said. Dismal and holy. The two so often go together. Clifford D. Simak, in Special Deliverance Most people who have read a fair amount of Clifford D. Simaks fiction will, if asked to give a succinct description of it, resort to mentioning robots, ...

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Dusty Zebra : And Other Stories

Dusty Zebra : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2017

Dusty Zebra And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Eleven Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction Clifford D. Simak: Opinions of a Reticent Author by David W. Wixon Destiny, the way you made your life, the way you shaped your livingthe way it was meant to be, that way that it would be if you listened to the still, small voice that talked to you at the many turning points and crossroads. Clifford D. Simak, in Time and Again Clifford D. Simak fell in love ...

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The Shipshape Miracle : And Other Stories

The Shipshape Miracle : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2017

The Shipshape Miracle And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Ten Introduction by David W. Wixon INTRODUCTION Little Things: The Way Clifford D. Simak Wrote The desk was scarred and battered, unlike the man himself. It was almost as if the desk, in the course of years, might have intervened itself to take the blows aimed at the man behind it. Clifford D. Simak, in Worlds Without End In 1976, when Clifford D. Simak was in the process of retiring from his long ...

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I Am Crying All Inside : And Other Stories

I Am Crying All Inside : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2015

I Am Crying All Inside And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume One Clifford D. Simak: Grand Master Indeed by David W. Wixon Music that had the whisper of rockets and the quietness of the void and the somber arches of eternal night. Clifford D. Simak in The Call from Beyond You are holding, either in your hands or in your circuits, the first volume of a projected series of fourteen collections that will, in the end, encompass every piece of professionally ...

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A Death in the House : And Other Stories

A Death in the House : And Other Stories


Clifford D Simak

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Year of publication: 2016

A Death in the House And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Seven Introduction by David W. Wixon INTRODUCTION The Misunderstood Hiatus We can travel forward to the day when all that exists comes to an end in the ultimate dispersion of wasted energy, when even space may be wiped out of existence and nothing but frozen time remains. Clifford D. Simak in The Creator After five of his stories were published in 193132the fifth being The Asteroid of Gold in the ...

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