Year of publication: 2018
Nancy Kress TERRAN TOMORROW For Jack, always The major advances in civilization are processes that all but wreck the societies in which they occur. It is the business of the future to be dangerous and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties. Alfred North Whitehead The brain is wider than the sky For, put them side by side The one the other will contain With ease, and you beside. Emily Dickinson Map PROLOGUE Jason stood in a small enclosure between two doors, ...
Keywords: hard science-fiction
Year of publication: 1992
Beastchild BEASTCHILD IS FOR LISA TUTTLE AND DANNY JENNINGS AND JACK CORDES AND FOR THE USPO WHICH INTRODUCED US Chapter One In his onyx-walled room in the occupation tower, Hulann, a naoli, had disassociated his overmind from his organic regulating brain. He removed it from all stimuli, including the cells of his memory banks, where it could not even dream. He slept the perfect death-like sleep that only his kind, in all the myriad worlds of the galaxy, seemed to be able to achieve. The naoli ...
Year of publication: 1970
Anti-man For Edward L. Ferman who helped at the start of things I It was really too much to hope for, but we seemed to have lost them. We had jumped from Knoxville to Pierre, South Dakota, from that drab terminal to Bismark, North Dakota, and on to San Francisco. In the City of the Sun, we had walked unknown with our hands in our pockets and our faces open to the sky, feeling less like fugitives than we had any right to, grabbing a day of much needed rest and a moment to collect our thoughts ...