Tag Archives | G. David Nordley

Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2002

Robert Silverberg. With Caesar in the Underworld. Over the past fifteen years Silverberg has been developing an alternate-world scenario in which the Hebrew exodus from Egypt under Moses never happened, and as a consequence, Roman remained pagan. This is the latest installment. John Kessel. Stories for Men. A follow-up to ‘The Juniper Tree’ (Science Fiction […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, May 2004

James Gunn. Elixir. A sequel to ‘New Blood’ from Astounding, October 1955. Yup, 1955. Dr. Russell Pearce has been researching an elixir vitae for some 50 years (I’m presuming he appeared in the earlier story). He is doing this in the knowledge that there are those amongst us who live exceptionally long lives, but knowledge […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, July/August 2003

The annual double-issue. G. David Nordley. The Fire and The Wind. The story starts with a stark warning to the main character than in space, whilst oxygen is a friend, in the wrong circumstances it can be lethal. A crew of students with the lunar rescue squad find themselves pitched into a dramatic rescue, but […]

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, January 2001 (Peanut Press edition)

Editorial Stanley Schmidt’s editorial ponders the ‘danger’ inherent in politics when the ideologies of political parties come together. He remembers John W. Campbell’s support for the Presidential Campaign of Governor Wallace in the Sixties on the basis that he was the only candidate with ‘significantly different’ ideas. Call me a lily-livered liberal, but give me […]