Tag Archives | James Gunn

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, January/February 2005

Jack Williamson. The Stonehenge Gate. First instalment of a novel serialisation. Michael A. Burstein. 75 Years. A historian visits and berates her politician ex-husband for attempting to push back the period before individual census forms are made available, from 72 to 75 years. She knows the guilty secret which he is hiding, which is the […]

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 Fact, December 2001

Navajo Moon-Bird. Fran Van Cleave. Fairly routine story of a young Navajo girl who is struggling against family and cultural traditions. She sees the gleaming space plane in the desert nearby as a route for the development of her tribe and her personally. The gung-ho space mission is sponsored by a multi-millionaire, with a by-the-seats-of-his-pants […]