Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper. The Trellis. Pluto and Charon are conjoined through genetically modified creepers, which carry water from Charon to Pluto, and also enable the scientists at the research facilities at each base of the creeper to travel between the ‘planets’. It is Lark’s sixteenth birthday, and she is headed down/up the creeper, […]
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Pat Forde. In Spirit. An attempt to make sense of September 11th. Three decades hence, ‘deep-projection’ technology enables individuals to witness events in the past – time travel in effect, although purely as a spectator. We are presented with ‘Raed’, one of the team of terrorists who carried out the September 11th attacks, but whom […]
The Precipice. Ben Bova. The fourth and final novel installment. The King Who Wasn’t. Lloyd Biggle Jr. Biggle returns to The Interplanetary Relations Bureau, which appeared previously in Analog way back in 1961 and 1971. After a few pages I found myself asking : “Why?” The scenario (humans observing less-developed society on another planet), characterisation […]
Stories by : Alexei Panshin, Arthur C Clarke, George Alec Effinger, Larry Niven, Lloyd Biggle Jr, Philip Jose Farmer, Poul Anderson, Robert Silverberg, Theodore Sturgeon, Ursula K. Le Guin.