Tag Archives | Michael F. Flynn

Asimovs, October/November 2006

Robert Reed. A Billion Eves. A complex and initially very satisfying story. The story beings is a just-slightly-off-kilter rural American, describing a family vacation in a battered old car which is doomed to failure. Scarily, part of the background is that the trip is against a backdrop of women disappearing : there are ‘missing’ posters […]

Analog, July/August 2008

David R. Palmer. Tracking. Part I. Novel serialisation. Carl Frederick. The Exoanthropic Principle. Having provided a science fact article on the anthropic principle, Analog regular Frederick segues into scientist fiction covering similar themes, as a group of scientists in their little lab gain an insight into the bigger picture of which our universe is part, […]

Analog, July/August 2007

Michael F. Flynn. Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo. A lengthy offering from Flynn, providing a fictional angle on scientific enlightenment in medieval times – historical fiction about science, as opposed to science fiction. The story is followed up by a Science Fact piece which delves into the same territory. Richard A. Lovett. The Last of […]

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 Science Fact, June 2003

Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Of the Zornler, By the Zornler. Another tale in the ‘Interplanetary Relations Bureau’, stories in which planets of varying degrees of alienness have the benefit of intervention by said agency. On the planet Zornley, a dead-ringer for medieval Europe, a relatively inexperienced operative of the Bureau decides to experiment with imposing demoncracy […]