Tag Archives | Robert Scherrer

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, November 2004

Rajnar Vajra. The Ghost within. Give Analog regular Vajra his due, he’s quite happy to turn his hand to a wide variety of styles and topics. Here he provides a story which blends a hard-bitten wise-cracking detective with a vr bent. His protagonist is called in to verify the authenticity of an uploaded intelligence. Sadly […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, November 2003

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, […]

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, July/August 2001 (Peanut Press edition)

Precipice. Ben Bova. The third instalment of a Ben Bova novel. As I don’t review novels, I shall press on. Bug Out! Michael A. Burstein & Shane Tourtellotte. An enjoyable and well written contribution to the First Contact genre, although neatly flip-flopped. Intelligent life has been found on another planet, and a team of scientists […]