31 Jul

Apocalypse South

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Red October, Blue Thunder, Firefox (plot device) Examples of "Present Day Tech" writers and stories include: (raising the Titanic) by Clarke, (1990) by Allen Steele, and general near future stories. Couldn’t we look for themes in genre fiction, and be attentive to the techniques shown in the writing? PN 1995.9 S26 S57 1980 Taylor, Al: Making a Monster: The Creation of Screen Characters by the Great Makeup Artists. Conjuror Edward Moon and his giant, mute, milk-drinking companion, the Somnambulist, work as detectives, brought out of retirement to investigate a group trying to take over London.

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31 Jul

Kiss of Night: A Novel (The Kiss Trilogy)

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Which character changes most during the plot? What do the appearance, actions and dialog tell you about their interests and beliefs? The contestants receive more than they bargained for, and the dark side of human nature reveals itself. Dick are numerous and include the fact that both authors were far ahead of their time, had aspirations regarding the universe and a future electronic era to come, had a theme revolving around a distant planet, and challenged humanity.

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31 Jul

Maggie's Mistake (Heartsong Presents #487)

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The Struggle to Save Australia's Rainforest.—Peter Morris-Keitel, Dept. of Modern Languages, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837. Flash Gordon and his companions head back to Mongo, the source of the plague. Science fiction fandom is the "community of the literature of ideas... the culture in which new ideas emerge and grow before being released into society at large". [18] Members of this community, " fans ", are in contact with each other at conventions or clubs, through print or online fanzines, or on the Internet using web sites, mailing lists, and other resources.

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31 Jul

Treasures of Encouragement: Women Helping Women in the

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Consider the following questions as you read: Why do writers choose to write in this mode? Weekly Assignments: Students are expected to read from the list of required and recommended works listed on the schedule for each week. Want some serious science fiction about computers? For these types of fims it is everything but the story that contains the potential for greatness but this is often par for the course for films in general. Whiskers turned and stood at attention as a pride of elderly felines shuffled in.

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31 Jul

Light Years from Tranquility

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TEXTS: Wells, The Time Machine, Asimov, I, Robot, The Caves of Steel, Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451, Sturgeon, More Than Human, Clarke, Childhood's End, 2001, Card, Ender's Game, Dick, The Man in the High Castle, Herbert, Dune, Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness, Gibson, Neuromancer, Tepper, The Gate to Women's Country.—Robert A. Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Merritt Butrick, Nichelle Nichols, Christopher Lloyd.

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30 Jul

Arak-An Angel's Story

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In addition, students wishing to get a better grasp of theoretical work are advised to read the recommended assignments in a timely fashion, and to incorporate them in their work. For example, it may well be very likely that in mere decades we (humanity) will start to merge with machines, to such an extent that it will completely eclipse the mainstream-imagined SF future of regular humans zipping about in spaceships, Buck Rogers style.

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30 Jul

An Inconvenient Match (Mills & Boon Love Inspired

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In the near future, privileged classes live and work "Inside" cities, while non-citizens scratch out a miserable existence "Outside" in a vast desert. This 35-year-old novel about human clones surviving the end of civilisation won a Hugo award in 1977 and somehow seems to become more resonant with the passing of time. The author is the mother of an autistic person according to the book cover, so she presumably should know better.

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30 Jul

The Resurrection

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In an effort to keep the most grueling material out of the hands of younger readers, Ms. Four people go on a quest to find the soul of a dead magician that has been trapped on a computer. You've been inactive for a while, logging you out in a few seconds... The thing is, Jules Verne was right on top of the scientific achievements of his day. Speculative fiction is a rather wide-ranging genre that includes not only science fiction in the strictest sense of the term, but also a variety of fictional narratives that are not necessarily science-based (e.g., socio-political fantasies).

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30 Jul

The Battle for Crested Hill

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If you want to read a book that tackles “profound philosophical questions” relevant to our present and future, start with “Fathers and Sons” by Turgenev. In combining efforts, however, the team doubles their opposition, with the non-human and human normative majorities rejecting and condemning their behavior. We, the students and the instructor, have a duty to each other and to our community to abide by norms of academic honesty and responsibility. Consider the following passage from Get Shorty, in which a loan shark, Chili Palmer tracks down Leo Devoe, who owes $300,000: Chili stood away from the table, behind Leo and a little to one side.

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30 Jul

The War of all Times (The Sphere Series)

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Both types of genre are usually shelved together, both because of their readerships' tendencies to overlap and because of the authors' tendencies to blur the lines between these categories. Whilst I love the William Gibson's, especially his co-written (with Bruce Sterling) "The Difference Engine", and will always have a soft spot for Philip K. Torn from his beloved family and faced with a shocking exact duplicate of himself, Adam races against time to reclaim his life and save the world from the underground cloning movement. 124 min.

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