Tag Archives: Arthur C. Clarke

Technology

Ever notice that no matter what major universe you are in everyone seems to have the same technology?  There are of course exceptions – Dr. Who has people who can travel through time on one end and the earliest episodes were … Continue reading

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Influences:  Frank Herbert

I think everyone who recognizes Frank Herbert will know Dune and its universe, which was synonymous with him.  Six books, and a saga left unfinished that was and continues to be fleshed out by his son.  But Frank wrote a … Continue reading

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Most Interesting Science Fiction Characters 5

1 Balthazar’s Angel:  Is she in Balthazar’s head?  Is she part of his programming or a symptom of psychological disorder.  Is she real?  Why can’t anyone else see her?  This breathtaking blonde was generous, cruel, absolutely devoted to the one … Continue reading

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Most Interesting Characters in Science Fiction 3

13 Jack Harkness:  The immortal Jack, polysexual, fun-loving, lover of the Dr.  Sure he started off as a time agent, but how many times did he save the world?  He ran Torchwood, all the while flirting with any sentient male, … Continue reading

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Most Interesting Characters in Science Fiction 2

20 Tyr Anasazi:  Left for dead as a child, this gray character from Andromeda always had two or more plans for every occasion.  What made him so intriguing was that his objectives were always so straightforward and he made no secrets about … Continue reading

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Most Interesting Characters in Science Fiction 

Science fiction in the visual media has really come into its own in the last twenty-five years, but it has had a long history of some very interesting characters – many of whom have been wonderfully explored but a few … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov

For nearly forty years that galaxy “far, far away” has been an icon of Western civilization.  I should know, I’ve studied every aspect of it – technological, spiritual, cultural, and its many diverse characters. For nearly a century the universes … Continue reading

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