Posts Tagged ‘slowtrain’

Get your Freer fix

Posted: 3rd June 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Well, since one or two of you are enjoying your Slow Train to Artcturus reading, and its four months until the that book is released, I figured I could help by pointing out that Amazon in their infinite desire to help readers is having a sale. They are doing their 4 for 3 special. Among […]

Slow train Chapter five

Posted: 31st May 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Due out from Baen, October 2008Dave Freer and Eric Flint’s Slowtrain Chapter 5     Internal e-memo. Re Habitat 37. Date: 2120-11-3 Time: 13:53 NMT To: Chief Construction (Spacefitting) Officer M. Kabongo From: Systems Engineer (Maintenance) W. Ankar   Mike,               If they don’t want maintenance robots, we can’t force them to take them. […]

Chapter four

Posted: 28th May 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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More Slowtrain goodness, available from Baen October of 2008 Chapter 4     Extract from the Transcript of the Slowtrain funding debate of Lower House, Sysgov.   “… What the representative from Ceres is missing is that the costs of this expedition are being offset in several ways. While it is hard to quantify, precisely, […]

Slowtrain Chapter Two

Posted: 19th May 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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This is the second chapter of Dave Freer and Eric Flint’s “Slowtrain to Arcturus” from Baen October 2008 the first chapter can be found here. Chapter 2     Internal confidential e-vox. Inward laser transmission. From: Field Agent P. Firston, deep-space sector 3. To: Agent Supervisor FJ Lu-Hellens re: Weapons seizure.   Habitat unit 36 […]

What SF is for

Posted: 15th May 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Some people insist that science fiction exists for the purpose of exposition in an indirect fashion over the affects of technology and or the lack of it upon humans and their most pervasive byproduct society. I’ll argue that any fictions first duty is to entertain. If one can pontificate via their literature in a sotto […]