The Power of the Ring: The Spiritual Vision Behind the Lord

Posted on

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.54 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

He was also a regular contributor to the Thieves’ World shared world anthology series and used his recurring character as the protagonist of Dagger (1988), a fairly routine fantasy adventure. Other notable examples include Touhou and Ikaruga. Although the majority of Springer’s later work was for young adults, she did write two additional adult titles. A demonic force abides there, and shortly after the protagonists arrive it manifests itself through the crew of a long-sunken freighter, raising their uneasy spirits from the dead.
Read More

Science-Fiction: The Early Years

Posted on

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.29 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Munn was inactive for many years and left behind only a comparatively small body of work, but it was of sufficiently high quality to ensure his lasting reputation. Russo is far more likely to be remembered for his motion picture work than for his novels, but his better titles such as Voodoo Dawn and The Awakening suggest that he might well have been even more successful if he had devoted more time to developing his prose writing skills.
Read More

The Star Trek Universe: Franchising the Final Frontier

Posted on

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.15 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

He also edited the very influential British science fiction magazine New Worlds and several anthologies and used at least three pseudonyms, almost always for science fiction. It makes my own Snowflaking incredibly easier, and it’s now doing the same for zillions of other writers. Here, you will definitely want to cycle back and fix things in the earlier steps as you gain insight into the story and new ideas whack you in the face. The main generic tropes are a dystopian future landscape and a brief glimpse of futuristic machinery: but these are overshadowed by the dominance of action-based imagery that has no strict generic identity.
Read More

H. P. Lovecraft's Dark Arcadia: The Satire, Symbology and

Posted on

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.68 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Druids identify a newborn child as the embodiment of a terrible curse and exert considerable effort to ameliorate the child’s impact. He believes that he is acting morally, because he targets criminals, muggers, rapists, and so on rather than innocent people. Mick Farren’s previous novels had all been science fiction, although one, Necron (1991), included rationalized demons, Rice, Anne 289 conventions even though the tone of the novels is relentlessly serious.
Read More

Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction

Posted on

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.99 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Then the man discovered that his wife had started eating the fungus, which proved to be mildly addictive, and although he convinced her stop, it seemed likely that starvation would overcome their aversion. To create a song, the user must input the melody and lyrics. Partly because of his direct influence—members of the "Lovecraft circle" during his lifetime included such influential later writers as Robert Bloch and Henry Kuttner—and partly because of the availability of the Arkham House books, Lovecraft provided the standard against which later American horror writers would either measure themselves or rebel, or both.
Read More

Silver Age Sci-Fi Companion

Posted on

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.00 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Koontz have also found a continuing audience, and newer writers such as Bentley Little, Edward Lee, Thomas Ligotti, Tom Piccirilli, Nancy Holder, and Christopher Golden appear to be attracting a new generation of readers. Eight rat hours, sucking at his bottle, in his glass tank lined with wood shavings. Similarly, when we begin to read a detective novel, we agree to a willing suspension of disbelief." "These two terms--genre and style--are often loosely used, and perhaps they are not susceptible to any complete clarification, but for our purposes it will be useful to make at least a rudimentary distinction between them.
Read More

The Dharma of Star Wars

Posted on

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

What might have been just an interesting incident acquires a new dimension when Campbell moves us forward a few years. The Witching Hour (1990), the first in the Mayfair Witches series, uses ghosts and other supernatural phenomena mixed into a very complex family saga set in New Orleans. And then there are games based on books, movies, TV shows, the world of gaming as a whole. The apocalypse is about to come upon the world, and the forces of good and evil are recruiting allies for the battle to come.
Read More

The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science

Posted on

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.42 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The other two pieces of artwork were for Road to Nowhere and Road to Revenge—both stories by someone called Max Foster. Well written historical fiction helps past events come alive for children. After such intense conflict, trying to establish and maintain the relationship, readers want to see the good guys come together at last in a 'happy ending'. Even more significant was the Emma Merrigan series, consisting to date of Out of Time (2000), Behind Time (2001), and Taking Time (2004), with Down Time scheduled to appear soon.
Read More

Strange Divisions and Alien Territories: The Sub-Genres of

Posted on

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.30 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

During the 1980s he completed his transition, at least in terms of marketing, to the horror genre, becoming one of the leading names along with Stephen KING, Anne RICE, and Peter STRAUB, but unlike those three, most of his “horror” novels are actually science fiction. We will examine both the history and the diversity of science fiction prose by reading some of the best examples written since the beginning of the nineteenth century. That’s because children read at different levels, especially in elementary school.
Read More

The Deathly Hallows Lectures: The Hogwarts Professor

Posted on

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.35 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Mézières fut largement pillé par les décorateurs et les costumiers de George Lucas, qui possédait, entre autres, nombre des albums de Valérian dans sa bibliothèque, pour Star Wars (1977) [29], [30]. Her retreat into fantasy— the land beyond the rainbow—is a psychological escape from a colorless, impoverished background and an abusive guardian. I should not have feared to ride by the road through the wood, for I have learned in Spain that the safest time to pass through a guerilla country is after an outrage, and that the moment of danger is when all is peaceful.
Read More