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Infinite stars : dark frontiers : the definitive anthology of space opera

Author: Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2019.
Series: Infinte stars series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The definitive collection of explorers and soldiers, charting the dark frontiers of our expanding universe. Amongst the infinite stars we find epic sagas of wars, tales of innermost humanity, and the most powerful of desires - our need to create a better world. The second volume of seminal short science fiction, featuring twenty-six new stories from series such as Wayfarers, Confederation, The Lost Fleet, Waypoint  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Space operas (Fiction)
Short stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Thomas Schmidt
ISBN: 1789092914 9781789092912
OCLC Number: 1090757627
Description: 629 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Swords and spaceships and cyborgs, O My! / David Weber --
The lost fleet: Ishigaki / Jack Campbell --
Wayfarers: a good heretic / Becky Chambers --
Misfit aka "Cosmic Construction Corps" / Robert Heinlein --
A thousand worlds: a beast for Norn (Haviland Tuf) / George R.R. Martin --
Skipjack: the devil in the details / Susan R. Matthews --
Ender's game: messenger / Orson Scott Card --
Lensmen: the vortex blaster / Edward E. "Doc" Smith --
Confederation: first in / Tanya Huff --
Kangaroo: fire in the pocket / Curtis C. Chen --
Frontier ABCs / Seanan McGuire --
Liaden: dark secrets / Sharon Lee and Steve Miller --
Dream Park: the lady or the tiger / Larry Niven and Steven Barnes --
Earthman, come home / James Blish --
A special kind of morning / Gardner Dozois --
Respect / David Farland --
Kris Longknife: boot recruit / Mike Shepherd --
Northwest Smith: Shambleau / C.L. Moore --
Polity: the veteran / Neal Asher --
Grunt: the end-of-the-world bowling league / Weston Ochse --
Fremont's children: death, butterflies, and makers of war / Brenda Cooper --
Pip and Flinx: sideshow / Alan Dean Foster --
Diving: Lieutenant Tightass / Kristine Kathryn Rusch --
Saga of seven suns: feet of clay / Kevin J. Anderson --
Bolo: the traitor / David Weber --
Rescue party / Arthur C. Clarke --
Cold sleep / C.J. Cherryh.
Series Title: Infinte stars series.
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt.

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Continuing the definitive space opera anthology series. Today's most popular writers produce new stories set in their most famous universes, alongside essential and seminal short fiction from past  Read more...

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