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by Quoshara
Tue Aug 02, 2005 10:02 am
Forum: Other Sci-Fi, & Fantasy
Topic: The Island
Replies: 10
Views: 3895

The Island

Has anyone seen this movie yet?

I may be going out with my daughter tonight and I was wondering if this would be worth our time.
by Quoshara
Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: Other Sci-Fi, & Fantasy
Topic: Stardoc Series
Replies: 10
Views: 4479

Re: Space Opera

This is one series that is very linear. You really do need to read them in order. At the very least, you would need to read the first book "Stardoc" first. You might be able to get by with reading the rest out of order but I don't think they'd be as enjoyable that way. :? And, as I recall, there are...
by Quoshara
Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Other Sci-Fi, & Fantasy
Topic: Stardoc Series
Replies: 10
Views: 4479

Space Opera

You are absolutely right. I was more commenting on what makes it Science Fiction to me, as opposed to Horror or Fantasy, rather than why I find it to be good. Yes, it does have to have science and tech... but it has to be science and tech used by characters that make you care about why they bother t...
by Quoshara
Tue Jul 26, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: Other Sci-Fi, & Fantasy
Topic: Stardoc Series
Replies: 10
Views: 4479

Okay... first of all, is it set in space? *L* Or at least involving things not of Earth. Does it include a good dose of Science and Tech? I can include "Ringworld Engineers" in that category. And "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress". And the Dorsai novels. I suppose you might even tuck McCaffrey's Dragonr...
by Quoshara
Tue Jul 26, 2005 12:22 pm
Forum: Other Sci-Fi, & Fantasy
Topic: Stardoc Series
Replies: 10
Views: 4479

Stardoc Series

I find so little true SF out in the literary world now days. Lots of Fantasy. Lots of Horror... but little good Space Opera. Until there was S.L. Viehl and "Stardoc". Here is an excerpt, from Amazon, regarding the series: "To escape her father on Terra (Earth) Dr. Cherijo Grey Veil (a brilliant surg...