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By Tim Akers

The accrued tales of the area of Veridon, via Tim Akers, those tales initially seemed in quite a few markets worldwide. those are the proving grounds for the significantly acclaimed Burn Cycle, which used to be released via Solaris Books.

Each tale has been gracefully restored to confirmed Veridon canon, and is preceded by means of the author's musings on their writing and position within the world's improvement. additionally incorporated are technology fiction tales, together with the author's first book. those close to destiny thrillers are precise to the shape of Veridon, if no longer the geography.

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Jim Grimsley, ‘‘Free in Asveroth’’ (1998) If you look at the whole life of the planet, we—you know, Man—has only been around for a few blinks of an eye. So if the infection wipes us all out, that is a return to normality. —Alex Garland, 28 Days Later (film, 2002) THE ARTS This has ever been the fate of energy in security; it takes to art and to eroticism, and then come languor and decay. —H. G. Wells, The Time Machine: An Invention (1895) Once there was a race, quite unlike the human race—quite.

The desire that is the very root of life itself: To grow until all the space you can see is part of you, under your control. It’s the desire for greatness. 3 07:21 There is that within a man that drives him ever onwards, just as the power of the seasons drives the roots of flowers into the hard earth; and so he decided, against his better judgment, to open his eyes and find out what was going to happen to him next. —Tom Holt, Ye Gods! ’’ —Steve Aylett, Atom (2000) ANIMALS Listen to them [wolves]—the children of the night.

The analogy crystallized. It was a freeway, and Wintergreen was driving down it. Bloated sacs dumped things into the teeming traffic: hormones, wastes, nutrients. White blood cells 35 7327 Westfahl / SCIENCE FICTION QUOTATIONS / sheet 60 of 487 The Body careened by him like mad taxicabs. Red corpuscles drove steadily along like stolid burghers. The traffic ebbed and congested like a crosstown rush hour. Wintergreen drove on, searching, searching. —Norman Spinrad, ‘‘Carcinoma Angels’’ (1967) Seagrave’s slim and exhausted face was covered with shattered safety glass, as if his body were already crystallizing, at last escaping out of this uneasy set of dimensions into a more beautiful universe.

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