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  • What follows is a spoiler laden discussion of the book Man Plus by Frederik Pohl. Beware if you’re worried about such things. Facing mutual self-destruction, the major governmental powers on Earth race into space. One […]

    Nebula Project: Man Plus

    What follows is a spoiler laden discussion of the book Man Plus by Frederik Pohl. Beware if you’re worried about such things. Facing mutual self-destruction, the major governmental powers on Earth race into space. One […]

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  • In this part, we'll look at a revised version published more recently, as well as the short story/novella "A Separate War" which tells the last portion of the book from the perspective of a different character.

    Nebula Project: Forever War, part 2

    In this part, we'll look at a revised version published more recently, as well as the short story/novella "A Separate War" which tells the last portion of the book from the perspective of a different character.

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  • It's the dawn of a new century and the human race has begun exploring space in earnest after the discovery of 'collapsars' which permit instantaneous travel between two distant points in space.  Unfortunately, humanity has also discovered it's not alone in the universe and is now embroiled in a war with a race they call the Taurans.

    Nebula Project: Forever War

    It's the dawn of a new century and the human race has begun exploring space in earnest after the discovery of 'collapsars' which permit instantaneous travel between two distant points in space. Unfortunately, humanity has also discovered it's not alone in the universe and is now embroiled in a war with a race they call the Taurans.

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  • When a man from Earth introduces prince-in-exile Kinnal Darival a telepathic drug from Kinnal's own planet, he has a revolutionary epiphany. He takes the subversive and obscene step of writing his autobiography -- in the first person, as part of a crusade to share this drug and this worldview with others.

    Nebula Project: A Time of Changes

    When a man from Earth introduces prince-in-exile Kinnal Darival a telepathic drug from Kinnal's own planet, he has a revolutionary epiphany. He takes the subversive and obscene step of writing his autobiography -- in the first person, as part of a crusade to share this drug and this worldview with others.

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  • J: So from 1965 to 1970 is a short decade, but there was a tie in there, so it was actually 7 books. And the first thing I notice about them right off is that […]

    Nebula Project: The Sixties in Review

    J: So from 1965 to 1970 is a short decade, but there was a tie in there, so it was actually 7 books. And the first thing I notice about them right off is that […]

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