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Hatrack River

Hatrack River
One hundred years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War. Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely. Not soon enough to convince skeptical governments that there was a threat. They didn’t believe that until space stations and ships and colonies went up in sudden flame. And when that happened, only Mazer Rackham and the Mobile Operations Police could move fast enough to meet the threat.

Orson Scott Card Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card en 2008 Œuvres principales Il reçut les prix Hugo et Nebula deux années consécutives, au titre de son Cycle d'Ender, ce qui constitue une première dans l'histoire de la science-fiction. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]

The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey This is the eulogy Alec Johnson, Anne’s eldest son, read in the funeral service held for Anne McCaffrey November 26th, 2011. For nearly 60 years it’s been my distinct honor to be Anne McCaffrey’s eldest son. And it is with equal measures of joy and sorrow that I accept the honor of addressing you now as we celebrate the life and mourn the passing of the Queen of Science Fiction. I’m joined today by my brother, the author Todd McCaffrey, and my sister, Georgeanne, her husband, Geoffrey, and their son Owen. My daughters Eliza and Amelia couldn’t be here, nor was Todd’s daughter Ceara able to join us.

Le 10ème royaume - Serie TV Le 10ème royaume 186Devenir fan Se connecter sur mon AlloCiné Envie de voir cette série ? Oui Non Déjà vu cette série ? 0,5 : Nul Seventh Son Seventh Son rom the end of the 18th century into the early years of the 19th, Americans crossed the Appalachian Mountains and moved across the Northwest Territory, spreading west to the banks of the great river. They traveled to find new homes, new lands, and they brought with them the plain magics of plain people. It is from these roots of the American dream that award-winning writer Orson Scott Card has crafted a uniquely American fantasy. Using the lore and the folk magic of the men and women who settled a continent, and the beliefs of the tribes who were here before them, Card has created an alternate frontier America; a world where a particular kind of magic really works and where that magic has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place in the lives of the people of this world.

The Locus Index to Science Fiction Awards Latest Updates • 22 Nov 11 - All available nominations and winners since March • 4 Mar 11 - Nebula, Clarke, BSFA, Stoker, PKD finalists; new listings for Xatafi-Cyberdark awards, Prix Ozone, and Mechanical Peach • 22 Dec 10 - World Fantasy and other recent winners • 10 Sep 10 - Hugo, Campbell Memorial winners • 24 Aug 10 - Added World Fantasy, Ditmar nominations; Chesley, Sidewise winners [more]

Pat Cadigan Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pat Cadigan Pat Cadigan en 2007 Œuvres principales Pat Cadigan, née le à Schenectady dans l'État de New York, est un auteur de science-fiction américain, dont les œuvres sont parfois décrites comme s'inscrivant dans le mouvement cyberpunk, bien qu'elle ne revendique pas cette appartenance. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Reading Writing Rachel Rachel Hawkins was born in Virginia and raised in Alabama. This means she uses words like "y'all" and "fixin'" a lot, and considers anything under 60 degrees to be borderline Arctic. Before deciding to write books about kissing and fire (and sometimes kissing while on fire), Rachel taught high school English for 3 years, and is still capable of teaching you The Canterbury Tales if you're into that kind of thing. She is married to a geologist, which means that they have incredibly strange dinner conversations ("So today at work, I wrote a chapter where killer fog, like, ATE PEOPLE." "Huh. Well, I was chased by an angry reindeer while trying to map parts of Norway."

Robin McKinley Chroniques d'Alvin Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Le Cycle des Chroniques d'Alvin le Faiseur est une série d'ouvrages de fantasy rédigés par Orson Scott Card (États-Unis) : Résumé[modifier | modifier le code] Alvin est le septième fils d'un septième fils, ce qui le destine à être doté de pouvoirs particulièrement puissants, qui font de lui un « Faiseur », capable de réaliser des merveilles en se faisant obéir par la nature et la matière même. Il sent qu'il a une tâche à accomplir et c'est ce qu'il cherche à comprendre au cours des Chroniques. De nombreux personnages historiques font aussi leur apparition, et sont dotés de pouvoirs qu'ils n'avaient évidemment pas dans la réalité, mais qui sont cohérents avec leur histoire réelle.

Lilypad, a prototype of auto-sufficient amphibious city LILYPAD, A FLOATING ECOPOLIS FOR CLIMATICAL REFUGEES 2100, a large crowd of ecological refugees Further to the anthropogenic activity, the climate warms up and the ocean level increases. According to the principle of Archimedes and contrary to preconceived notions, the melting of the arctic ice-floe will not change the rising of the water exactly as an ice cube melting in a glass of water does not make its level rise. However, there are two huge ice reservoirs that are not on the water and whose melting will transfer their volume towards the oceans, leading to their rising. It deals with the ice caps of Antarctic and Greenland on the one hand, and the continental glaciers on the other hand.

CARD Orson Scott Un mormon aux manettes Elevé dans la foi rigide de Salt Lake City, à l’université de Brigham Young, Orson Scott CARD a su trouver sa propre voie : missionnaire - 2 ans au Brésil - enseignant et pour terminer, écrivain. Il est l’auteur de l’une des oeuvres les plus brillantes de la S.-F. des années 80, le Cycle d’Ender, dont les deux premiers tomes reçurent tous les deux Prix Hugo ET Prix Nebula, record qui sera difficile à vaincre...

Xenocide Xenocide he millennia-long saga of Andrew Wiggin called Ender, called The Speaker For the Dead called The Xenocide continues .... On the world Lusitania there are now three sapient races-the Pequeninos, who evolved there; Humans, who came to colonize; and a Hive Queen and her children brought by Ender long years ago. But on Lusitania there is also the descolada, a virus deadly to human beings which would spread like wildfire throughout the Stairways Congress should it ever escape the planet.

la Redemption de C.Colomb Pastwatch The Redemption of Christopher Columbus small group of scientists and historians, carefully trained, spend their days viewing the human past through a machine, the TruSiteII. It takes a particular talent to search the past for moments of significance, to focus the machines and track individuals through the depths of time, But a woman named Tagiri is more than just talented -- she has a knack for finding interesting lives. But the world Tagiri lives in is a tragic place, the human race reduced to a population of less than one billion after a century of war and plague, of drought and flood and famine. There have been too many extinctions; too much land has been poisoned.