James Nicoll

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James Nicoll

This is the sort of book that justifies fatwahs. If WWIII occurred right now, we could die happy knowing Baxter would never write again. If a dinosaur killing asteroid was headed for Earth and I knew Baxter had another book coming up, I would campaign for letting the rock hit, since it is obviously the work of a benovelent deity trying to save us from another Titan.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can't help but notice that everytime I fly somewhere, other people's planes fall out of the sky.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have hated every Kress I read, especially this one, but the Bear is a standard Bear and if you like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing you'll like.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think once you start eating people you should stop claiming to be a vegetarian, even if you only eat bad people.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My grandfather for example only died twice, once during the war and once in the 1980s.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
About First Landing by Robert Zubrin: Someday I'd like to read a story about competent people on Mars.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
About Antrax by Terry Brooks: I wonder if he's planning a book called SRS? Or F'lu?More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Manitoba... Not sure what to do about them. Restock the province with megafauna and encourage tourism, I think. How quickly can we breed back the saber-toothed cats?More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ben Bova seems to work very hard at working in new discoveries into his Glum Future but alas, his future is glum and not that well written.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't mind hidden depths but I insist that there be a surface.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Until recently baby production was largely dependent on slave labour; as soon as women are allowed to answer the question "Would you like to squeeze as many objects the size of a watermelon out of your body as it takes to kill you?" they generally answer "No, thank you." This leads to falling birthrates everywhere women are not kept enslaved and ignorant of the alternatives.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most of my scars are not fire-related and I no longer say "I know what I am doing" at critical moments.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's bad to wake up and see a large cat in mid-leap from the rough vicinity of the ceiling.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Deadly nightshade is the only plant I have ever been able to get to grow for me.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe that I have now experienced the lifetime maximum exposure to bottom spanking in fantasy novels.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gun-wielding recluse gunned down by local police" isn't the epitaph I want. I am hoping for "Witnesses reported the sound up to two hundred kilometers away" or "Last body part finally located".More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My father once discovered that one cannot "walk off" gangrene.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never bring a gun to a fight where the other guy has a time-machine and tomorrow's newspapers.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[Elizabeth Moon's] antagonists are always evil moustache-twirlers. She could write a book about a golf open and the main rival to the hero would turn out to have clubs made from compressed kittens.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothin'g sa'ys q'uality fantas'y l'ike misuse'd apos'tro'phes.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You may have trouble getting permission to aero or lithobrake asteroids on Earth.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After enough concussions the head injuries blur together.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Romeo and Juliet *died*. I always liked that in a teen romance story.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whenever I find my will to live becoming too strong, I read Peter WattsMore James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Call me an extremist but killing a few hundred million people seems like the sort of method that might have unintended consequences.More James Nicoll [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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