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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Colorado Colorado 1990 Anthony, Patricia. "For No Reason " in Eating Memories. Woburn, MA: First Books; Baltimore, MD: Old Earth Books (1997; c. 1990); pg. 128. -
Colorado Colorado 1990 De Haven, Tom. Walker of Worlds. New York: Doubleday (1990); pg. 17. Denver
Colorado Colorado 1991 Ing, Dean. Butcher Bird. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1993); pg. 185. Pg. 185, 203-205, more: Pueblo, Colorado; Pg. 222-223, more: Denver; Pg. 227: Colorado Springs; pg. 289: Denver
Colorado Colorado 1991 Ing, Dean. The Nemesis Mission. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 94. Pg. 94, 103: Denver
Colorado Colorado 1992 Powers, Tim. Last Call. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1992); pg. 53. Colorado River (also pg. 129)
Colorado Colorado 1993 Anthony, Patricia. Brother Termite. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1993); pg. 2. "...pictured the triangular thrust of the Rockies with the beards of conical firs, shapes within shapes within shapes. Perhaps soon he would take a needed Colorado vacation. Perhaps one day he would do the unthinkable and retire. "
Colorado Colorado 1993 Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 137. "...shy Lutheran minister in Denver... "
Colorado Colorado 1993 Simmons, Dan. "Entropy's Bed at Midnight " in Lovedeath. New York: Warner Books (1993); pg. 1. "We'd just gotten out of Denver, headed west during Friday rush hour... the next morning in Breckenride I saw the photos of the wreckage on the front pages of both the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News... The small ski town was more 'real' than Vail or Aspen... " [More about Colorado, not in DB.]
Colorado Colorado 1993 Simmons, Dan. The Hollow Man. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 84. Pg. 90, 92, etc.: [Denver, Colorado. First mentioned here, as a character buys tickets to travel to Denver. Later, a significant portion of the novel takes place in Colorado.]
Colorado Colorado 1994 Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Cradle. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 18. "Todd himself was twenty-eight, an Annapolis graduate in aerospace engineering, a gung-ho Navy bachelor, who had grown up in Littleton, a suburb of Denver in Colorado. Todd was ambitious and in a hurry... "
Colorado Colorado 1996 Bear, Greg. The Forge of God. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 217. "'My group has listening stations in the Philippines and the Aleutians. We're also tapped in to the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Information Center in Colorado...' " [Some other minor refs. to Colorado, not in DB.]
Colorado Colorado 1996 Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 179. Pg. 179: "The car broke down twice, once in Boulder and once in Salt Lake City. "; Pg. 222: "'...and Denver, then Oakley...' "; Pg. 244: "...flying drones filling the skies over Colorado and Nevada... In the parking lot of a hotel in Winnemucca, Nevada... "; Pg. 249: Denver; Pg. 255: Denver
Colorado Colorado 1996 Leon, Mark. The Unified Field. New York: Avon Books (1996); pg. 234. "She was replaying a recent scene in her mind from a small farming town in eastern Colorado. "
Colorado Colorado 1996 McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 18. Pg. 18: Denver; Colorado Springs; Pg. 318: University of Colorado
Colorado Colorado 1998 Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Holly Lisle. In the Rift. New York: Baen (1998); pg. 197. "She glanced through the handbook, looking at full-color photos of the company housing complexes in Colorado, California, Arizona, and Oregon... "
Colorado Colorado 1998 Ing, Dean. The Skins of Dead Men. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1998); pg. 55. Pg. 55: Denver; Pg. 125: Colorado; Pg. 126-127: Denver
Colorado Colorado 1999 Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 198. Pg. 198: "'Then I called in other psychiatrists that I know,' Markham continued. 'In Pittsburgh, Denver, Detroit...' "; Pg. 238-252: [Takes place at Gunnison County Airport, Gunnison, Colorado, and elsewhere in Colorado, including Grand Junction.] [Also: pg. 254, 291.]
Colorado Colorado 1999 Kessel, John. Good News from Outer Space. New York: Tor (1990; c. 1989); pg. 51. Denver
Colorado Colorado 1999 Willis, Connie. "Epiphany " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 281. Pg. 281: "'...I can fly out of Denver just as easily as out of Omaha. If we drive as far as Denver...' " [More.]; Pg. 285: "...a green poster for the carnival taped up... It was an old sign. 'Littletown, Dec. 24,' it read. 'Ft. Dodge, Dec. 28. Cairo, Dec. 30. " [More, incl. pg. 295, 297, etc.]
Colorado Colorado 2000 Silverberg, Robert. The Stochastic Man. New York: Harper & Row (1975); pg. 51. Denver
Colorado Colorado 2001 Callenbach, Ernest. Ecotopia. New York: Tor (1977; c. 1975); pg. 128. -
Colorado Colorado 2001 Clarke, Arthur C. 2001: A Space Odyssey. New York: New American Library (1969; c. 1968); pg. 73. "The stars overhead were only a little brighter, or more numerous, than on a clear night from the high plateaus of New Mexico or Colorado. "
Colorado Colorado 2004 Dick, Philip K. The Zap Gun. New York: Bluejay Books (1985; c. 1965); pg. 80. "They were now passing over Colorado and the Rockies could be seen below, briefly, but due to the nobility of their discussion they ignored that great range. "
Colorado Colorado 2008 Clarke, Arthur C. The Songs of Distant Earth. New York: Ballantine (1986); pg. 13. Pg. 13: "No one heard the first tolling of Earth's funeral bell--not even the scientists who made the fatal discovery, far underground, in an abandoned Colorado gold mine. "; Pg. 14: "The first secret meeting in the history of the International Astronomical Union took place in 2008 at Aspen, Colorado--not far from the scene of the original experiment, which had now been repeated in a dozen countries. " [More, pg. 13-15.]
Colorado Colorado 2009 Sawyer, Robert J. Flashforward. New York: Tor (2000; c. 1999); pg. 40. Boulder
Colorado Colorado 2010 Anthony, Patricia. Cold Allies. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1993); pg. 28. "Near Calhan, Colorado

...Behind the Colorado State policeman with the Bermuda shorts and mirror sunglasses... The man stopped reading aloud from Colorado Injunction 236 to look back over his shoulder... " [More. This section, pg. 28-31, takes place in Colorado. More, pg. 52-54, 82-84, 112-113, 122-124, 129-133.]

Colorado Colorado 2011 Willis, Connie. "The Last of the Winnebagos " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1988); pg. 6. Pg. 6, 12, 16, etc.
Colorado Colorado 2013 Anthony, Patricia. "The Last Light from Llano " in Eating Memories. Woburn, MA: First Books; Baltimore, MD: Old Earth Books (1997; c. 1993); pg. 225. Pg. 225, 229.
Colorado Colorado 2019 Burton, Levar. Aftermath. New York: Warner Books (1997); pg. 7. "Leon graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in atmospheric science. "
Colorado Colorado 2020 Simmons, Dan. "E-ticket to 'Namland " in Prayers to Broken Stones. New York: Bantam (1992; c. 1987); pg. 212. Denver
Colorado Colorado 2020 Zelazny, Roger. Damnation Alley. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1969); pg. 25. " far as he was concerned, the Alley started in the place that had once been called Colorado. "
Colorado Colorado 2020 Zelazny, Roger. Damnation Alley. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1969); pg. 66. "...passing later through Rocky Mountain National Park... That evening they skirted the ruin that was Denver, and Tanner took over as they headed toward the place that had once been called Kansas. "
Colorado Colorado 2022 Wilson, Robert Charles. The Chronoliths. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 41. -
Colorado Colorado 2024 Clarke, Arthur C. & Mike McQuay. Richter 10. New York: Bantam (1996); pg. 278. Colorado River
Colorado Colorado 2025 Dick, Philip K. The Penultimate Truth. New York: Dell (1964); pg. 109. Pg. 109: "In other words, Adams realized , they exist there in that subsurface warehouse in Colorado. But they're for you, you hulking, wheezing, dribbling, rotting old sack of fat; you need every artiforg heart there can be, to keep that carcass functioning. "; Pg. 111: "The advanced weapons archives of the Agency was one of the many sections of New York which Brose had 'attached,' just as he had attached the artiforgs in the Colorado subsurface warehouse. "
Colorado Colorado 2027 Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 289. Boulder
Colorado Colorado 2028 Hogan, James P. The Two Faces of Tomorrow. New York: Baen (1997; c. 1979); pg. 136. "A General Linsay, formerly attached to the Special Electronics Weapons Trials Unit of the Army located in Colorado... "
Colorado Colorado 2030 Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 113. "...the directors from the Denver corporation... "
Colorado Colorado 2040 Bova, Ben. Moonrise. New York: Avon Books (1996); pg. 228. "There was a touch of gray at his temples, but otherwise his hair was dark, his face taut and tanned from ski vacations back home in Colorado. "
Colorado Colorado 2044 Sterling, Bruce. Distraction. New York: Bantam (1998); pg. 215. Pg. 215: "'Look, we're not talking Geronimo here. The President is a billionaire timber baron who was Governor of Colorado.' "; Pg. 373: "Even Oscar had expected little of him; the governorship of Colorado had never given Two Feathers much chance to shine. " [Also pg. 262-263, 374, 379.]
Colorado Colorado 2045 Clarke, Arthur C. & Mike McQuay. Richter 10. New York: Bantam (1996); pg. 337. Pg. 337: "'...Some of it is quite remarkable. There's a fellow in Colorado, America, and one in Argentina who are diverting underground rivers, bringing them to the surface and controlling their flows to avoid hot areas...' "; Pg. 340-347: scene takes place in Colorado
Colorado Colorado 2045 Wilson, Robert Charles. Memory Wire. New York: Bantam (1987); pg. 45. "He had migrated here [to Brazil] from Colorado before Keller was born... "
Colorado Colorado 2049 Knight, Damon. A For Anything. New York: Tor (1990; 1959); pg. 30. Pg. 30: "'Yes, Misser Dick. You going away by Colorado tomorrow.' "; Pg. 35: "But he was sixteen, and not yet the Man; and he had to go off to Colorado for four years. Dick's grandfather, as it happened, had taken and held Buckhill in the first place with the help of the MacDonald family, who were collateral ancestors of the present Boss in Colorado. As a consequence, Buckhill was still considered the leading house of the whole eastern seaboard above Charleston Manor, and Buckhill's heir automatically became a brigade officer in the Boss's army, to serve a four-year hitch at Eagles in Colorado. It was an honor, he was looking forward to it, and he couldn't get out of it even if he wanted to; so that was that. " [Much of the novel takes place in Colorado, although the state is rarely mentioned by name.]
Colorado Colorado 2049 Knight, Damon. A For Anything. New York: Tor (1990; 1959); pg. 91. Pg. 91: "The Colorado-style clothes he was wearing were clumsily cut, but the best he had been able to get; the fabrics seemed dull, too, although they had looked all right when the tailor brought them to his rooms. "; Pg. 115: "'...the Edmond Cenotaph, erected in memory of Edmond Crawford, second Boss of Colorado.' This was an enormous wedding cake of granite and white metal; there was an inscription... "; Pg. 163: "'...Well, mister, he married her and they had a son--the present Boss of Colorado...' " [Colorado is the major setting of the novel. All refs. to Colorado by name are indexed.]
Colorado Colorado 2050 Willis, Connie. "Fire Watch " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1982); pg. 10. Denver
Colorado Colorado 2082 Haldeman, Joe. Buying Time. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1989); pg. 130. "People could get to Denver for ten dollars apiece--but they had to hire two hundred-dollar bodyguards before daring to go downstairs. " [More about Denver, pg. 133, etc.]
Colorado Colorado 2100 Dickson, Gordon R. Necromancer. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1962); pg. 10. "That had been on the first team at Colorado Institute of Mines, where he had taken his undergraduate work. " [More, pg. 10-12.]
Colorado Colorado 2110 Clarke, Arthur C. The Hammer of God. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 142. -
Colorado Colorado 2135 Dick, Philip K. Our Friends From Frolix 8. New York: Ace Books (1970); pg. 107. "'...They may retreat as far from me as is physically possible. They may retreat to Denver, Colorado, bunch up there like scared cats...' "
Colorado Colorado 2169 Dick, Philip K. "War Veteran " in The Preserving Machine. New York: Ace Books (1969; c. 1955); pg. 70. Pg. 70: Denver (also pg. 86)
Colorado Colorado 2199 Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Rama II. New York: Bantam (1989); pg. 147. " the Space Academy in Colorado... " [Also pg. 254.]
Colorado Colorado 2237 Butler, Octavia E. Dawn. New York: Warner Books (1997; c. 1987); pg. 86. Denver
Colorado Colorado 2323 Cherryh, C. J. Heavy Time. New York: Warner (1991); pg. 29. "Say, I come from Colorado--Ben'd say, Is that a city?

But Ben didn't really know what a city was. You couldn't figure how Ben read that word.

Say, I went up to Denver for the weekend, and Ben'd look at you funny, because weekend was another thing that didn't translate... "

Colorado Colorado 2324 Cherryh, C. J. Hellburner. New York: Warner (1992); pg. 4. Pg. 2: "The clock on the screen said: 0842 June 14, 2324. "; Pg. 4: "He'd had a partner back in the Belt, Morrie Bird, who had used to talk to him about Colorado, and cities and sunsets and Shakespeare. Bird had set a lot of personal store by Shakespeare. Bird had thought Shakespeare was important to understand. So when it had turned out of all things that he was going to the inner system, he had made it a certain point to see this Shakespeare guy--translated tapes, of course. V-vids where you could wander around and watch the body language. And Bird had been a hundred percent right: Shakespeare really helped you figure out Earthers. " [More, pg. 4.]
Colorado Colorado 3000 Hubbard, L. Ron. Battlefield Earth. New York: St. Martin's Press (1982); pg. 127. Pg. 127: "He grabbed a book, [Colorado, Scenic Wonderland], glanced at it, and gave it to Terl. "; Pg. 242: "The drone spotted the satellite landing near Colorado City, Colorado. Causes most structures there to collapse. "; Pg. 371: New Denver; Pg. 412: Denver (also pg. 444, 479-480, 555, 566.)
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1869 Bethke, Bruce. Wild Wild West. New York: Warner Books (1999); pg. 120. "But that would have to wait until Denver at least, or more likely, Salt Lake City. "
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1941 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Tilting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1995); pg. 8. Pg. 8: Denver (also pg. 12, 17); Pg. 121: "'...If he was only a couple of weeks behind them, they'd be into Colorado by now, not too far from Denver. He might even catch them before they got there...' "; Pg. 169: University of Denver [also pg. 145, 147, etc.]
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1946 Bishop, Michael. Brittle Innings. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 494. "Three years later I received a registered letter from Seattle, Washington. It contained round-trip tickets to Seattle from Tulsa, with stopovers in Denver, Salt Lake City, and Spokane. "
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1953 Dick, Philip K. Mary and the Giant. New York: Arbor House (1987); pg. 70. Denver
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1970 Zelazny, Roger. "My Lady of the Diodes " in Unicorn Variations. New York: Timescape (1983; story c. 1970); pg. 152. Pg. 152-156
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1971 Matheson, Richard. Bid Time Return. New York: Viking Press (1975); pg. 8. Pg. 8: "How many downtowns will I see? Denver? Salt Lake City? Kansas City? "; Pg. 21: "In a few days, I'll get up one morning and start off for Denver and all points east. " [Also, pg. 30, 39, 62, 184.]
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1983 Powers, Tim. The Anubis Gates. New York: Ace (1983); pg. 26. Pg. 26, 30, etc.
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1996 Frakes, Jonathan & Dean Wesley Smith. The Abductors: Conspiracy. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 10. "...just finished his first year of college in Denver... "
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 172. "'...We'll be going to Denver next week, and after that, Phoenix, Salt lake City, Seattle, and finish up in L.A...' "
Colorado Colorado: Denver 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 222. "'Ah, next weekend. Denver, isn't it? Rocky Mountain High, and all that...' " [More about Denver, pg. 228, 254, 259, 262, 282.]

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