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34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Japanese world 1998 Benford, Gregory. Timescape. New York: Simon & Schuster (1980); pg. 297. "...the Japanese, smothered now in industrial excell... "
Japanese world 1998 Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 90. [Pg. 90-92: Nazi and Japanese takeover of the U.S. in Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle discussed.] [Also pg. 108, 141-142, etc.]
Japanese world 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 91. Pg. 91: "He pondered the indecipherable Japanese characters... "; Pg. 134: "joint Japanese-American-Mongolian corporate enterprise "; Pg. 136: "a Japanese Elvis "; Pg. 202: Tokyo University [More, pg. 141, 272, etc.]
Japanese world 1999 Kessel, John. Good News from Outer Space. New York: Tor (1990; c. 1989); pg. 116. "So as the world ascended the technological slope during the next two hundred years, self destruction became a growth industry. That was why there was coming to be a Seppuku Club next to the health spa in every shopping mall.

George would object. Suicide had been fashionable in certain cultures throughout history, he would point out. The Romans. The Japanese. Richard countered that the gene for suicide was probably Asian and had only spread widely in the West after the rise of colonialism. "

Japanese world 2000 Leong, Russell. "Virgins and Buddhas " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000); pg. 229. "We were going to the Aquarium and the Japanese Tea Garden. " [Also pg. 231.]
Japanese world 2000 Roman, Steven A. X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine. New York: BP Books (2000); pg. 72. Pg. 72: " appeared to be a representation of Betsy Braddock, dressed in a dark-blue swimsuit and matching thigh-high stockings, a Japanese sword--a katana--gripped in one hand; a garish red mark--possibly makeup, possibly a scar of some sort--glowed hotly under her left eye. "; Pg. 97: "In its place, spread across the acreage that once contained a wide, two-story building, Japanese gardens, a small airfield... "; Pg. 131: "...where the soothing beauty of Professor Xavier's Japanese gardens once flourished... "; Pg. 172: " attractive Japanese woman... "; Pg. 322: "' you're really some trained assassin who used to work for the Japanese mobs.' " [Other refs., not in DB.]
Japanese world 2000 Stableford, Brian. "Tenebrio " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 149. "If Hitler had only had an entomologist on his General Staff to advise him to equip the Luftwaffe with jars full of Colorado beetles--plundered by his Japanese allies from occupied China if his American spies couldn't oblige at source... "
Japanese world 2001 Bradbury, Ray. From the Dust Returned. New York: HarperCollins (2001); pg. 17. -
Japanese world 2003 Barnes, John. Kaleidoscope Century. New York: Tor (1995); pg. 132. "Weirder still to me was the fact that so many of the tourist psychos were Japanese, South Koreans, well-off Arabs, or Brazilians--people whose nations were not in the war at all. "
Japanese world 2003 Knight, Damon. The Observers. New York: Tor (1988); pg. 255. Pg. 167, 230: Japanese Americans; Pg. 35, 63, 105, 178, 230-231: Japan; Pg. 255: "'Where does that name come from, tsunami?' the anchor was saying. 'Sounds Japanese.'

'Yes, it is, Jim, and they provided the name for it because they've gone through this so often themselves...' "

Japanese world 2004 Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 149. "'How about different religions, though?'

'We've got to have religious leaders behind us, no question. Well, for every religion there's some kind of handle. With Christians it's heave, with Muslims, it's paradise, same difference. The Chinese and Japanese and Scientologists are going to join their ancestors, the Indians are going to achieve Nirvana...' "

Japanese world 2005 Bear, Greg. Eon. New York: Bluejay (1985); pg. 44. "...she saw that the same name had been spelled out in Cyrillic. Some shops had Oriental ideograms--Chinese or Japanese. "
Japanese world 2008 Kress, Nancy. Beggars in Spain. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 26. Pg. 26: [In Illinois] "Leisha started to learn Japanese. She loved drawing the beautiful characters on thick white paper. ";

Pg. 28: "'Japan thinks Kenzo Yagai was a traitor to his own country,' she said to Daddy at supper.

'No,' Camden said, 'some Japanese think that. Watch out for generalizations, Leisha. Yagai patented and licensed Y-energy in the United States because here there were at least the dying embers of individual enterprise. Because of his invention, our entire country has slowly swung back toward an individual meritocracy, and Japan has slowly been forced to follow.' " [Many other refs., not in DB, particularly to the character Yagai.]

Japanese world 2010 Brunner, John. Stand on Zanzibar. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1968); pg. 401. "A fat Arab woman [reporter] who had reacted faster than the others put a camera practially under his nose. He snatched it away and threw it in the face of a Japanese [reporter] on the other side of him... " [Some other references to Japanese people and the langauge in book, but not in DB.]
Japanese world 2010 Brunner, John. The Sheep Look Up. New York: Harper & Row (1972); pg. 195. "These Japanese are nuts about other counries' traditions. And don't take him to a restaurant, either; lots of Japanese are envious of the freedom with which Europeans and Americans invite guests into their own homes, instead of entertaining them in restaurants, which is Japanese SOP. " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Japanese world 2010 Clarke, Arthur C. 2010: Odyssey Two. New York: Ballantine (1982); pg. 51. "...who would have thought that so many Japanese holomemory modules... "
Japanese world 2010 Simmons, Dan. "Flashback " in Lovedeath. New York: Warner Books (1993); pg. 159. Pg. 159: "Only a few Lexuses or Acura Omegas were using the lane, the chauffeurs' faces stoic, the Japanese faces in the rear seats lowered to paperwork or powerbooks. "; Pg. 168: "...checking out the new Japanese and German merchandise... The Japanese VR and interactive stuff was cool, although he knew it was generations behind the tech toys that Jap and German kids could buy... " [Many refs. throughout story, not in DB.]
Japanese world 2015 Sullivan, Tricia. Someone to Watch Over Me. New York: Bantam (1997); pg. 60. [Many Japanese refs. and characters, pg. 60-73, and more later.]
Japanese world 2020 Maggin, Elliot S. Kingdom Come. New York: Time Warner (1998); pg. 210. "Then there came the others: Tokyo Rose, the Japanese martial artist. Mr. Terrific and the Joker's Daughter... In Tokyo, Power woman took down the Kabuki Kommando in mid-bladeswing, and Red Arrow blinded the Jade Fox just as Superman arrived. " [Other refs. not in DB. See pg. 275, and other refs. to the 'Tokyo Rose' character.]
Japanese world 2020 Simmons, Dan. "E-ticket to 'Namland " in Prayers to Broken Stones. New York: Bantam (1992; c. 1987); pg. 211. "'You're Nipponese, aren't you?' asked Justin...

'You've been up north in the PRC fighting Chen's warlords, haven't you?'

'Just so,' said the Nipponese and extended his hand to Justin. 'Lieutenant Keigo Naguchi.' " [Other refs., not in DB.]

Japanese world 2020 Watson, Ian. The Flies of Memory. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1990); pg. 30. "'Do you disgorge in a tank?' he asked it.

'Yes.' Japanese people were notorious for saying 'yes' when they merely meant that they were listening politely. "

Japanese world 2025 Cool, Tom. Infectress. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 25. Pg. 25: "Sanders served Diane green tea in a Japanese porcelain tea service. "; Pg. 36: "'Depends. Sometimes, the Japanese social club called the Yakuza. And then there's your fun-loving Jamaican posses. Or your Sicilians...' "; Pg. 70: "The Japanese and the Koreans paid him better than the Russian army ever had. " [Other refs., not in DB, e.g., pg. 91.]
Japanese world 2025 Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 5. "That's why nobody, not even the Nipponese, can move pizzas faster than CosaNostra. "
Japanese world 2025 Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 10. "They were all clones of their mother--the daughter of a third-generation Japanese-American and a Filipino. Susan Polo won the Nobel prize in physics and died young.

Cirocco looked at August as the woman studied a photo... She was exactly like her famous mother as a young woman: small, with jet-black hair and a trim figure, and dark, expressionless eyes. Cirocco had never thought Oriental faces were as similar as many Caucasians found them to be, but April and August's faces gave nothing away. Their skin was the color of coffee with lots of cream, but in the red light of the Science Module August looked almost black. " [Referring to one of the main characters. Little is made of her Japanese ethnicity beyond this.]

Japanese world 2025 Westerfeld, Scott. Fine Prey. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 37. Pg. 38: Hokkaido; Narita [Many Japanese refs. in novel. Entire chapters take place in Hokkaido. Also: a Japanese character named Showa]; Pg. 80: "...was an old Japanese man with atrocious English... "
Japanese world 2027 Gunn, James E. The Listeners. New York: Signet (1974; c. 1972); pg. 115. "'Why should we expect them to read from the left, why not the right, like the Japanese, or from the bottom up?' "
Japanese world 2030 Jablokov, Alexander. Nimbus. New York: Avon Books (1993); pg. 9. Pg. 9: "He tugged at a cookie package... The delicate Japanese-inspired packing unwove and he was left holding a thin ribbon. He picked up a ginger cookie and stared at it. "; Pg. 24: "...the box. It was filled with small objects: a fine-textured Japanese sword guard, a child's marble... "; Pg. 64: "And a four-lobed piece of fine-textured red-patinaed metal with a long, triangular slot in the middle. On it, in gold, were two phoenixes. It was a seventeenth-century Japanese sword guard by the school of Kaneiye, an object called a tsuba. Gene Michaud had always been a frustrated military man and had collected military memorabilia... During a previous break I had checked the net market for Japanese military collectibles... " [more]; Pg. 84: "leaving behind them a mass of blocky Japanese ideograms and kabbalistic diagrams. " [Some other refs. to Japanese name and elements, but not the word 'Japanese', in book, not in DB.]
Japanese world 2030 Jablokov, Alexander. Nimbus. New York: Avon Books (1993); pg. 210. Pg. 210: "'A katana and a matching tachi,' Michaud said. 'One for fighting, the other for ceremony.' He picked up the shorter sword. 'This tachi has its original decoration. It's taken me years to find it. The kashira,' he pointed at the pommel, 'the fuchi,' a ring at the hilt, 'and the menuki,' some gold clouds in the hilt itself. Where the sword guard should have been was a disk of clear plastic. He slid it off. 'At last I have it all, by getting the piece I had originally started with.' He slid the tsuba I had brought onto the sword. The decorations matched the others. 'They haven't been together since the end of the eighteenth century.' "; Pg. 228: "I blinked at the Japanese sword stand. "
Japanese world 2030 Willis, Connie. "Spice Pogrom " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1986); pg. 127. "'We've got real communications difficulties over here with the aliens. The Japanese translation team's been negotiating with them for a space program for over a week...' " [Many other refs., not in DB.]
Japanese world 2035 Asimov, Isaac. "The Evitable Conflict " in The Complete Robot. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1982; c. 1950); pg. 453. "Ching Hso-lin's great grandfather had been killed in the Japanese invasion of the old Chinese Republic... "
Japanese world 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 34. "If it weren't for the Germans and the Russians and the Americans who endlessly squabbled over hegemony on the Matrix, the New Cold War might have been just a blip in the radar of history. Even the Japanese had risen to the challenge with their Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Net. "
Japanese world 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 35. Pg. 35: "...which some Japanese Zen master had dubbed the 'Wired Akashic Records.' "; Pg. 36: "Count Trobolsky had no trouble recognizing the Russo-Japanese mafioso who headed the Siberian Ginseng syndicate. This was none other than the Yaponchik, a.k.a. 'the Japanese.' He was the son of the famous Japanese sushi chef in Nakhodka and a notorious Russian hit woman named Toothpick, so-called for her trademark style of execution. " [Many other Japanese refs., not in DB.]
Japanese world 2038 Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 63. Pg. 63: "reeling out statistics of effectual imprisonment, of starvation rationing, of 'immorality' (he meant lesbianism) in ex-Japanese production hives, these enforced convents of young women and girls "; Pg. 65: "Thirty years on and it was plain to see the really significant thing was that Japan had achieved the age-old dream. China and Japan became one. And my goodness, didn't the world feel it! "; Pg. 123: "Atha had assisted at the more conventional religious services in Kaoru's character shrine. He had attended Tampopo, Diamonds Are Forever, the NBC serial of Genji Monogatari. " [Many other refs., not in DB.]
Japanese world 2046 Bear, Greg. Eternity. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 212. Pg. 212: "Karen put on a silk kimono, given to her by a group of survivors in Japan thirty years before... "; Pg. 245: "A Japanese graveyard... the carved lava pagoda-shaped headstones and crosses. " [Some other refs., not in DB.]
Japanese world 2047 Bear, Greg. Queen of Angels. New York: Warner Books (1994; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 83. "...angels floated above the bed at night singing soft lullabies while ancient Japanese sages advised on the mahayana, heads like long melons, wise eyes crinkling with cosmic humor...

E Hassida specialized in aliens. Half Japanese half Hispanglish, he alternated between bright primary colors of Mayan/Mexican motifs and the calm earth pastels of old Japan; between landscapes and transformed pop. " [Other refs. not in DB.]

Japanese world 2050 Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann. Last Refuge. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 143. "'...Then there's Ito Kurasawa and his girlfriend Kyoko, a doctor who headed the radioactive medicine department at the Hiroshima University Hospital in Japan. Kurasawa-san held the patents on a lot of the recycling inventions used in AmCan.' " [Some other ref. to these characters, not in DB. See, for example, pg. 168.]
Japanese world 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 101. "...could not come from any of the engineering works associated with major phyles--Nippon, New Atlantis, Hindustan, the First Distributed Republic being prime suspects...' "
Japanese world 2075 Herbert, Frank & Brian Herbert. Man of Two Worlds. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1986); pg. 246. "'What's fugu?'

'You don't know? I assumed everyone knew. The samurai warriors of Japan originated the custom. Fugu is Japanese for the blowfish or pufferfish. We hire licensed Japanese fugu chefs.' " [More here. Also pg. 289-290.]

Japanese world 2082 Haldeman, Joe. Buying Time. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1989); pg. 15. Pg. 15: "He sat in his room for an hour of concentrated thought, then punched up a long number from memory and had a brief conversation in Japanese. "; Pg. 45: "He was unable to read either Japanese or Chinese, in both of which he had been fluent, and could speak only a few phrases. "
Japanese world 2093 Kube-McDowell, Michael. The Quiet Pools. New York: Ace (1990); pg. 51-52. "Yotama Kimura led Dryke to the back of the clean room... 'Anna, please show Mr. Dryke what you found.'...

'I hope that is adequate, Mr. Dryke?' asked Kimura anxiously.

Dryke nodded, a satisfie expression on his face. 'That's all I neeed,' Dryke said. 'One step closer to Jeremiah. One step at a time. I hope that you've pointed me in the right direction.'

'We share that hope,' Kimura said.

'I want you to document what you've shown me, then pack up the jammer and send it down to Brazil for safekeeping.'

'Immediately,' Kimra said. 'Is there anything else that I can do?'

...'You can point me toward a bed,' he said.

Kimura smiled. 'There are sleep tanks in Flight Operations and in Biulding 7.'

'Flight Operations, please,' he said. Because when I wake up I'll be leaving for Santiago. "

Japanese world 2100 Gloss, Molly. The Dazzle of Day. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 9. Pg. 9: "...the Friends who are joining us in this migration have Japanese names, English, Norwegian... "; Pg. 11: "...and they bell me of balance and proportion, scale and siting, the compact order of a Japanese garden. "
Japanese world 2100 Heinlein, Robert A. Starship Troopers. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1959); pg. 40-41. "'Just myself, sir.'

'As you say. Name?'

'Shujimi, sir.'

Zim's eyes widened. 'Any relation to Colonel Shujimi?'

'I have the honor to be his son, sir.'

'Ah so! Well! Black Belt?'

'No, sir. Not yet.'

[The spar briefly and Shujimi does well, while previously an American and two German recruits are dispatched easily by the Sergeant in hand-to-hand combat.]... 'Banzai!' Zim yelled and grinned.

'Arigato,' Shujimi answered and grinned back.

...Shujimi slapped the ground with free hand; Zim let him up at once. They bowed to each other.

'Another fall, sir?'

'Sorry. We've got work to do. Some other time, eh? For fun. . . and honor. Perhaps I should have told you; your honorable father trained me.'

'So I had already surmised, sir. Another time it is.' " [This character appears later in book. Other refs. not in DB.]

Japanese world 2100 Vinge, Joan D. "Eyes of Amber " in Analog: Readers' Choice: Vol. 2 (Stanley Schmidt, ed.) New York: David Publications (1981; story copyright 1977); pg. 234. [Year indeterminate.] "like Japanese lanterns hanging on the drooping snarl of ice-bound branches in a distant thicket. "
Japanese world 2106 May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 58. "An ethnic assay of the travelers showed significant numbers of Anglo-Saons, Celts, Germans, Slavs, Latins, Native Americans, Arabs, Turks and other Central Asiatics, and Japanese. " [Also, one of main characters has a Japanese name: Mishima, but her ethnicity doesn't appear to be an issue.]
Japanese world 2110 May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 198. "Almost all of the other prisoners were still lying as though drugged. But Felice was up, and Basil the Alpine climber, and the two Japanese ronin. " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Japanese world 2110 May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 139-140. "Other time-travelers were reacting to their imprisonment according to their individual psychology... Two Japanese ronin, sans swords but otherwise attired in handsome fourteenth-century armor, were playing goban with a decamole board. "
Japanese world 2127 Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 306. "'...The Japanese fleet might threaten Chinese trade...' "
Japanese world 2150 McHugh, Maureen F. China Mountain Zhang. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 130. "I keep telling him he should learn Japanese but he is studying scientific stuff and all of the important stuff from the 20th and 21st centuries is in English. " [Also pg. 290]
Japanese world 2166 Farmer, Philip Jose. "Riders of the Purple Wage " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1967); pg. 645. "'Let's see. Samisen. A Japanese instrument with three strings. The Triple Revolution document and the Trinity again...' "
Japanese world 2182 Cowper, Richard. "Out There Where the Big Ships Go " in The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: 24th Series (Edward L. Ferman, ed.) New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1982); pg. 132. "The Japanese, with their long tradition of Zen and go, were the first to become enmeshed in the infinite subtleties of The Game, and within a matter of weeks the great toy factories of Kobe and Nagoya were churning out Kalire sets by the million. " [Some other refs., not in DB.]
Japanese world 2196 Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Rama II. New York: Bantam (1989); pg. 10. Pg. 10: "...the quiet, almost mechanical Japanese pilot Yamanaka... "; Pg. 33: "She imagined that this particular flight had come from Tokyo, the undisputed economic capital of the world before The Great Chaos. After being devastated by their lack of raw materials during the lean years in the middle of the century, the Japanese were now prosperous again as the world returned to a free market. "; Pg. 52: "The Japanese scientist was proposing to Nicole that they spend the rest of the day at the office of his personal physician... " [A Japanese main character. Many refs. throughout novel, not in DB.]
Japanese world 2200 Heinlein, Robert A. Double Star. New York: Ballantine (1986; first ed. 1956); pg. 64. "Compared with them [Martians], the ancient Japanese with their giri and gimu, were outright anarchists. "
Japanese world 2237 Butler, Octavia E. Dawn. New York: Warner Books (1997; c. 1987); pg. 66. "'Do either of you speak English?'

The larger one of the two Oankali--Lilith thought this one was female--spoke in a language neither Oankali nor English. This confused her at first. Then she realized the language sounded like Japanese.

'Fukumoto-san?' she asked hopefully.

There was another burst of what must have been Japanese, and she shook her head. 'I don't understand,' she said in Oankali. These words she had learned quickly through repetition. The only Japanese words that came quickly to mind were stock phrases from a trip she had made years before to Japan: Konichiwa, arigato gozaimaso, sayonara. . . . " [Some other refs., not in DB.]

Japanese world 2330 Knight, Damon. "Forever " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1981); pg. 228. "The other was a Japanese woman, Michiki Yamagata, who at the time she took the elixir had been sixteen years of age. " [More about her.]
Japanese world 2350 Bester, Alfred. The Stars My Destination. New York: Berkley Publishing (1975; c. 1956); pg. 9. "The Japanese beetle, the citrus scale, the chestnut blight... spread to every corner of the world... "
Japanese world 2599 Piper, H. Beam. The Other Human Race in Fuzzy Papers (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1964); pg. 201. "'...I don't know any of the [Fuzzy] language, and he only has a few tapes... It's a hell of a language; sounds like Old Terran Japanese more than anything else...' "
Japanese world 3332 Attanasio, A. A. Radix. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1981); pg. 321. "One book was the Zen monk Dogen's teachings; the other was a copy of the ancient samurai Musashi's Five Rings, a book of strategy. Nobu consulted both often, consistently amazed at how apt the advice was after so many centuries. "
Javanese Europe 1918 Newman, Kim. The Bloody Red Baron. New York: Carroll & Graf (1995); pg. 42. "She turned to look at him and was indeed beautiful. She claimed to be half-Javanese, but Beauregard knew she was the daughter of a Dutch hatter and his provincial wife. "
Javanese galaxy 3000 Foster, Alan Dean. The Howling Stones. New York: Ballantine (1998; c. 1997); pg. 3. "Pulickel [Tomochelor]... was shorter than the Commonwealth average, slim but well built, his olive-hued skin reflective of his ethnic heritage. His features were small, fine even, and distinctly nonthreatening. Similar in appearance to the superb wood carvings his Javanese ancestors had turned out in quantity, he revealed his inner humanity only when he smiled, his teeth a slash of perfect white like an ivory inlay set among paduk wood. " [This, the main character, is Javanese, although is his ethnicity is mentioned only here.]
Javanese galaxy 3000 Le Guin, Ursula K. "The Word for World is Forest " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 37. "Some officer on King or New Java had gone spla and was trying a coup de planete. " [Also pg. 80, 87, 94-94, etc.]
Javanese Indonesia 1900 Lanier, Sterling E. "A Father's Tale " in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) USA: Bluejay Books (1984); pg. 144. "'...and all the time--among themselves--they plot. When the day come, they kill all my Javanese boys quickly...' "
Javanese world 2200 Bell, M. Shayne. Nicoji. New York: Baen (1991); pg. 12. "...then a downpour came in an explosion of sound that made me remember Javanese rock concerts. "
Jedi/The Force* Coruscant -99998 B.C.E. Bear, Greg. Star Wars: Rogue Planet. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 4. Pg. 4: "Though he loved the Jedi training, stuffing himself into such tight philosophical garments was not easy... "; Pg. 6: "Fear, hatred, anger . . . The old trio Anakin fought every day of his life, though he revealed his deepest emotions to only one man: Obi-Wan Kenobi, his master in the Jedi Temple. " [Many other refs. throughout novel, particularly to Anakin's Jedi training. Only a few examples in DB.]
Jedi/The Force* Coruscant -99998 B.C.E. Bear, Greg. Star Wars: Rogue Planet. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 6. "Mace Windu strode down a narrow side hall in the main dormitory of the Jedi Temple, lost in thought, his arms tucked into his long sleeves, and was nearly bowled over by a trim young Jedi who dashed from a doorway. Mace stepped aside deftly, just in time, but stuck out an elbow and deliberately clipped the younger Jedi, who spun around.

'Pardon me, Master,' Obi-Wan Kenobi apologized, bowing quickly. 'Clumsy of me.'

'No harm,' Mace Windu said. 'Though you should have known I was here.'

'Yes. The elbow. A correction. I'm appreciative.' "

Jedi/The Force* Coruscant -99998 B.C.E. Bear, Greg. Star Wars: Rogue Planet. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 25. "This raised his neck hair in a way no static discharge could explain. It was as if he faced the primitive gods of the garbage pit, the real masters of this place, yet to think this even for a moment went against all of his training. The Force is everywhere and demands nothing, neither obeisance nor awe. "

Jedi/The Force*, continued


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