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|Kazakh||world||2005||Aldiss, Brian. Somewhere East of Life. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1994); pg. 337.||"There's also an old saying--Kazakh in origin, I believe--which states, 'Never trust the tussock of grass you sit down on: it does not understand you, you do not understand it.' Well, I didn't understand enmity at that time. Pikuli was the tussock I happened to sit down on. "|
|Kazakh||world||2018||Bova, Ben. Voyager II: The Alien Within. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 131.||"'...Moslem fanatics want to split the Kazakh and other Asian republics away from the USSR. Riots break out in Moscow...' " [Also pg. 277.]|
|Kazakh||world||2018||Bova, Ben. Voyager II: The Alien Within. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 267.||"'The International Peacekeeping Force? How does one fight them? They are not a nation. Do we attack their headquarters in Oslo? Do we attack their field stations scattered across central Africa? Every nation in the West and most of the Third World nations in Africa and Asia would rise up against us. The Uzbeks and Kazakhs and Ukrainians would love that, wouldn't they?' "|
|Kazakh||world||2036||Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 169.||"Here and there, they'd spotted nomadic Kazakhs and a few Torgut Mongols herding sheeps, horses, cattle, and camels. "|
|Kazakh||world||2200||Zelazny, Roger. This Immortal. New York: Ace Books (1966); pg. 138.|| "'What about his dietary habits?'
'Acquired, through imposition. Lots of primitive people bled their cattle. The Kazaks did it until the twentieth century, and the Todas...' "
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||California: Berkeley||1995||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 66.||"...his Quebec Winter Carnival T-shirt was visible underneath. He'd never been more shocked than when an American student had mistaken the Bonhomme on the shirt for the giant Stay-Puft marshmallow man from Ghostbusters--something akin to confusing Uncle Sam with Colonel Sanders. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 285.|| "The boy was carrying a big white bag with KFC in red on the side of it.
'You stopped for food?' Sullivan demanded, glancing around even as he stepped forward; he had meant it to sound angry, but he found that he was laughing, and he hugged Elizalde...
Sullivan looked dubiously at the boy, and then at the Kentucky Fried Chicken bag the boy was carrying, and he tried to think of some pun about finger-lickin' good; he couldn't, and made do with saying, 'Let's get in out of the rain,' though of course it wasn't raining. "
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 291.|| "...to buy supplies... and more Kentucky Fried Chicken, and a box of sidewalk chalk... When they had got back... then they had torn open the KFC bags. The chicken was now gone, and Sullivan had had several of the beers.
He tossed the chicken bone onto his newspaper place mat... 'could you pass me that muffin?'
...'Why do you call it a muffin?'
He stared back at her. 'Well, it's . . . a little round thing made out of dough.'
'So's your head, but I don't call it a muffin. This is a roll.' She picked it up and leaned across the newspapers to hold it out...
'Keep the roll,' he said. 'I had my heart set on a muffin.' "
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||California: Orange County||2027||Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 163.||"So Abe drives then to Brookhurst and Garden Grove, and they find no sign of a wreck. They see only:... A Kentucky Colonel's... A Pizza Hut... "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||galaxy||1367 C.E.||Banks, Iain M. Consider Phlebas. New York: St. Martin's Press (1987); pg. 59.||"She extended another finger. 'Kraiklyn: he's had this craft since any of us have known him. He says he won it in a game of Damage somewhere, just before the war. I know he plays the game but I don't know how good he is. Anyway, that's his business. Officially we're called the KFC, Kraiklyn's Free Company, and he's the boss...' "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||Missouri||1990||Simmons, Dan. "The Death of the Centaur " in Prayers to Broken Stones. New York: Bantam (1992; c. 1990); pg. 326.||"Picked up some chicken at Col. Sanders. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||New York||1988||Ziemianski, Dale D. "The Mirror " in L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future (Algis Budrys, ed.) Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (2000; c. 1988); pg. 141.||"'A tape recorder played Nina Simone. The discarded bones of Colonel Sanders' Kentucky Fried lay on a platter. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||New York: New York City||1987||Williams, Walter Jon. "Mortality " in Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 435.||"Fast food containers were everywhere, a bewildering variety that strongly represented Chinese places, pizza joints, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||North Carolina||2000||McDowell, Ian. "Sunflowers " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 102.||"The building next door was a KFC. A scrawny raccoon scrambled out of a trashcan and down a storm drain, trailing chicken bones in its wake. As they passed the drain, Kelly saw its mask peering up at them from the gloom and wondered if it preferred Traditional or Extra Crispy. She always preferred Church's herself... " [Referring to a fast food restaurant chain which began in Salt Lake City, Utah.]|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||South Carolina||1981||Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 680.||"'Pull over here,' Saul said, pointing to an empty parking lot near a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||USA||1967||Grimwood, Ken. Replay. New York: Arbor House (1986); pg. 70.||"IBM, surprisingly, remained stagnant all the away through 1965, though it took off again the following year. Fast-food chains--Jeff chose Denny's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and McDonald's--went through a big slump in 1967, before skyrocketing up an average five hundred percent one year later. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||USA||1999||Lowry, Lois. "Rage " in Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future (Michael Cart, ed.) New York: Scholastic Press (1999); pg. 110.||"We ate Kentucky Fried Chicken, turned on the news, and settled in. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||Virginia||2025||Swanwick, Michael & William Gibson. "Dogfight " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1985); pg. 61.||"Norman Rockwell's portrait of the colonel regarded Deke dispassionately from the Kentucky Fried across Richmond Road... "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||world||1940||Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: In the Balance. New York: Ballantine (1994); pg. 435.|| "'That was great, Colonel. A real lifesaver.'
'Colonel?' The colored fellow spat in the dirt of the trench. 'You know damn well I'm not a colonel. Why don't you just call me by my name? I'm Charlie Sanders, and you could have found it out by askin'.'
'Charlie, that was good chicken,' Mutt said solemnly. 'I'm obliged.'
'Huh?' Sanders said. Then he scrambled up out of the trench and dashed away toward the next couple of foxholes maybe thirty yards off. "
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||world||1970||Zelazny, Roger. Nine Princes of Amber in The Chronicles of Amber, vol. 1. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (c. 1970); pg. 45.||Pg. 45: "We looked around us, and we saw a picture of a gent who sells Kentucky Fried Chicken in another place, staring down at us from a big sing. "; Pg. 46: "We drove over to Kenni Roi's and got us a bucket full of Kentucki Fried Lizzard Partes and another bucket of weak, salty-tasting beer. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||world||2050||Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 91.||Pg. 91: "'The hour of noon has passed,' said Judge Fang. 'Let us go and get some Kentucky Fried Chicken.'...The House of the Venerable and Inscrutable Colonel was what they called it when they were speaking Chinese. Venerable because of his goatee, white as the dogwood blossom, a badge of unimpeachable credibility in Confucian eyes... He had once reduced Chang to a state of catalepsis by describing an avenue in Brooklyn that was lined with fried chicken establishments for miles, all of them ripoffs of Kentucky Fried Chicken. "|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||Wyoming||1984||Willis, Connie. "Blued Moon " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1984); pg. 245.||"...the only land not covered with Kentucky Fried Chickens and Arbys... "|
|Khmer Rouge||Cambodia||1993||Wilson, Robert Charles. The Harvest. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 236.||"'...The Romans left unwanted children to die by the side of the road... How horrible. Well, it is horrible . . . but compared to what? The century of Auschwitz, of Hiroshima and the Khmer Rouge?...' "|
|kibbutzim||California||1975||Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 201.||-|
|kibbutzim||galaxy||2250||Dick, Philip K. A Maze of Death. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1970); pg. 25.|| "'I'm too busy,' the clerk said. He counted out ten pint jars of the kibbutz's main product and passed them to Morley in a bag...
'No carton?' Morley said.
'Scram,' the clerk said.
Morley put one of the jars out, making sure that they were indeed class AA. They were. 'Marmalade from Tekel Upharsin Kibbutz' the label declared. 'Made from genuine Seville oranges...
Back again at the noser parking area he began getting the pints of marmalade stored away in the Morbid Chicken. The one good thing this kibbutz produced, he said to himself... " [More here. Also pg. 216. May be other refs.]
|kibbutzim||Israel||1955||Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 62.||"'You know,' she said, 'I know a girl, a Jewish girl. And she went to Israel. And she worked on a farm. And she was out there in the desert . . . she carried a gun while she worked. And they all ate together, and everything they owned belonged to all of them, and they didn't get any money, they were part of this--' She hesitated. 'I don't know the name. It's a Jewish word. Sort ofa community settlement...' "|
|kibbutzim||Israel||1979||Ing, Dean. Soft Targets. New York: Tor (1996; c. 1979); pg. 57.||Pg. 57: "If young kibbutz women strayed into Neturay Karta haunts in short sleeves or worse, shorts, they risked being stoned by fundamentalists who would rather have a dark carcass putrefying in the street than have it removed by a girl in such scandalous garb. Everett had heard of retaliatory raids by kibbutzim to break a few heads in the old quarter. Until now it had seemed a joke to Everett, albeit a bad one. But Chaim Mardor was no joke; he had shot down a passerby as if eradicating vermin. To Mardor it had to be a sort of holy war; an Arab's jehad. And there could be no greater glory for some than to die in a jehad. ";
Pg. 60: "...a partial listing of towns containing Friends of the Kibbutz members. It was a long list. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
|kibbutzim||Israel||1980||Disch, Thomas M. On Wings of Song. New York: St. Martin's Press (1978); pg. 16.||"Daniel's father was a refugee too, though his case was different from most. His mother had been American, his father a native-born Israeli. He'd grown up on a kibbutz four miles from the Syrian border, and gone to the University in Tel Aviv, majoring in chhemistry. "|
|kibbutzim||Israel||1981||Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 510.||Pg. 510: "She turned east onto a gravel road and followed a sign for Kibbutz Ma'agan Mikhael until another, narrower lane intersected it. "; Pg. 512: "'That is what it was when I came here right after the war,' said Saul. 'First we built and enlarged Kibbutzum Gaash, Kfar Vitkin, and Ma'agan Mikhael. After the War of Independence, David and Rebecca built their farm here . . .'
'It's an estate!' said Natalie. " [More here, also pg. 557, 877.]
|kibbutzim||Israel||2050||Benford, Gregory. Jupiter Project. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1980); pg. 28.|| "'I did a little researching, though, and turned up a study. Sexual Suppression in Closed Communities, it was called. It turns out that in places like the Israeli kibbutzim, nobody gets laid either, unless they're married. There's a thing called 'outgroup bonding' that forms. Like an incest taboo, almost. You get to feeling you can't have sex or romance with a member of the group you grew up with. The pressure is always on you to defend against some threat, so you get in the habit of thinking about girls as if they're allies. Not, y'know, potential lovers.'
'You think that explains it?' Ishi asked.
'Sure. Hell, the author of the study gave the Can as an example. She said we'll probably work out the same way as the kibbuzim. I think that's why the study was done in the first place -- to find out what to expect out here.' "; Pg. 41: "Maybe Zak's kibbutzim analogy was right after all. "
|kibbutzim||Kansas||1992||Dick, Philip K. Ubik. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1969); pg. 28.|| "'I don't have a quarter,' he said.
'At the kibbutz,' Pat said, 'everything is free.'
'Free!' He stared at her. 'That's not economically feasible. How can it operate on that basis? for more than a month?'
...'Our salaries are paid in and we're credited with having done our job. The aggregate of our earnings underwrites the kibbutz as a whole. Actually, the Topeka Kibbutz has shown a profit for several years; we, as a group, are putting in more than we're taking out.' " [More. See also pg. 41.]
|kibbutzim||Mars||1994||Dick, Philip K. Martian Time-Slip. New York: Ballantine (1981; c. 1964); pg. 83.||"Those Israeli girls . . . that's where Steiner was, with a kibbutzful of them... "|
|kibbutzim||New York: New York City||2076||Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 339.||Pg. 339: "After all, we were dedicating this tree to Michael. Looking across the compound I could see the other trees the kibbutz had planted, each dedicated to a fallen soldier. "; Pg. 341: "We reached the mess hall. Most of the kibbutz was carved out of the glassed remains of the city. We had destroyed most of the older buildings, but this section... "|
|kibbutzim||Solomon's Row||2075||Baker, Virginia. "Rachel's Wedding " in Writers of the Future: Volume V (Algis Budrys, ed.). Los Angeles: Bridge Publications (1989); pg. 82.|| "'That is not the purser, I think,' Sara said to Jacob. A dozen members of the kibbutz stood with them. Other kibbutzniks--a growing group of them--clustered close on the other side of the bay, some with breathers hung limp at their necks... Marta Bunt, certainly the oldest woman of the kibbutz--one who had been born on the eve of the Six Day War and had been six months of the Orthodox Civil Conflict before fleeing to Paris, to New York, to here--stood on her toes to whisper in Sara's ear. 'Poul. This is the Rebbe Poul. Meyer does not lead them...'
Jacob turned to Moshe, a big red-haired kibbutznik who smiled... " [Many other refs., not in DB. 'Solomon's Row is an asteroid in orbit around the Earth, colonized by Jews.]
|kibbutzim||Solomon's Row||2075||Baker, Virginia. "Rachel's Wedding " in Writers of the Future: Volume V (Algis Budrys, ed.). Los Angeles: Bridge Publications (1989); pg. 120.|| "The Hasids whispered among themselves. The kibbutzniks looked at one another, raising eyebrows...
A sight broke out among the kibbutzniks. Around the room, the Hasid students appraised one another. " [This story features frequent tension between the liberal Jewish kibbutzniks who were the original settlers of Solomon's Row, and the newly arrived Orthodox Hasidic Jews. Many refs. not in DB.]
|kibbutzim||world||2200||Arnason, Eleanor. A Woman of the Iron People. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 401.||"Nia entered, dressed in light grey shorts and a burgundy shirt. The shirt had big white letters on it. They said, 'Best Wishes from the Iroquois Confederation.' "|
|Kickapoo||USA||2025||Chang, Glenn. "In the Blood " in The Edge of Space. New York: Elsevier/Nelson Books (1979); pg. 105.||"'A joint Indian community we helped set up,' Anna said. 'Pimas and Kickapoos. The Kickapoos are more amenable and open to change; they maintain the collectors, the generators, all the survival systems. The Pimas grow the crops, teach the rituals--sort of caretakers of the old way of life.' "|
|Kikembu||Kenya||1986||Bishop, Michael. No Enemy But Time. New York: Timescape (1982); pg. 14.||"Despite having lived his entire life among the agricultural Kikembu people (Karakal's [Kenya's] largest single ethnic group), thomas Babington Mubia had never given up the hunting arts of the Wanderobo. "; Pg. 15: "Ngwati, the Kikembu called it. This was a piece of frayed-looking skin... " [Other references to the fictional Kikembu in book, but not in DB.]|
|Kikembu||Kenya||1986||Bishop, Michael. No Enemy But Time. New York: Timescape (1982); pg. 16.||"'During the war, the second one, I walked to Bravanumbi from Makoleni, my home village, and enlisted for service against the evil minions of Hitler in North Africa... When I returned to Makoleni, three of my wives had divorced me by returning to their families. I was Wanderobo; they were Kikembu. Although Helen was also Kikembu, she had waited.' "|
|Kikembu||Kenya||1987||Bishop, Michael. No Enemy But Time. New York: Timescape (1982); pg. 333.||"'These trainees are members of the Kikembu tribe. In their society, Mr. Kampa, one of the punishments reserved for sorcerers--evil persons who inflict illness or misfortune on their neighbors...' "|
|Kikuyu||Africa||2008||McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 105.||"'...He was a worthless man. He abandoned my daughter after six nights for a woman wrestler. A Kikuyu woman wrestler, indeed. I fear my chances of getting my cattle back are remote...' "|
|Kikuyu||galaxy||2129||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 21.|| "'You must never underestimate the power of tradition... The Kikuyu turned their backs on their traditions once; the result is a mechanized, impoverished, overcrowded country that is no longer populated by Kikuyu, or Maasai, or Luo or Wakamba, but by a new, artificial tribe known only as Kenyans. We here on Kirinyaga [a planetoid] ar true Kikuyu, and we will not make that mistake again. If the rains are late, a ram must be sacrificed. If a man's veracity is questioned, he must undergo the ordeal of the githani trial. If an infant is born with a thahu upon it, it must be put to death.'
'Then you intend to continue to kill any children that are born feetfirst?' she asked.
'That is correct,' I responded.
A drop of sweat rolled down her face as she looked directly at me and said: 'I don't know what Maintenance's reaction will be.'
'According to our charter, Maintenance is not permitted to interfere with us,' I reminded her. "
|Kikuyu||galaxy||2129||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 25.||"I told them the tale of... why the nine Kikuyu tribes are named after Gikuyu's nine daughters... "|
|Kikuyu||galaxy||2131||Resnick, Mike. "Kirinyaga " (published 1988) in The Norton Book of Science Fiction (Ursula K. Le Guin & Brian Atterbery, editors). New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (1993); pg. 716.||"In the beginning, Ngai lived alone atop the mountain called Kirinyaga... He created three sons, who became the fathers of the Masai, the Kamba, and the Kikuyu races... "; Pg. 720: "I, alone, of my people, planted no crops, for the Kikuyu feed their mundumugu... I learned what I could from the computer, then walked outside and scanned the horizon while two naked children took turns chasing a small dog... "; Pg. 723: "'The Kikuyu turned their backs on their traditions once; the result is a mechanized, overcrowded country that is no longer populated by Kikuyu, or Masai, or Luo, or Wakamba, but by a new, artificial tribe known only as Kenyans. We here on Kirinyaga are true Kikuyu, and will not make that mistake again.' " [Many other refs. not in DB.]|
|Kikuyu||galaxy||2131||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 54.||"On the other hand was the threat to the social order we had labored so diligently to establish on Kirinyaga. Men and women knew their responsibilities and accepted them happily... to the Kikuyu He had given the digging stick and the fertile land surrounding the sacred fig tree on the slopes of Kirinyaga... We had come to the world of Kirinyaga to create a perfect Kikuyu society, a Kikuyu Utopia... "|
|Kikuyu||Kenya||1975||Shea, Robert & Robert Anton Wilson. Illuminatus, Vol. III: Leviathan. New York: Dell (1975); pg. 106.|| "The image formed, and, to his amazement and amusement, it was identical with certain symbols an old Kikuyu witch doctor had once drawn when explaining the doctrine of 'fan-shaped destiny' to him.
As the book closed in Kenya, the drums of Orabi stopped abruptly. "
|Kikuyu||Kenya||2123||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 4.|| "'That you can tun your back on Kenya and go live on some terraformed planetoid, just because you want to wake up to the sight of a handful of animals grazing.'
'I did not turn my back on Kenya, Edward,' I said patiently. 'Kenya turned its back on us.'
'That simply isn't so,' he said. 'The President and mos tof his cabinet are Kikuyu. You know that.'
'They call themselves Kikuyu,' I said. 'That does not make them Kikuyu.'
'They are Kikuyu!' he insisted.
'The Kikuyu do not live in cities that were built by Europeans,' I replied. 'They do not dress as Europeans. They do not worship the Europeans' god. And they do not drive European machines,' I added pointedly. 'Your vaunted President is still a kehee--a boy who has not undergone the circumcision ritual.'
'If he is a boy, then he is a fifty-seven-year-old boy.' "
|Kikuyu||Kenya||2129||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 21.||"'You must never underestimate the power of tradition... The Kikuyu turned their backs on their traditions once; the result is a mechanized, impoverished, overcrowded country that is no longer populated by Kikuyu, or Maasai, or Luo or Wakamba, but by a new, artificial tribe known only as Kenyans. "|
|Kikuyu||Kenya||2129||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 14-15.||"'In the beginning, Ngai lived alone atop the mountain called Kirinyaga. In the fullness of time He created three sons, who became the fathers of the Maasai, the Kamba, and the Kikuyu races, and to each son He offered a spear, a bow, and a digging stick. The Maasia chose the spear... The Kamba chose the bow... But Gikuyu, the first Kikyuyu, knew that Ngai loved the earth and the seasons, and chose the digging stick. To reward him for this Ngai not only taught him the secrets of the seed and the harvest, but gave him Kirinyaga, with its holy fig tree and rich lands. The sons and daughters of Gikuyu remained on Kirinyaga until the white man came and took their lands away... Even I, who am a mundamugu--a witch doctor--was born in the city... nor have I seen Kirinyaga as Ngai meant it to be seen, for a bustling, overcrowded city of three million inhabitants covers its slopes... and now know it only as Mount Kenya. "|
|Kikuyu||world||2026||Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. x.||"Reactions among other Gaian leaders are more cautions. 'This is an exciting development, but it's important not to let the sexiness and glamour of the 'holy places' idea make us lose sight of the homelier truth that all ground is holy ground,' advises Michael Kamante, Chief Steward of the Kikuyu Mission. . . . "|
|Kikuyu||world||2123||Resnick, Mike. Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 1.|| "Ngai is the creator of all things. He made the lion and the elephant, the vast savannah and the towering mountains, the Kikuyu and the Maasai and the Wakamba.
Thus, it was only reasonable for my father's father and his father's father to believe that Ngai was all-powerful. Then the Europeans came, and they killed all the animals, and they covered the savannahs with their factories and the mountains with their cities, and they assimilated the Maasai and the Wakamba, and one day all that was left of what Ngai had created was the Kikuyu.
And it was among the Kikuyu that Ngai waged His final battle against the god of the Europeans. " [The entire book is about a Kikuyu colony planet, Kirinyaga, so book is full of references to Kikuyu culture, religion, history, etc. Most references are not in DB.]
|Kiowa||Kansas||1881||Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 9.|| "...the prairie south of Fort Dodge, Kansas... He raised the Springfield carbine to his shoulder and fired at one of the Kiowas fleeing before him. The Indian, one of the rearmost of Satanta's raiding part, did not fall.
Custer loaded another cartridge into the carbine's breech and fired again. Again, the shot was useless. The Kiowa turned on his pony for a Parthian shot. Fire and smoke belched from the muzzle of his rifle. The bullet kicked up a puff of dust ten or fifteen yards in front of Custer.
He fired again, and so did the Kiowa. The Indian's Tradegar Works carbine, a close copy of the British Martini-Henry, had about the same performance as his own weapon. Both men missed once more. The Kiowa gave all his attention back to riding, bending low over his pony's neck and coaxing from the animal every bit of speed it had.
'They're gaining on us, the blackhearted savages!' Custer shouted to his troopers... "
|Kiowa||Kansas||1881||Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 10.|| "From long experience, the Kiowas understood U.S. horn calls as well as any calvary trooper. Their heads went up as if they were game fearing it would be flushed from cover...
They pounded past a farmhouse the Kiowas had burned in a raid a couple of years earlier. Custer recognized those ruins; they meant he was less than a mile from the border with the Indian Territory. Up ahead, the Kiowas squeezed still more from their ponies... " [More refs., not all in DB.]
|Kiowa||South Dakota||1989||Simmons, Dan. Phases of Gravity. New York: Bantam (1989); pg. 270.|| "'You say the mountain is also sacred to the Sioux?'
The old man shrugged. 'The Arapahoes received a medicine here they could burn to make sweet smoke for their rituals. The Apache received the gift of a magic horse medicine; the Kiowas the sacred kidney of a bear. The Sioux say they received a pipe from the mountain...' "
|Kiowa||USA||1872||Anderson, Poul. The Boat of a Million Years. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 219.||"His inquiries had informed him of a Kiowa medicine man, Owl Prophet, who called for a great united thrust that would forever drive the white man from the plais; and last year such horror erupted that Washington's attempts at peace came to an end. "; Pg. 225: "'...I found a new faith among the Kiowas and I'm bringing it to the Nermernuh. Do you know the peyote cactus? It opens a way, it quiets the heart--' " [Book has other references to Kiowas, not in DB.]|
|Kiowa||USA||1872||Anderson, Poul. The Boat of a Million Years. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 241.||"Tarrant nodded, remembering-- The grand alliance of Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho, Quanah its paramound chief. The bloody repulse at Adobe Walls, the year of warfare and manhunt that followed, and the last starvelings, led by Quanah, going ont the reservation in 1875. "|
|Kiowa||USA||1982||Willis, Connie. "Mail-Order Clone " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1982); pg. 206.||Pg. 206: "She comes sauntering out in her Indian nightgown which don't have no sides, just strings to hold it together, and which is open in the front just about down to kingdom come. She's got her hair up in braids, too. That means she's in one of her Indian moods, prancing around not letting me touch her 'cause she's got royal Kiowa blood. ";
Pg. 207: "'How do you know what? You ain't even read the ad.'
'The Kiowa know many things,' she says real mysteriouslike. She pulls that Kiowa stuff whenever she don't have a good answer. She's no more Indian than them old hippies out on the edge of town... So I don't put no faith in this Kiowa stuff. "
|Kiowa||world||2094||Sladek, John. Tik-Tok. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. (1985; 1st printed 1983); pg. 67.||"Hard by the lake shore east of our city lay the campus of the University of Kiowa. Almost every building had been arranged to turn its back on the busy city and face the lake... Like all universities, Kiowa wanted to be taken seriously, but not too seriously. It craved the respect of intellectuals, but it wanted to become a part of 'society', too, an adjunct to the supermarket and the hamburger drive-in. "|
|Kirghiz||Gaia||2046||Bear, Greg. Eternity. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 151.||"...gave them all the fuel they needed, and maps of the Kazakh, Kirghiz and Uzbeki territories of Nordic Rhus. "|
|Kirghiz||Gaia||2046||Bear, Greg. Eternity. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 171.||"Jamal Atta looked up from the swale and flinched. 'Tatars--Kirghiz!' he shouted. 'Hundreds of them!' "; Pg. 172: "'No banners,' Jamal Atta said. 'They're Kirghiz!' We must leave!' " [More, pg. 172-174.]|
|Kirghiz||Kyrgyzstan||1994||Williams, Walter Jon. "Feeding Frenzy " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 245.|| "'...We fly to Kirghizia and scrag the bastard. Nothing easier...'...
'Kirghizia,' Croyd said. 'Lovely name.'...
'Okay,' Shad said. 'Kirghizia it is.' " [Other refs., not in DB, pg. 246.]
|Kirghiz||Kyrgyzstan||2005||Aldiss, Brian. Somewhere East of Life. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1994); pg. 330-332.||Pg. 332: "I could not believe I was hearing correctly. The Afghan War had ended years ago... it was true there had been a famine elsewhere, man-made, because good Kirghizstan grain had been despatched to feed the soldiers returning from the war... Pg. 331: "'How do you know? At night, a second lorry came, delivering bread only to you people, you Kirghizi.'...When we discussed the problem, we decided we should call an urgent meeting of our Kirghizi friends. "; Pg. 332: "Someone else said this, if you can believe it: 'And what about what happened in 1916? A million Kirghizi were slaughtered, by Russians and by these same Uzbeks.'
'That's a million years ago, you fool!' I shouted... At this unhappy hour, news came from Osh reporting pitched battlesin the streets. There, too, Kirghizi and Uzbeks who had once been friends were fighting each other. " [Kirghiz are mentioned elsewhere in the book.]
|Kirghiz||Kyrgyzstan||2020||Griffith. Nicole. Slow River. New York: Ballantine (1995); pg. 201.|| "'...such a high-profile project.'
'High-profile? The Kirghizi project?'
'It is to the Kirghizians.'
And now Lore grins. Second-in-charge of a huge project. The one she has been waiting for. 'When are we scheduled to start?'
'Our contract with the Kirghizian government is vali as of this afternoon...'...
Lore makes several overflights of the Kazakhstan region... The area is suffering from the Soviet Union's disastrous attemps in the middle of the last century to turn the sun-drenched deserts of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenia, and Kirghizia into a vast cotton monoculture... The family has won the first of the multilevel, forty-year programs: to clean up the water table of Kirghizia and route the clean water back to the Aral... " [Many other refs. to this project in book, not in DB.]
|Kirghiz||Kyrgyzstan||2020||Griffith. Nicole. Slow River. New York: Ballantine (1995); pg. 206.||"Then there is some kind of ethnic conflict between the Muslim Kirghizians and their Orthodox neighbors, and many of the local workers are conscripted. "|
|Klamath||Colorado||2049||Knight, Damon. A For Anything. New York: Tor (1990; 1959); pg. 152.|| "The Indian grunted and sat down. 'This is Johnny Partridge,' said Lindley. 'He's a Klamath; his people were chased out of Oregon by the Arapaho about fifty years ago. Not many of them left; Johnny does odd jobs for us now and then, don't you Johnny?'
'Do good job,' said the Indian, taking a steaming mug of coffee from one of the soldiers. He sipped it noisily and handed it back. 'More sugar.' " [More with this character, pg. 152-159.]