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|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 315.|| "'He's in my car,' Sullivan told her. And he remembered the scene in the railway carriage in Through the Looking-Glass, and he added with weary certainty, 'He's a gnat.
Elizalde obviously hadn't understood what he had said, but let herself be hurried along... " [More, pg. 327, 330, 346.]
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||California: Los Angeles||2040||Willis, Connie. Remake. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 82.||"So it was heigh-ho, heigh-ho, off to work we go to find twelve squeaky-cleans I could claim I'd already edited, and what better place to look than Disney?... But animation wipes are comparatively easy, and all Alice in Wonderland had was a few smoke rings, so I was able to finish off the dozen and replenish my stock of deadly potions so at least I didn't have to finish Fantasia... "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||California: San Francisco||1986||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. New York: Pocket Books (1986); pg. 146.|| "'She was standing on a small platform. The glow and hum of a beam of energy faded. In front of her, Kirk James reached up to the controls of a console built to be operated by someone much larger.
'Hello, Alice,' Kirk said. 'Welcome to Wonderland.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||California: San Francisco||1991||Blaylock, James P. The Paper Grail. New York: Ace Books (1991); pg. 99.|| "'Alice Liddell was Lewis Carroll's Alice--Alice in Wonderland,' Howard said.
'Really. And her father's face appeared on a wall? The family hogged more than its share of fame.' " [Some other refs., not in DB, inc. pg. 318 (Cheshire Cat).]
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Colorado||1974||Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 87.||"Team sports. Yes, that's what I said. Mordecai, some months ago, invented an elaborate variant of croquet (based partly on Lewis Carroll's game) that is played by teams of three to seven players. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Czech Republic||2003||Barnes, John. Kaleidoscope Century. New York: Tor (1995); pg. 141.||"'You can read her Alice in Wonderland, and you can both have chocolate and marshmallows, and then you can make her eat your mushroom.' "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Deep Space 9||2370||Friesner, Esther. Warchild (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1994); pg. 53.|| "The last sight that Commander Sisko had of Bashir... was a smug grin.
'Just like the Cheshire cat,' he muttered...
'What, sir?' Kira asked.
'A character from an old Earth children's story. Alice in Wonderland.' Chief O'Brien put in. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Deep Space 9||2400||Reeves-Stevens, Judith & Garfield. The War of the Prophets (Star Trek: DS9 / Millennium Book 2 of 3). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 80.||Pg. 80: "Just for a moment, it seemed to Nog that Karon sensed he was hiding something from her... 'This was one of the fifteen attacks scheduled to . . . to keep the federation off-balance. We know about Project Phoenix and Project Guardian. Even Project Looking Glass. But we can't be sure you don't have other last-moment operations planned.'
...Even he had been told only a few details about it, and those only because of how they might relate to the timing of the Phoenix's mission. As for Looking Glass, that was a code name even he had never heard before. ";
Pg. 322: "'...Operation Looking Glass? That pathetic attempt to attack us in the Mirror Universe--a fiasco?...' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Europe||1984||Farmer, Philip Jose. "A Scarletin Study " in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) USA: Bluejay Books (1984); pg. 203.||Pg. 203: "'...He is learned in both German and English literature and has a fondness for the works of Frank Baum and Lewis Carroll. He often uses characters from them in his paintings. Both writers, by the way, were fond of puns.' "; Pg. 205: "'But first let us consider that Scarletin is equally at home in German or English. He loves the pun-loving Carroll and Baum. So, perhaps due to the contingencies of the situation, he is forced to pun in both languages.' "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Florida||1986||Anthony, Piers. Shade of the Tree. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 156.||"...and we've just discovered that the walls are only mirrors, not really there, so we're floating through the mirror like Alice in wonderland, going on into a nice bright world outside where our night is their day... "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Florida||1994||Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Cradle. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 197.||Pg. 197: "This is nuts, she thought as she watched the carpet move somehow through the window and into the ocean. And Alice thought she was in Wonderland. "; Pg. 275: "The curved wall partitions were colored black and white. There was a small window to the ocean next to the splash pool on her left. The ceilings were low and tight, only a couple of feet above her head, giving her a feeling of claustrophobia. So here I am again, she thought, Back in Wonderland. This time I will take pictures. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||1992||Anthony, Piers and Philip Jose Farmer. The Caterpillar's Question. New York: Ace Books (1992); pg. 126.||"Tappy's smile was so wide it reminded him of the Cheshire cat's grin. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2268||Gilden, Mel. The Starship Trap (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 113.|| "'...With the new technology I have developed around the Aleph, I can do as many as six impossible things before breakfast.'
Now the guy was quoting Through the Looking Glass. More classics. Kirk wondered where it would end. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2285||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. New York: Pocket Books (1982); pg. 86.|| "'We'd like to propose that the sub-elementary particles be designated 'snarks' and 'boojums,' ' March had said. 'When we picked the names, we didn't realize quite how appropriate they were. But after we worked on the math for a while we discovered that the two entities are actually images of one another, one real, one virtual.' He displayed on the auditorium screen a set of formulae, a transformation that proved the mathematical equivalence of the two separate particle-waves.
'Now,' March said with a completely straight face, 'and with apologies to Lewis Carroll:
'In the midst of the word we were trying to say,
He and Madison left the podium.
After the presentation, Spock had heard one normally dignified elder scientist say, laughing, 'If they got bored with science they can go straight into stand-up comedy' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2285||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. New York: Pocket Books (1982); pg. 88.||Pg. 88: "Vance referred to it as 'the extended metaphor' but agreed that 'Boojum Hunt' was a lot more commercial...
'Vance and I just decided to leave something for the troops,' Del said. 'The latest Mad Rabbit.'
'What in heaven's name is a mad rabbit?'
'Do you believe it, Vance, she never heard of us.' Del feigned insult. 'Carol, we were famous.'
...'What Mad Rabbit!'
'I'm Mad,' Vance said, 'and he's Rabbit.'
'As in March Hare. We started a minor revival of Lewis Carroll all by ourselves.'
Carol flung up her hands in resignation. 'Del, I guess you'll let me in on the secret when you get good and ready, right?' ";
Pg. 94: "'For all our Lewis Carrol recitations, for all our doing our amateur comedian number at seminars..' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2285||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. New York: Pocket Books (1982); pg. 92.|| "The framed piece of calligraphy on the wall was the only thing left: he saw no need to put it away, and it seemed silly to take it. He read it over for the first time in quite a while:
Come, listen, my men, while I tell you again
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2285||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. New York: Pocket Books (1984); pg. 14.||Pg. 14: "The matter in the nebula had been blasted apart by the genesis wave, blasted beyond atoms, beyond subatomic particles, beyond quarks, down to the sub-elementary particles that Vance Madison and his partner Del March had whimsically named 'snarks' and 'boojums.' "; Pg. 39: "'...As far as we know yet, the two particles they discovered are the basis of the whole universe--and they named them 'snarks' and 'boojums,' out of a Lewis Carroll poem...' "; Pg. 49: "Vance had invented a small carnivore that he fancifully named the white rabbit, and Del responded by designing the March hare. Its main distinction, he claimed, was complete lunacy. The way he described it, it sounded like a cross between a howler monkey and a gecko. Carol smiled, thinking that it was characteristic of the two young men to design a 'rabbit' that was not a rabbit, and a 'hare' that was not a hare. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2285||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. New York: Pocket Books (1984); pg. 163.||"Aquila unrolled the parchment. In his strong, even calligraphy, Vance had copied seven stanzas of Leis Carroll's 'The Hunting of the Snark.' Those were the stanzas from which Madison and March had taken the terminology for the sub-elementary particles they had described and discovered. Carol remembered the end of the poem: 'For although common Snarks do no manner of harm,/Yet I feel it my duty to say/Some are Boojums--' "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2294||David, Peter. The Captain's Daughter (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 19.||"He regaled her with incredible stories about far-off spheres. About worlds with time portals, or run by supercomputers, or populated by white rabbits and samurai (although the latter even the gullible Demora had thought sounded somewhat farfetched). "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2295||Graf, L. A. War Dragons (Star Trek; "The Captain's Table " Book 1 of 6). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 23.||"Its edges sparkled with transport effect long moments before the center did, and it vanished the same way, with a gleaming curve of cockpit windows lingering to the end like the Cheshire Cat's smile. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2357||David, Peter. Survival (Star Trek: TNG: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 79.|| "'Tania, a question. . . .'
'I don't suppose Alice in Wonderland was a travel guidebook, was it?'
'What?' came the surprised reply. 'What did you say?'
'Oh, nothing. It's not important. I mean, who in his right mind would think that, right? Or would have parents who would tell him that, right?'
'Right,' said Tania, sounding a bit uncertain about the whole conversation. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2367||Weinstein, Howard. Perchance to Dream (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1991); pg. 47.|| "'And then they just disappeared?'
'Just like some sort of cosmic Cheshire cat.'
'Hmm. I don't think I like the sound of that, Captain,' Riker said, a telltale grimness in his voice. 'We'll make our visit to Wonderland as brief as possible. Riker out.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2371||Golden, Christie. The Murdered Sun (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 28.||"'Curiouser and curiouser,' said Paris, 'as Alice said when she fell down the rabbit hole.' "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2372||ab Hugh, Dafydd. The Final Fury (Star Trek: Voyager/Invasion! #4). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 184.||Pg. 184: "'I do not anticipate that the laws of physics will change to suit my present needs.'
'You're too cynical,' said Chakotay. 'I always try to believe six impossible things before breakfast, as the Red Queen said to Alice.'
'Is that reference part of the ancient lore of your people?'
'In a manner of speaking.' Yes, if 'my people' includes Lewis Carroll, thought Chakotay, amused but impassive. ";
Pg. 185: "'Commander Chakotay,' announced Tuvok, 'was taught to believe six impossible things before breakfast.'
Janeway turned, nonplussed by the unexpected reference. 'Yes,' she said, 'as the Red Queen said.'
'But I'm not Alice, and this isn't the looking-glass!' snapped B'Elanna.
Tuvok looked perplexed. 'I must make a mental note to research the original source legends; it is a powerful mythos that holds sway alike over Native American tribes, human Anglo-Saxons, and Klingons.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||David, Peter. Fire on High (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 19.|| "'It's insane, Si Cwan. I feel like Alice.'
'Alice?' His brow furrowed. 'what is an 'Alice'?'
She sighed. 'When I was a little girl, one of my favorite books was Alice in Wonderland. My mother introduced me to it, in fact.'
'I can't say I'm familiar with it.'
'I wouldn't imagine it made the Thallonian best-seller list... It was actually somewhat subversive in its time. It was created to be a satire of Brit-- of a particular Earth government. But functioning in and of itself, it's the story of a young girl who falls down a hole burrowed by an animal called a rabbit and finds herself in a strange and mystical realm in which no one and nothing makes any sense. It has maintained its popularity for centuries.'
'I can easily understand why. Entering a realm that makes no sense? My dear Lieutenant, the technical term for that is 'birth.' Or are you under the mistaken impression that life as a whole makes sense?' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||David, Peter. Fire on High (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 82.||Pg. 82: "'Hello, Morgan,' said the young woman. 'It's me. Cheshire.' "; Pg. 83-84: "'That young woman . . . she seemed to know you. What was her name? Cheshire? You seemed to react quite strongly to it.'
Morgan said nothing, and Kurdwurble studied her closely. 'Is Cheshire a particularly emotional name? A very rare one, perhaps, among humans?'
'Its . . . not common, no. Not as common as John or Bill or . . .' She repressed a smile, which was something she did by habit since she was not particularly inclined to display amusement. 'Or Kurdwurble.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||David, Peter. Fire on High (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 84.|| "He then made it clear that he was not easily distracted as he asked again, 'So, 'Cheshire.'... Is there something about Cheshire that is--?'
'It simply brought back memories,' she said stiffly, turning away from him. 'There was a creature called the Cheshire Cat . . . in a work of fiction entitled Alice in Wonderland. The Cheshire Cat would speak in tantalizing ways and then would slowly vanish, one part of his body at a time, until only his smile remained.'
'His smile I do not think such a thing is possible.'
'Well, it is supposed to be a work of fiction.' " [Some other refs. to the Cheshire Cat, e.g., pg. 86, 187.]
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||David, Peter. Fire on High (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 102.||"'...She called me her 'Party Girl.' 'The Walking Grin.' There was a character called the Cheshire Cat in that book I mentioned to you, Alice in Wonderland, and he always had this big smile. After mom read me that book for the first time, she started calling me Cheshire because I always had this big stupid smile plastered on my face all the time. I felt I didn't dare ever let her see me sad, because I didn't want to take any risk that I might ever depress her...' "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||Golden, Christie. Marooned (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 38.|| "Harry felt his head droop and he jerked it upright. 'B'Elanna,' he began... 'it's oh three thirty. We've done pretty well on Neelix's coffee thus far, but if we keep this up much longer I'm going to start seeing white rabbits with pocket watches running around.'
She narrowed her eyes. What the hell are you talking about, Starfleet?'
Kim was suddenly embarrassed. 'You know,' he stammered as he felt his face grow hot, 'Alice in Wonderland. Didn't your mom read that to you when you were a kid?'
A shadow fell on Torres's face. 'My mother never read to me,' she replied softly.
Kim closed his eyes. Foot in mouth again. 'Well, anyway, it's a children's story. Alice was chasing the white rabbit and fell through the rabbit hole, and . . .'
...'Fell through the rabbit hole,' she echoed softly. She rapidly keyed in some information and gazed at the schematic. 'There's something out of the ordinary going on here, Harry. Not a wormhole, no, but something else...' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||Golden, Christie. Marooned (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 38.|| "She turned to him, grinning. 'Alice in Wonderland, huh? Tell me more.' At Harry's look of utter confusion, she added. 'This is what we call brainstorming, Starfleet. Get our minds out of the rut of the typical. C'mon, what else?'
'Torres, you have totally lost me.'
'Nothing new there.' She softened the words with a friendly wink. 'So, what else?'
...'Queen of Hearts. Caterpillars on mushrooms, the Mad Hatter. Dormouse. Um, Through the Looking Glass. Off with their heads . . . um, tea party--'
'Wait. Looking glass. That's a mirror, right?' Kim nodded. 'Okay, let's run with that. Reflection, funhouse mirror, distortion--oh, my god, Harry, that's it!'
He started to ask what, and then he knew... 'They're somehow reflecting their true path, putting us on a false trail!' he cried.
He was crowding Torres at the computer console, anxious to test their newfound theory that had come to them via Lewis Carroll... "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2373||Golden, Christie. Marooned (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 40.|| "'We'd never even have thought to look for this if you hadn't remembered your Alice in Wonderland story,' said Torres.
'Next time we're stumped, I'll make sure I consult Winnie the Pooh.'Torres looked puzzled but Kim was too busy laughing... "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2375||David, Peter. Excalibur: Restoration (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 44.||Pg. 44: "Yes, the Excalibur had been something of a family to her--but oftentimes it seemed a family to her in the same way that Alice considered the residents of Wonderland a family. In Wonderland, it was as if there was some sort of great, massive joke that everyone else was in on . . . except Alice. That was how Shelby felt. She was like Alice at the Mad hatter's tea party, and oddball residents like McHenry and Kebron were at either end shouting, 'No room! No room!' while Calhoun sat serenely on a large mushroom, observing all the insanity around him with aplomb. She readily admitted to herself that she might be exaggerating her recollections. But if she was, it certainly wasn't by much. ";
Pg. 53: "I'm back in Wonderland, Shelby thought incredulously. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2375||Golden, Christie. Ghost Dance (Star Trek: Voyager/Dark Matters #2). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 90.|| "'What do you mean?' asked Chakotay...
'Do I say what I mean, or mean what I say?'
'Alice in Wonderland,' said Chakotay at once, though it had been decades since he'd read the children's book.
'Welcome to the rabbit hole,' said Coyote, and he vanished. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2375||Mack, David. "The Star Trek: New Frontier Minipedia " in Excalibur: Restoration (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 358.|| "Alice in Wonderland
Common misquote of the title of Lewis Carroll's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, a satire of the 19th-century British government whose plot focuses on a young girl who tumbles through a rabbit hole into a fantastical realm where nothing makes sense. It is often confused with its sequel, Through the Looking Glass. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2375||Mack, David. "The Star Trek: New Frontier Minipedia " in Excalibur: Restoration (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 365.|| "Cheshire Cat, The
A character in the Lewis Carroll book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The Cheshire Cat could slowly turn its body invisible, until all that remained was its enormous grin. Robin Lefler's mother, Morgan Lefler, nicknames her 'Cheshire,' because of Robin's constant efforts to bolster her mother's spirits. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2376||Golden, Christie. "In the Queue " in What Lay Beyond (ST: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 152.|| "A sudden image of a little girl and a white rabbit appeared in her mind. This whole thing reminded her of the famous Lewis Carroll children's story, and she was most definitely cast in the role of Alice. Where, then, was the white rabbit, the one who had lured her here with the . . .
The gateway. She remembered now, remembered it all. The gateway was the rabbit hole into this strange, bizarre world, where the most dignified captain in the fleet had made a clumsy pass to her, where she was reduced to being a terrified cadet or elevated to the equally false rank of a hometown hero. The gateway had been real, and whoever was casting these illusions was real. No white rabbit, but a trickster par excellence. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2376||Martin, Michael A. & Andy Mangels. Cathedral (Star Trek: DS9; "Mission: Gamma " #3 of 4). New York: Pocket Books (2002); pg. -5.||Pg. -5: [Acknowledgments page] "The authors wish to acknowledge that the poem quoted in Chapter 23 comprises the closing lines of Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll--a book much beloved by young Jules Bashir, as well as by many previous generations of youthful adventurers. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2500||Drake, David. The Tank Lords. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 123.||"The neon sign was unlighted, but Sparrow knew it well--a cat with a Cheshire grin, gesturing with a forepaw toward her lifted haunches. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||2786||Clarke, Arthur C. The Songs of Distant Earth. New York: Ballantine (1986); pg. 118.||"They all go as gifts for special occasions. I had one on my twenty-first birthday--Alice in Wonderland.' "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||3500||Chalker, Jack L. The Demons at Rainbow Bridge. New York: Baen (1998; c. 1989); pg. 28.||"The place, always packed during Exchange hours, looked like somebody's Alice in Wonderland nightmare no matter what race you were. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||galaxy||32072||Sheffield, Charles. Tomorrow and Tomorrow. New York: Bantam (1998; c. 1997); pg. 269.||Pg. 269: "'So why isn't there total chaos around the star?'
'Cheshire Cat effect. Cass doesn't call it that--she uses a string of Science gibberish. But there's a time lag before the field stresses disappear form our universe. It's long enough to keep the star intact as it moves into the caesura...' ";
Pg. 326: "'I see the problem; the Red Queen's race.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Germany||1944||Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-Five. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1969); pg. 50.||"'Close it up and keep it closed!' Roland Weary warned Billy Pilgrim as they moved out. Weary looked like Tweedledum or Tweedledee, all bundled up for battle. He was short and thick. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Guatemala||1986||Harper, Leanne C. "Blood Rights " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 78.||"One of the rabbits who was attending the three gods watched him intently with head canted to one side and nostrils twitching. Occasionally it wrote frantically on an odd, folded piece of paper with a brushlike pen. He was reminded of a comic book he once read, Alice in Wonderland. There had been rabbits in her dream too. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Landover||1986||Brooks, Terry. Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!. New York: Ballantine (1986); pg. 261.||Pg. 261: "He could not help himself. He began to smile like the Cheshire Cat. "; Pg. 262: "The Cheshire Cat smile and the good feelings that went with it lasted about thirty second... "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Maine||1979||King, Stephen. Carrie. New York: Pocket Books (2000; c. 1974); pg. 154.||"...awful grin, a Cheshire cat grin, floating dreamily in the fireshot darkness like a trace memory of lunacy. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Mars||2005||Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles. New York: Bantam (2000; c. 1958); pg. 111.||"The robots, clothed in hair of ape and white of rabbit, arose: Tweedledum following Tweedledee, Mock-Turtle, Dormouse, drowned bodies from the sea compounded of salt and whiteweed... "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Mars||2005||Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles. New York: Bantam (2000; c. 1958); pg. 113.||"And through these rooms the guests ran, drunk at last, among the robot fantasies, amid the Dormice and Mad Hatters, the Trolls and Giants, the Black Cats and White Queens, and under their dancing feet the floor gave off the massive pumping beat of a hidden and telltale heart. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Missouri: Kansas City||1999||Kessel, John. Good News from Outer Space. New York: Tor (1990; c. 1989); pg. 15.||[Chapter 2 title: "George falls down the Rabbit Hole "] "The first thing George remembered was falling down a brightly lighted well... It was as if he were falling down Alice's rabbit hole, giddily, swiftly, but instead of shelves and cupboards the walls of this hole had only the single strip of light. He ought to have been afraid. Instead... Would he land lightly, like Alice, a bit of dandelion fluff on the air--or disastrously, like Humpty Dumpty? "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New Mexico||1977||Bryant, Edward. "Particle Theory " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1977); pg. 465.||"Most of the New Mexico Meson Physics Facility... Everything I saw made me think of expensive sets for vintage science-fiction movies: the interior of the main accelerator ring, glowing eggshell white and curving away like the space-station corridors in 2001... Still I had a difficult time trying to explain to Amanda the Alice in Wonderland mazes that constituted high energy physics. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New York||1968||DeCandido, Keith R. A. "Diary of a False Man " in X-Men: Legends (Stan Lee, ed.) New York: Berkley Boulevard (2000); pg. 34.|| "So I figured I'd start this journal for real.
'Begin at the beginning,' the Queen of Hearts said in Alice in Wonderland, and that's probably where it makes the most sense... "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New York||2000||Roman, Steven A. X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine. New York: BP Books (2000); pg. 118.||Pg. 118: "'Y'all lookin' for these?' Rogue asked. She serenely floated twenty feet above them, a Chesire Cat-like grin lighting her attractive features. "; Pg. 173: "'At once,' Minister,' Locke said, still staring at Betsy. The lavender-tressed 'songbird' grinned broadly like a Cheshire Cat. " [Note that the difference in spelling for 'Chesire/Cheshire' is how these words are actually printed in book.]|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New York: New York City||1975||Russ, Joanna. The Female Man. New York: G. K. Hall (1977; 1975); pg. 134.||"This is until you're forty-five, ladies, after which you vanish into thin air like the smile of the Cheshire cat, leaving behind only a disgusting grossness and a subtle poison that automatically infects every man under twenty-one. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New York: New York City||1988||Martin, George R. R. & John J. Miller. Wild Cards VII: Dead Man's Hand. New York: Bantam Books (1990); pg. 81.||[Imagery from Alice in Wonderland] "Like the four-foot-high concrete mushroom and the hookah-smoking caterpillar curled up on it. Not your typical garden ornament, certainly, but it fit the theme of this one.
Brennan smiled, and then the caterpillar turned and looked at him. Its cheeks puffed out and blew a hazy cloud of smoke, which engulfed Brennan before he could shut his mouth... the caterpillar spoke in a naggingly familiar voice through mechanical lips.
'Welcome to the magic kingdom,' it said as Brennan's eyes closed. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New York: New York City||1994||Leigh, Stephen. "The Color of His Skin " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 170.|| "'You have a really idiotic smile, Jo Ann. Did you know that?'
'Hey, I'm not the Cheshire Cat around here.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||New York: New York City||2025||Dick, Philip K. The Penultimate Truth. New York: Dell (1964); pg. 11.|| "'A book.'....
'An especially good book, he real prewar thing, not a Xeroxed copy. Know what of?'
'Alice in Wonderland.' He had heard so much about that, had always wanted to own it and read it.
'Better. One of those outrageously funny books from the 1960s...' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||North Dakota||1996||McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 212.||"The Alice-in-Wonderland forest had grown dark. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Ontario: Toronto||1991||Huff, Tanya. Blood Price. New York: DAW Books (1991); pg. 161.||"Just what she needed, a confrontation with Tweedledee and Tweedledum. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Solar System||2050||Benford, Gregory. Jupiter Project. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1980); pg. 68.||"resembled a Cheshire cat's grin. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Solar System||3001||Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 79.|| "'...And look at the river--that boat just coming out from the bridge--do you see the two little girls and the clergyman in it?'
'Yes,' he shouted back...'And I suppose one of them is Alice.'
...'Quite correct: she's an accurate replica, based on the Reverend's photos. I was afraid you wouldn't know. So many people stopped reading soon after your time.' "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||Tarot||2077||Anthony, Piers. God of Tarot. New York: Berkley (1982; c. 1977); pg. 229.||"The suits of the Tarot, symbols flying up around him like the cards in Alice in Wonderland, male wands and swords... "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||United Kingdom||1364 C.E.||Dickson, Gordon R. The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll. New York: Ace Books (1994); pg. 433.|| "'Callooh! Callay!' she shouted. Don't worry, those others in there can't hear me--Come to my arms, my beamish boy!'
...'How do you happen to know that?' she demanded.
'It's a part of Jabberwocky, a poem from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass.'
'I know it's part of Jabberwocky!' snapped Angie. 'I asked you how you came to know it!'
'I'm a AAA+ magickian, my dear,' said Carolinus. He turned to Jim. 'Jim, my boy! You've done it. Created new Magick!'
'New magic?' asked Jim. 'What new magic?'
'No time now to explain,' said Carolinus. 'I'll tell you later! Farewell!'
'And he vanished, leaving only a momentary faint echo of another 'Callooh! Callay!'' lingering on the air behind him. "
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||United Kingdom: England||1100 C.E.||White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 631.||"The pageant of reconciliation had reached its final stages... The cube of tapestry, an empty vase before, began to flower with them. It flowered with bald-faced ladies in head-dresses which looked like crescents or cones or the astonishing coiffure worn by the Duchess in Alice in Wonderland. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||United Kingdom: England||1940||Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. London, UK: Bloomsbury (1996; c. 1992); pg. 211.|| "He was humming the song Hardy had been singing in the jeep on the way to the site--
They're changing guard at Buckingham Palace--
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||United Kingdom: London||1989||Campbell, Ramsey. Ancient Images. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1989); pg. 160.||"In the lobby she caught sight of the poster for the Corner House, which was showing the version of Alice Graham had restored. She jogged to the cinema to give herself another look at the film. The auditorium was full of children enjoying Laurel and Hardy in the roles of the Walrus and the Carpenter. Perhaps some small children a the back were restless. "|
|science fiction - Alice in Wonderland||United Kingdom: London||1990||Byatt, A.S. Possession. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1990); pg. 110.||"...like the obstructive sheep in Alice Through the Looking-Glass. "|
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