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|science fiction - Star Wars||India: Calcutta||1977||Simmons, Dan. Song of Kali. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1985); pg. 120.|| "'Look at it this way,' I said. 'We can't get a sitter, go into Exeter to see a bad movie, and go to McDonald's afterward for twenty bucks anymore. His story was a lot more enjoyable than some of the films we've driven to Boston to see. What was the name of that silly kiddie film we spent five dollars to see with Dan and Barb right before we left?'
'Star Wars,' said Amrita. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||Kentucky||1986||Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 42: "New Song for Old ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Aug. 1986); pg. 12.||[In a diner, a comic rack has following comic books showing on it: Misty, G.I. Joe, Fantastic Four, Star Wars.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Madripoor||1985||Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 32: "To the Ends of the Earth ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Oct. 1985); pg. 7.||Doug: "Welcome, fellow students, to Earth's version of Mos Eisley Spaceport--a modern-day Tortuga, haven of world-class pirates, crooks and assorted lesser scoundrels. No extradition, and government security make this the perfect hideout, a sort of neutral zone where the deadliest of enemies can hang out in absolute comfort and safety, without fear of each other or foreign cops. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Massachusetts||1997||Lobdell, Scott & Elliot S. Maggin. Generation X. New York: Berkley (1997); pg. 201.|| "'What are you doing?' Anglo asked. 'Pulling a Yoda?'
'Yeah. Trying to lift the starship out of the swamp using the Force.'
'Something like that,' Everett said through closed eyes.
'Is it at all possible that you could drop it?' Angelo asked nervously. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||Metropolis||1993||Stern, Roger. The Death and Life of Superman. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 69.||"In his third-floor apartment at 344 Clinton Street, Clark Kent stepped from the shower and slipped into a gray terry cloth robe, whistling the theme from Star Wars. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Mexico||1991||Ing, Dean. The Nemesis Mission. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 36.||"...that the fine, dashing, upstanding gentleman in Darth Vader's automobile must be allowed his fun. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Missouri: St. Louis||1998||Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 32.||"A few Vulcans, Wookiees, and other assorted TV/film aliens also were represented. There was even a Doctor Who Dalek... "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Missouri: St. Louis||1998||Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 68.||"'Bringing the tone of the evening upbeat once more was a young man wearing a comical rubber alien mask who played on the trumpet, accompanied by Sheila on the piano, the lively 'cantina' music from Star Wars. He wasn't half bad, and Trick applauded the fellow's effort with the rest. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||New Mexico||1998||Ing, Dean. The Skins of Dead Men. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1998); pg. 331.||"The killer fence was dead now, so these guys were going over it. They were headed toward those old trailers and stuff, and that Star Wars-looking jet would land there any minute now... "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||New York: New York City||1985||Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 25: "The Only Thing to Fear... ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Mar. 1985); pg. 11.||Rahne: "It's Limbo I hate-- 'tis a nasty, wicked place. "; Danielle: "Firetop's right, Ty--You'll never find a more loathsome hive of scum and villainy. " [She quotes a line from Star Wars, which refers to Mos Eisley Cantina.]; Sam: "Dani--Geez--!?! "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||New York: New York City||1986||Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 36: "Subway to Salvation ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Feb. 1986); pg. 6.||[Panel 4 shows the interior of a New York City subway. On the door, the words "Viva Lucas " have been scrawled, an apparent reference to George Lucas, creator of Star Wars.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||New York: New York City||1991||Milan, Victor. "Madman across the Water " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 93.|| "While agents in civilian garb secured the customers and the single brush-cut, stocky, grumpy female clerk, a three-man element of the Covert Lab Enforcement Team dashed through the restaurant in their black Darth Vader togs, CAR-15s with fat suppressors shrouding the barrels clutched in their black-gauntleted hands. One of them paused to bang his Kevlar-helmeted head against the jamb of the door to the back before dashing upstairs.
'We're waiting on you, Lynn,' his buddy Dooley said as he came highstepping up to the second floor. Dooley's mask muffled his words, but Lynn knew he was grinning, with the ESP that came from being pals since eighth grade. Lynn grinned back and bobbed his head. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||New York: New York City||1999||Willis, Connie. "In Coppelius's Toyshop " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 108.||[In a toy store.] Pg. 108: "I go in the direction the sign says, but the place is a maze, with aisles leading off in all directions... I go through fire engines and chemistry sets and end up in a big room full of Star Wars stuff, blasters and swords that light up and space fighters. But no signposts.
I ask a gold-colored robot for directions, feeling like an idiot, and he says, 'Go down this aisle and turn left...' " [Note that a C3PO-like robot is pictured on the cover.];
Pg. 112: "...but I must have been on the third floor somehow, because here's the Star Wars stuff. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 2, pg. 5.||Nick Fury: "Because we're living in crazy times, Doctor. Crime is becoming super-crime. Terrorism is becoming super-terrorism. Even the fattest, most stupid politician on Capitol Hill realizes that Son of Star Wars is going to be useless against the kind of problems America's really facing out there. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 2, pg. 16.||Jan Pym/Wasp to Dr. Bruce Banner, speaking about Betty Ross: "God, I haven't seen Better since they released all those special editions of the Star Wars movies. I can't believe Fury's hired her as our Director of Communications. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||North Dakota||1996||McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 278.||"And she enjoyed Star Wars films, although only in theaters. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Ontario: Toronto||1993||Huff, Tanya. Blood Lines. New York: DAW Books (1993); pg. 218.|| "Enormous hands closed around Vicki's upper arms with a grip that painfully compacted muscle down onto bone...
Oh, great. Darth Vader in drag. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||Ontario: Toronto||2000||Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 14.||"The vessel was maybe thirty feet long... Rather than being covered with robot puke, like just about every spaceship in every movie since Star Wars, the landing craft's hull was completely smooth. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Ontario: Toronto||2000||Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 311.||"He had several small plastic dinosaur skeletons that I'd bought for him, and a talking Qui-Gon Jinn action figure he'd received for Christmas. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Ontario: Toronto||2000||Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 53.|| "...then I put in another tape: the special-edition version of Star Wars, letterboxed. I fast-forwarded to the cantina sequence. Hollus liked Greedo--Jabba's insectlike henchman who confronted Han Solo--and he liked Hammerhead and a few of the others, but he still felt that humanity had missed the boat on coming up with realistic portrayals of extraterrestrial life. I certainly didn't disagree.
'Still,' said Hollus, 'your filmmakers did get one thing right.'
'What's that?' I asked.
'The diplomatic reception; the scene in the bar. All the aliens shown seem to have about the same level of technology.'
I furrowed my brow. 'I always thought that was one of the least believable things. I mean, the universe is something like twelve billion years old--'
'Actually, it is 13.93422 billion,' said Hollus, 'measured in Earth years, of course.' "
|science fiction - Star Wars||Quebec||1982||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 35.||"And seeing Star Wars for the first time and thinking it was the best movie that ever was. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Solar System||2061||Clarke, Arthur C. 2061: Odyssey Three. New York: Ballantine (1987); pg. 94.|| "'Did you ever see those old Star Wars movies?' he asked Greenberg.
'Of course--half a dozen times.'
'Well, I know what's been bothering me. There was a sequence when Luke's spaceship dives into an asteroid--and runs into a gigantic snake-creature that lurks inside its caverns.'
'Not Luke's ship--Han Solo's Millennium Falcon. And I always wondered how that poor beast managed to eke out a living. It must have grown very hungry, waiting for the occasional tidbit from space. And Princess Leia wouldn't have been more than a hors d'ouvre, anyway.'
'Which I certainly don't intend to provide,' said Dr. Chant, not completely at ease. 'Even if there is life here--which would be marvelous--the food chain would be very short...' "
|science fiction - Star Wars||Tennessee||1998||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 173.||"He looked down, spied a tiny hand sticking out of the soil, and reached down to pull up a sand-crusted Darth Vader action figure. A toy left here last summer by some child; the irony was inescapable. He smiled and tucked it into a breast pocket of his parka; perhaps Steven would like to have it. " [More, pg. 205.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Tennessee: Memphis||1998||Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 137.|| "Casey's filk was sung to the tune of Rick Nelson's 'Travelin' Man':
...The empathic lass out on Betazed sensed my heart wasn't pure;
|science fiction - Star Wars||United Kingdom||2015||Willis, Connie. "Cat's Paw " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 184.||[Playing a guessing game.] "'King Kong,' Nurse Parchtry said.
There was an embarrassed silence.
'I think perhaps we should avoid any references to primates,' Lardy Charlotte said finally.
We finally decided on R2D2, who was both mineral and animal (the actor inside him) an fictional and real (the actual tin can), and had the advantage of being from an old movie, which Lady Charlotte said her brother never watched.
James guessed it in four questions. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||United Kingdom: England||1810||Powers, Tim. The Anubis Gates. New York: Ace (1983); pg. 191.||"My God, he thought, as much awed as frightened, I look like the wolf man--or Chewbacca... "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||United Kingdom: England||1987||Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 55.||"The entire project was brought up, lock, stock and barrell, by the Pentagon. The deal put WayForward on a very sound financial foundation. Its moral foundation, on the other hand, is not something I would want to trust my weight to. I've recently been analyzing a lot of the arguments put forward in favor of the Star Wars project, and if you know what you're looking for, the pattern of the algorithms is very clear. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||United Kingdom: London||1995||Ryman, Geoff. 253. New York: St. Martin's Press (1998); pg. 245.||"Baseball's a kind of fantasy... It really is extraordinary how fast they have become collectors'' items: Star Trek phonecards, Disney phonecards... He put down The Umpire Strikes Back to look. " [A baseball play on the title of the film The Empire Strikes Back.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||United Kingdom: London||1995||Ryman, Geoff. 253. New York: St. Martin's Press (1998); pg. 271.||"Reading The English Verb. The lettering is 3-D and emerges from the distance, like the opening of Star Wars. LTP, it says, as if that were something thrilling. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1963||Grimwood, Ken. Replay. New York: Arbor House (1986); pg. 131.||Pg. 131: "...and it would be two years before Lucas turned the industry on its ear with Star Wars. "; Pg. 134: "The woman was making this more difficult than he'd expected; he had no choice but to plunge ahead. 'What about Star Wars?' he asked. 'Will your company have a hand in that?' "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1986||Kessel, John. "The Pure Product " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1986); pg. 578.||"The Princess Laya. " [Reference to Princess Leia.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1989||Simmons, Dan. Phases of Gravity. New York: Bantam (1989); pg. 185.|| "Baedecker glanced over to his right. Dave was wearing bulky night-vision goggles, but the face under the goggles and helmet was not Dave's. It was not even human. In the red cockpit glow, Baedecker could make out two huge eyes protruding at forty-five-degree angles on short, fleshy stalks, a wide, lipless frog's mouth, no chin, and a neck as lined and wattled as an aged turkey's
...Three minutes later they were hovering twenty-five hundred feet above Lonerock. A few lights shone below. 'You didn't care for my Admiral Ackbar?' asked Dave.
'Au contraire,' said Baedecker, 'it was the best Admiral Ackbar mask I've seen in weeks...' "
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1990||Baxter, Stephen. Voyage. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 2.||"...among the celebrities watching the launch today in the VIP enclosure are... Neil Armstrong,... Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, William Shatner... "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1990||De Haven, Tom. Walker of Worlds. New York: Doubleday (1990); pg. 273.||"And they had on these robes with hoods--just like that guy in Star Wars, what's his name? That English guy. Alec Guinness. Remember old Ben, in Star Wars? Dressed like him. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1992||Anthony, Piers and Philip Jose Farmer. The Caterpillar's Question. New York: Ace Books (1992); pg. 33.||"He was in a situation which needed a superhero to deal with it, and he was far from being a Flash Gordon or Luke Skywalker. He was not even a good imitation. He had never shot a gun and knew nothing of fencing or martial arts beyond what he had seen in films. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1993||Simmons, Dan. The Hollow Man. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 166.|| "'One research subject calls it the Darth Vader Helmet,' says Dr. Goldmann with a slight chuckle.' Then, almost absentmindedly, 'I have never seen that motion picture. I must rent a videotape of it someday.'
Jeremy leans closer to the TV monitor to study the Darth Vader Helmet. 'And this gives you all the data of the larger magnetic-resonance imagers?' "
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1996||bes shahar, eluki. "It's a Wonderful Life " in The Ultimate X-Men (Stan Lee, ed.) New York: Berkley (1996); pg. 22.|| "David heard a faint hum as the powered side window rolled down and some monstrous and evil machine of chrome tubes, flashing lights, and wicked flanges poked out.
It looked as if had been dropped here from some alternate reality, like something out of a Star Wars movie, something that could not possibly function. "
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1998||Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. -3.|| "ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
It would be impossible to re-create the atmosphere of a science fiction convention without recognizing some f the benchmark creations of the genre. Some trademark names, characters, figures of speech, and fictional incidents may have been used in this original story to lend authenticity to the convention scenes. The following are gratefully acknowledged:
STAR TREK is a Registered Trademark of Paramount Pictures.
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||1999||Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 393.||"'They're not going to do sh--,' Leonard hissed, and Jack's flesh crawled to hear him. 'What you think this is Star Wars? You think you can save the [expletive] world by having it put on sunglasses?...' "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||2026||Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. 35.|| "'...Have you ever read or seen any science fiction?'
'I saw Star Wars.'
Carrie nodded. 'Well then, you can see how it would have taken all the joy out of inventing Wookies and such when the Hefn turned up, big as life.' "
|science fiction - Star Wars||USA||2026||Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. 267.|| "'That suit was much too big for me,' he explained apologetically. 'It just reminds me.'
'...Could you see if there's a way to adjust it? I can hardly move in this thing, I feel like Darth Vader.' "
|science fiction - Star Wars||Washington, D.C.||1980||Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 80.||"He was wearing a bright red silk shirt, open down the front to show off a shark tooth's medallion on a gold chain, black corduroy pants set off by a large, gold R2-D2 belt buckle given to him by George Lucas, with heavy chukka boots... "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||Washington, D.C.||1998||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 36.||Pg. 36: "As he scrolled down the screen, Murphy picked up the chipped Star Wars mug Steven had given him for his birthday... ";
Pg. 37: "...a few recent pop-science books about planetary exploration, guarded by the Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker action figures he bought for himself once when he had taken Steven to Toys 'R' Us.
'Trust the Force, Luke,' he murmured. Yeah, right. And you know what Darth Vader would have said. The Force is strong with you . . . but you're not a Jedi yet. . . . ";
pg. 49: "Schoolchildren... were more interested in the posters advertising the Star Wars exhibit on the third floor. " [at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum]
|science fiction - Star Wars||Wisconsin||2008||England, Terry. Rewind. New York: Avon Books (1997); pg. 150.||"'The accident wasn't your fault... I blamed Star Wars, but of course, that's stupid. I had wanted the film for my theater because the buzz was so good, but Halyard beat me out. Freddie, being that age, was about to die if he didn't see it, so Edna took him to Superior. I stayed because we had a show, too... At least Freddie got to see Star Wars before . . .' " [Before the auto accident.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||1973||Morrison, David. "Epilog to Carl Sagan's Cosmic Connection " in Carl Sagan's Cosmic Connection: An Extraterrestrial Perspective. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2000; c. 1973); pg. 289.||"The original Star Trek television series also cast highly anthropomorphic aliens, presumably to save money, and this simplistic approach continued even when the Star Trek theme was transferred to high-budget movies. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||1979||Clarke, Arthur C. "The Songs of Distant Earth " in The Sentinel. New York: Berkley Books (1983; c. 1979); pg. 198.||[Author's introduction.] "And that was not the only thing bugging me. I had just seen two spectacular and high successful space movies--Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind--and Star Trek was still doing reruns all over the planet. They were well done and I greatly enjoyed them, but hey all had one thing in common. They were not, in the strictest sense, science fiction, but fantasy. " [More.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||1986||Clarke, Arthur C. The Songs of Distant Earth. New York: Ballantine (1986)||[Author's Note] "This novel is based on an idea developed almost thirty years ago... However, this version was directly--and negatively--inspired by the recent rash of space-operas on TV and movie screen. (Query: what is the opposite of inspiration--expiration?)
Please do not misunderstand me: I have enormously enjoyed the best of Star Trek and the Lucas/Spielberg epics, to mention only the most famous examples of the genre. But these works are fantasy, not science fiction in the strict meaning of the term... "
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||1992||Tepper, Sheri S. Sideshow. New York: Bantam (1993; c. 1992); pg. 48.||"Dwarfs and midgets were merely little people who could take the roles of Munchkins or Time Bandits or small furry spear-carrying Ewoks in Star Wars epics. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||1994||Delacorte, Peter. Time On My Hands. New York: Scribner (1997); pg. 57.||"The welfare Cadillac anecdote, over and over. Visiting the SS cemetery in Bitburg. Star Wars. Trickle-down economics. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 253.||"'It gave me a scholar's knowledge of European history... It filled my mind with movies and songs and stories you've never heard before? Play it again, Sam. I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse. She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah. The force may be with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet...' "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||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. 2.||"The SF movies that have been most successful--such Top Ten moneymakers as E.T., the Star Wars trilogy, Terminator 2 and Independence Day--have been those that have most scrupulously honored the Boys' Own Adventure formulas of the genre's humble beginnings. " [Many other Star Wars refs., not in DB.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2000||Cox, Greg. X-Men & the Avengers: Gamma Quest: Book 3: Friend or Foe?. New York: Berkley Boulevard (2000); pg. 81.||"...Iron Man estimated that the saucer was about one-and-a-half times larger than the quinjet. Not exactly an Imperial Star Destroyer, perhaps, but an impressive sight nonetheless. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2000||Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 231.||"I had read his novel Contact. I'd seen the movie, too, for that matter, but the movie watered down the message of the novel. The book was unambiguous: it said that the universe had been designed, created to order by a vast sentience. The novel concluded with the words, 'There is an intelligence that antedates the universe.' Sagan may not have believed in the God of the Bible, but he at least allowed for the possibility of the creator. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2002||Bear, Greg. Vitalis. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 25.||"He stood before the professional espresso machine and hummed the theme from The Empire Strikes Back as the valve roared and spat. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2005||Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 198.||"Sometimes he was the Beast in Cocteau's film, sometimes Darth Vader, sometimes Byron or Oscar Wilde sniffing a lily. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2010||Sheffield, Charles. Tomorrow and Tomorrow. New York: Bantam (1998; c. 1997); pg. 34.||"'...The time requirement is precise, no more, no less. The work will be played after the national anthem, after a Star Wars selection and before 'The Stars and Stripes Forever.' " [Also pg. 207.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2012||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 349.||"'An X-ray laser... A little Star Wars toy of my own. Small nuke as the power source...' "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2025||Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 141.||"She also wanted adventure. It had driven her all through her life, from the first comic book she opened, the first space documentary she had watched as a wide-eyed child, the first old black and white flat-screen swashbucklers and full-color westerns she saw. The thirst to do something outrageous and heroic had never left her... She wanted to swoop down on the base of the space pirates, lasers blazing, to slink through the jungle with a band of fierce revolutionaries for a night raid on an enemy stronghold, to search for the Holy Grail or destroy the Death Star. " ['destroy the Death Star' refers to Star Wars.]|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2030||Sawyer, Robert J. Flashforward. New York: Tor (2000; c. 1999); pg. 157.||[Things that happened by the year 2030] "George Lucas still hadn't finished his nine-part Star Wars epic. "|
|science fiction - Star Wars||world||2039||Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 170.||"He would hear the Samaritan's guests discussing popular new releases: Things Can Only Get Weirder, and The Death Star Hypothesis--Still More. "|
|science fiction - Stephen King||France||2010||Anthony, Patricia. Cold Allies. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1993); pg. 11.|| "Death had. Only a few, it seemed, had figured out the mystery early enough and tried to flee the helicopter's spray. They lay on the road, they hung over fences, they sprawled loose-limbed in the sweet grass of the roadside ditch. A yellow hound was feeding on a body.
'Woa. Stephen King does France,' Gordon whispered. "
|science fiction - Stephen King||New Jersey||1991||Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 76.||"His only defect--as Phoebe would have it, his only virtue--was his fascination with the grotesque, particularly monster movies and Stephen King novels, enthusiasms Julie attributed to the pre-Vatican II hell... "|
|science fiction - Stephen King||New York: New York City||1986||Martin, George R. R.; Melinda Snodgrass, et al. Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild. New York: Bantam (1987); pg. 18.||"What he wanted to do more than anything else was to get all his clothes laundered, read a few chapters of the new Stephen King novel, The Cannibals, and maybe wander up to Central Park... "|
|science fiction - Stephen King||North Carolina||1995||Lisle, Holly & Chris Guin. Mall, Mayhem and Magic. New York: Baen (1995); pg. 62.||"...displays of the latest King and Koontz and Krantz novels--was there something magical about the letter K? she wondered... "|
|science fiction - Stephen King||Ontario: Ottawa||1987||de Lint, Charles Jack the Giant Killer. New York: Ace Books (1987); pg. 47.|| "'No. What about ghosts? You know, vampires and the walking dead and spooks that come out at night?'
'Well, I don't know about ze Count and his friends, but ghosts . . . maybe ghosts.'
...'What's with all this talk about spooks?' Kate asked. 'Have you been reading Stephen King again?'
'I wish I was just reading about it.'
Jacky frowned. 'Nothing,' she said. "
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