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Buddhism world 2086 Heinlein, Robert A. Stranger in a Strange Land. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1961); pg. 134. Since [Mike] had almost finished the encyclopedia, he had read articles on 'Religion', 'Christianity', 'Islam', 'Judaism', 'Confucianism', 'Buddhism', and related subjects. "
Buddhism world 2086 Heinlein, Robert A. Stranger in a Strange Land. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1961); pg. 137. "'...each religion claims to be truth... Fosterites say one thing, Buddhists say another, Moslems still another... "
Buddhism world 2096 Sterling, Bruce. Holy Fire. New York: Doubleday (1988); pg. 347. "The very existence of Chloe was a cosmic triumph. It felt like walking with a boddhisattva. "
Buddhism world 2100 Anderson, Poul. The Boat of a Million Years. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 421. [Year is uncertain.] "For a while he stared at the ceiling. His fingers drummed thedesktop. 'Hitorical pesons,' he said.

'Whom do you wish?' inquired the instrumentality.

Hannos mouth writhed upward. 'You mean, what do I wish?'

What three-dimensional, full-color, changeably expressive, freely moving and speaking wraith? Siddhartha, Socrates, Hillel, Christ--Aeschylus, Vergil, Tu Fu, Firdousi, Shakespeare, Goeth, Mark Twain--Lucretius, Avicenna, Maimonides, Descartes, Pascal, Hume--Pericles, Alfred, Jefferson--Hatshepusut, Sappho, Murasaki, Rabi'a, Margrete I, Jeanne d'Arc, Elizabeth I, Sacajawea, Jane Austen, Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, Isak Dinesen... "

Buddhism world 2100 Boucher, Anthony. "The Quest for Saint Aquin " (first published 1951) in Other Worlds, Other Gods: Adventures in Religious Science Fiction (Mayo Mohs, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971); pg. 207. "The Pope [said] 'We are, in a way, born again in Christ, but there are still too few of us--too few even if we include those other handfuls who are not of our faith, but still acknowledge God through the teachings of Luther or Laotse, Gautama Buddha or Joseph Smith. "
Buddhism world 2100 Pohl, Frederik. Gateway. New York: St. Martin's Press (1977); pg. 34. "He sighed, looking a little like somebody's Buddha hung up on the wall, with his legs pulled up. "
Buddhism world 2100 Sanders, Winston P. "The Word to Space " (first published 1960) in Other Worlds, Other Gods: Adventures in Religious Science Fiction (Mayo Mohs, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971); pg. 95. "'...Nor are we about to spend the tax money of Protestants, Jews, Buddhists, unbelievers. . . even Akronists. . . on propagating our own Faith.' "
Buddhism world 2100 Stapledon, Olaf. Last and First Men. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. (1988; first published 1930); pg. 58. [Year is estimated.] "The new sect of Energists claimed that the young Discoverer was himself an incarnation of Buddha, and that, since the world was still unfit for the supreme revelation, he had entrusted his secret to the Scientists. "
Buddhism world 2110 May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 101. "They had seen Gypsies and Cossacks and desert nomads and voortrekkers, Polynesians with feathered capes and warriors with crossbows, swords, and assegais; there had been Bavarian hikers in lederhosen, bearded white-robed prophets, shaven-headed Oriental votaries, sunbonneted American pioneers, cowboys... "
Buddhism world 2110 May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 155. "Had not the ancients told tales of subterranean Asar, Avalon, the Elysian Fields, Ratmansu, and Ultima Thule? Even Buddhist Agharta was supposed to be connected by tunnels to the lamaseries of Tibet. These dreams seemed not at all outre to Sukey... So Sukey came down to the Old World... Finally she had gone to Brazil, where one author said there was a tunnel to Agharta located in the remote Serra do Roncador. "
Buddhism world 2125 Anderson, Poul. Harvest of Stars. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 200. "Flowers surrounded a Buddha. Several children romped about, their laughter high and sweet... The fahrweg she wanted hada door halfway down Moreno Passage. Ten persons waited. 'Tamura!' exclaimed Chatichai Suwanprasit. 'Where have you been? I have tried and tried to call.' "
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 1. "It is said that fifty-three years after his liberation he returned from the Golden Cloud, to take up once again the gauntlet of Heaven to oppose the Order of Life and the gods who ordained it so. His followers had prayed for his return, though their prayers were sin. Prayer should not trouble one who has gone on to Nirvana, no matter what the circumstances of his going. The wearers of the saffron robe prayed, however, that He of the Sword, Manjusri, should come again among them. The Boddhisatva is said to have heard... [quotation from Dhammapada (93)] " [This entire novel is about Buddhism and Hinduism, with references to at least one of these religions on almost every page. Most refs. not in DB.]
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 7. "Thereafter to be portrayed in urals at the ends of countless corridors, carved upon the walls of Temples and painted onto the ceilins of numerous palaces, came the awakening of he who was variously known as Mahasamatman, Kalkin, Manjusri, Siddhartha, Tathagatha, Binder, Maitreya, the Enlightened One, Buddha and Sam. At his left was the goddess of Night; to his right stood Death; Tak, the ape, was crouched at the foot of his bed, eternal comment upon the coexistence of the animal and the divine. "
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 28. "'Once a Budda, always a Buddha, Sam...' "
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 52. "Prince Siddhartha stopped on the Street of the Smiths, on his way to the Temple of Brahma... he passed through the center of Mahartha, coming at last to the high, wide Temple of the Creator... 'I'd like to speak with God.'

The priest studies his face as he replied, 'The Temple is open to all, Lord Siddhartha, where one may commune with Heaven for as long as one wishes.' "

Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 53. "Now, though, with the passage of countless travelers, caused by the presence of the Enlightened One, who taught the Way of the Eightfold Path, the Festival of Alundil attracting so many pilgrims that local accommodations were filled to overflowing... Alundil loved its Buddha. Many other towns had tried to entice him away from his purple grove... But the Englightened One did not go to the mountain... "
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 230. "'...The gods broke Keenset, but they did not break Accelearation. Then they tried to bury Buddhism within their own teachings, but they could not...' "
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 255. "The Lords of Karma were replaced by the Wardens of Transfer, and their function was divorced from the Temples. The bicycle was rediscovered. Seven Buddhist shrines were erected... Those who prayed to the seven Rishi thanked them for the biccyle and for the timely avatar of the Buddha, whom they named Maitreya, meaning Lord of Light, either because he could wield lightnings or because he refrained from doing so. Others continued to call him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He stiill preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and continued to call himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god. But then, of course, he never claimed not to be a god. "
Buddhism world 2150 Zelazny, Roger. Lord of Light. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1967); pg. 230, 239. Pg. 230: "'...The gods broke Keenset, but they did not break Accelearation. Then they tried to bury Buddhism within their own teachings, but they could not...' "; Pg. 239: "'...if he will agree not to war against the followers of either Buddhism or Hinduism as they exist in the world, for purposes of converting them to his persuassion... He knows that, if the gods were no longer present to enforce Hinduism as they do, then he would gain converts. He can see this from what I managed to do with Buddhism, despite their opposition...' "
Buddhism world 2166 Farmer, Philip Jose. "Riders of the Purple Wage " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1967); pg. 639. "...such notables as Nebuchadnezzar... Moses, who stole a god from his Kenite father-in-law and who fought against circumcision all his life; Buddha, the Original Beatnik; No-Moss Sisyphus... "
Buddhism world 2200 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 64. "'...I don't want to be a robot.'

'I know. But would you become one with me?'

'A kind of Nirvana, yes, you no longer a uniqueness but an enrichment of the whole...' "

Buddhism world 2200 Arnason, Eleanor. A Woman of the Iron People. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 14. "The masters of Chan and Zen warn us that when we discriminate, when we divide 'good' from 'evil' and 'high' from 'low,' we are moving away from true understanding.

...Appendix E: Minority report on the relevance of Daoist and Buddhist concepts. "

Buddhism world 2200 Arnason, Eleanor. A Woman of the Iron People. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 160. "'...All the old mysteries that the prophets spoke about. Black Elk and the Buddha. Jesus and Mother Charity. They all tell us the same thing. No matter how much you struggle and strive, you'll never get out of this world alive. So why struggle? And why strive? Do what you have to. Take what you need. Be thankful and be mellow.' "
Buddhism world 2200 Arnason, Eleanor. A Woman of the Iron People. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 234. "I thought of Meiling: thin and intense, a person who had trouble with detachment. Nonaction was not for her. She had no interest in the ideas of Lao Zi or the Buddha. "
Buddhism world 2200 Arnason, Eleanor. A Woman of the Iron People. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 329. "O Bodhisattva, Compassionate One, save those people. "
Buddhism world 2200 Arnason, Eleanor. A Woman of the Iron People. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 329, 336. Pg. 329: "O Bodhisattva, Compassionate One, save those people. "; Pg. 336: "How could I ask the bodhisattva for compassion when I felt nothing for these little beings except an ineffectual guilt? And what in hell was wrong with me? Was I reverting? I was a modern person, a native of Hawaii. I knew nothing about the religious beliefs of the ancient Chinese, except what I had read in books or heard when I did a study of the Chinese community in Melbourne. So why was I praying to the bodhisattva? And why did I care about what happened to these wretched little animals? " [See also pg. 362.]
Buddhism world 2250 Stapledon, Olaf. Last and First Men. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. (1988; first published 1930); pg. 59. [Year is estimated.] "About two centuries after the formation of the first World State, the President of the World declared that the time was ripe for a formal union of science and religion, and called a onference of the leaders of these two great disciplines.... the heads of Buddhism, Mohamedanism, Hinduism, the Regenerate Christian Brotherhood and the Modern Catholic Church in South America, agreed that their differences were but differences of expression. One and all were worshippers of the Divine Energy, whether expressed in activity, or in tense stillness. One and all recognized the saintly Discoverer as either the last and greatest of the prophets or an actual incarnation of divine Movement. "
Buddhism world 2250 Zelazny, Roger & Jane Lindskold. Donnerjack. New York: Avon (1998; c.1997); pg. 229. "In the elevator, he let his hands run through a prayer mudra that the Church had adapted from Buddhism. "
Buddhism world 2301 Bester, Alfred. The Demolished Man. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1953); pg. 117. "There was a faithful reproduction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in the center of the cemestary. It was painstakingly labeled: Ye Wee Kirk O Th' Glen. From the mouth of one of the gargoyles in the tower, a syrupy voice roared: 'SEE THE DRAMA OF THE GODS PORTRAYED IN VIBRANT ROBOT-ACTION IN YE WEE KIRK O TH' GLEN. MOSES ON MT. SINAI, THE CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST, MOHAMMED AND THE MOUNTAIN, LAO TSE AND THE MOON, THE REVELATION OF MARY BAKER EDDY, THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD BUDDHA, THE UNVEILING OF THE TRUE AND ONLY GOD GALAXY . . .' Pause, and then a little more matter-of-factly: 'OWING TO THE SACRED NATURE OF THIS EXHIBIT, ADMISSION IS BY TICKET ONLY. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED FROM THE BAILIFF.' "
Buddhism world 2350 Bear, Greg. Beyond Heaven's River. New York: Dell (1980); pg. 107. "'So desu,' Yamamura said. 'That is so, or maybe so. But I am many things now--still however, not a psychologist. I design religions for many kinds of people or lead them to find their own harmonies. I'm not just a Buddhist, please understand.'

'Understood,' Kawashita said. 'I don't seek a religion for myself, simply answers about where I will best fit in.'

'How do you see your universe now?' Yamamura asked. Anna shifted on her pillow and concentrated on the tea.

'I'm not sure.'

'How did you see it before this marvelous life of yours reached the point of . . . crossing over?'

'As a vast, complete whole, ruled by the laws of karma, occasionally influenced by the... Spirit which occupies all.'

'You believed in reincarnation?'

Kawashita nodded. 'As a match passes a flame to another flame, or candle to candle. The passing of an impulse.'

'Then you were much more sophisticated than many of your contemporaries, even in the 20th century...' " [More]

Buddhism world 2350 Bear, Greg. Beyond Heaven's River. New York: Dell (1980); pg. 113. "'Buddha and the Lords,' she breathed. 'I'm supposed to love him--you, the man. I'm supposed to--' "
Buddhism world 2369 Taylor, Jeri. Pathways (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1999; c. 1998); pg. 264. "...the beating of a ritual drum... Ihlara . . . the Peristrema Gorge, where ancient Byzantine churches were carved into canyon walls... Lahore, and the famed Shalimar gardens . . . Kathmandu and the temple of Pashupatinath... "
Buddhism world 2954 Stableford, Brian. "Mortimer Gray's History of Death " in Immortals (Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois, eds.) New York: Ace Books (1998; c. 1995); pg. 197. "Various ideas of reincarnation and the related concept of karma he discussed at great length, as one of the most ingenious imaginative bids for freedom from the tyranny of death. He was not quite so enthusiastic about the idea of the world as illusion, the idea of nirvana, and certain other aspects of Far Eastern thought, although he was impressed in several ways by Confucius and the Buddha. All these things and more he assimilated to the main line of his argument, which was that the great religions had made bold imaginative leaps in order too carry forward war against death on a broader front than ever before, providing vast numbers of individuals with an efficient intellectual weaponry of moral purpose. "
Buddhism world 3000 Hubbard, L. Ron. Battlefield Earth. New York: St. Martin's Press (1982); pg. 540. "'He's reading a language that was once called 'Pali,' ' whispered the Coordinator. 'It's the original language in which the canons of Buddhism were written. The monastery for some reason had in its possession a huge library of all the quoted tenets and words of Gautama Siddhartha Buddha, the man who started that religion about thirty-six hundred years ago. And they are literate in that language. But it is extinct. So we got [an instruction machine]... And they converted it back to Pali!...' " [More about Buddhism, pg. 540-544, 562, 616, 642-643, 687-688, 715, 728.]
Buddhism world 3000 Williamson, Jack. Terraforming Earth. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 335. "We saw Christ on the cross, Mohammed riding a camel toward a mosque, Buddha smiling. "
Buddhism world 3001 Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 132. "'You may have heard me called an atheist, but that's not quite true. Atheism is unprovable, so uninteresting. However unlikely it is, we can never be certain that God once existed--and has now shot off to infinity, where no one can find him . . . Like Gautama Buddha, I take no position on this subject...' "
Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Breakup. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 69. "Donna Lee Cloyd's forehead bore a tatoo, a small black right-handed swastika, the symbol of the original Gautama sect. "
Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Breakup. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 78. "One [of the icons] was Buddha, the conventional sitting Mongolian Buddha, which, soaring through the air, altered into a young and good-looking Hindu prince, Siddhartha. It collided and merged with an angel, pale-skinned and winged, then became an elongated body... The metamorphoses seemed to go on and on but eventually became a baby wrapped in flames. Then the cycle started over again with the Buddha.

Snick clutched Duncan's arm and said, 'My God! Buddha's face! It's yours!' "

Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Breakup. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 115. "Donna, being an original Buddhist, insisted on taking an hour off to chant for a half-hour before the Primal Circle. This was a twelve-angled rim of mahogany, twelve inches across, set upright on a dresser. Embedded inside the rim was a series of electronic devices which transmitted a hologram of Buddha in the lotus position in the center of a black field. As Donna chanted the Fire Sermon in the ancient long-dead Pali language, the Buddha slowly became smaller, seeming to recede. After fifteen minutes, it disappeared. She continued chanting into the Nothingness, as she called it, until the Buddha reappeared in the seeming distance and then became large. "
Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Rebel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1987); pg. 53. "'...I have no ambition to compete with Moses, Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha, Smith, Hubbard, etcetera. There is no competition... I am elected and entitled to practice any and all religions...' "
Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Rebel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1987); pg. 132. "A tiny black right-handed swastika, marking her as a Buddhist of the Original Gautama sect, was tatooed on her forehead. "
Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Rebel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1987); pg. 166. "'...Worshiping all the gods should reinforce the quantity of good returns. But Jahweh and Allah and Buddha--who isn't a God, by the way, but he likes being prayed to and He is, in a way, an agent for the Universal Equilibrium--and Woden and Thor and Zeus and Ceres and Ishtar and the Living Mantra and Jumala and Vishnu and--'

'Spare me the entire list,' Duncan said. 'I understand what you're saying.' "

Buddhism world 3417 Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Rebel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1987); pg. 191. "'...member of the faith, whatever it is, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, must gather in gymnasiums or any suitable building not used for secular purposes at that time...' "
Buddhism world 4000 Delany, Samuel R. The Einstein Intersection. New York: Bantam (1981; first ed. 1968); pg. 20. "I stopped by one cloven print where petals and leaves had been ground in a dark mandala on the mud. " [Reference to the Buddhist mandala -- eight-spoked wheel?]
Buddhism Yatakang 2010 Brunner, John. Stand on Zanzibar. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1968); pg. 224. "Yatakang... Guided Socialist Democracy of: country, SE Asia... Est. pop. 230,000,000.... 70% Buddh. w. pagan admx., 20% Muslim, 10% Xian (Prot.) "
Buddhist-Shinto galaxy 2422 Kato, Ken. Yamato: A Rage in Heaven. New York: Time Warner (1990); pg. 96. "Half a lifetime in the Shinto-Buddhist monastery of Shugendo and the other half... "
Buddhist-Taoist China 1999 Pattison, Eliot. The Skull Mantra. New York: St. Martin's Minotaur (1999); pg. 312. "'He could teach us the way of the Tao,' Tsomo interjected. 'We could better understand the books of Lao Tze.'

'Yes, Rinpoche. It would be wonderful to have such a teacher.' Gendun turned to Shan. 'Are you able to teach these things?'

Shan did not hear until he was asked the second time. The monk had called the boy Rinpoche, the term for a venerated lama, a reincarnated teacher. 'An abbot once said to me, 'I can recite the books. I can show you the ceremonies. but whether you learn them is up to you.' '

Tsomo gave a small laugh of victory, then rose and poured Shan more tea. 'They say in parts of China it is impossible to separate the Tao from Buddha's way.'

'When I lived in Beijing I visited a secret temple every day. On one side of the alter sat a figure of Lao Tze. On the other sat Buddha.' "

Buriats world 2028 Barnes, John. Mother of Storms. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 306. Pg. 306: "They don't seem to speak English, or care very much what he tries to say in Russian, Yakut, or Buryat. "; Pg. 337: "Abdulkashim speaks in Russian, still the Siberian lingua franca, but Klieg discovers his headset has settings for English, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese Arabic, Yakut, Buryat, and several of the local tribal languages. "
Burmese Burma 1977 Simmons, Dan. Song of Kali. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1985); pg. 8. Pg. 8: "...he once had spent nine months with Lord Mountbatten in Burma. "; Pg. 10: "'...hottest, most humid, most miserable... I've ever been in. Worse than Burma in '43...' " [Also pg. 65-66.]
Burmese California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 90. Pg. 90: "The walls of his consulting room were sectional cement slabs paneled with Burmese teak... "; Pg. 199: "...known to the crew in the old days as the Burma Road, that was said to stretch all the way back to the old bedroom service pantry... " [More.]
Burmese California: San Francisco 2015 Russo, Richard Paul. Subterranean Gallery. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 13. "'...The United States regrets any convenience.'

'The United States?' Martin cried. 'Where the hell are we, Burma?' "

Burmese galaxy 2250 Lupoff, Richard A. "With the Bentfin Boomer Boys on Little Old New Alabama " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 644. "So we got: N'Afghanistan, N'Albania, N'Andorra, N'Argentina, N'Australia, N'Austria, N'Belgium, N'Bhutan, N'Bolivia, N'Brazil, N'Bulgaria, N'Burma . . . yuwanna be bored, read an atlas. "
Burmese galaxy 2373 Carey, Diane. Flashback (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 222. Rangoon
Burmese Myanmar 1941 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Tilting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1995); pg. 301. Burma
Burmese Myanmar 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 51. "...and write a script for their stupid 'March of Time' series about the Flying Tigers in Burma. "
Burmese Myanmar 1980 Maggin, Elliot S. Superman: Miracle Monday. New York: Warner Books (1981); pg. 138. -
Burmese Myanmar 1999 Banks, Iain. The Business. New York: Simon & Schuster (1999); pg. 51. -
Burmese Myanmar 2000 Leong, Russell. "Virgins and Buddhas " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000); pg. 228. "'...I myself am Chinese, but I was born in Burma...' "
Burmese Myanmar 2008 Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 272. Rangoon
Burmese Myanmar 2027 Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 22. "...to read the daily news on the video wall. WAR IN BURMA SPILLS INTO BANGLADESH. "
Burmese Myanmar 2276 Clarke, Arthur C. Imperial Earth. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1976); pg. 83. Rangoon
Burmese New York: New York City 2050 Knight, Damon. "Good-Bye, Dr. Ralston " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1985); pg. 186. Burma Shave
Burmese North Dakota 1996 McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 15. "Max had read three of the novels, Yellow Storm, Night in Shanghai, and Burma Crossing. "
Bushido/Samurai Asia 3000 Lusbader, Eric Van. Dai-San. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1978) [This entire novel appears to be set in far-future Japan and/or China. The Japanese culture is apparently based on feudal, bushido-oriented warrior culture.]
Bushido/Samurai British Columbia: Vancouver 2000 Faerber, Jay. "X-Men Movie Prequel: Wolverine " in X-Men: Beginnings, Vol. 1. New York: Marvel Comics (2000); pg. 23. "'...It appears as if our little problem just became a big problem. The woman has a protector.' [Wolverine]

'Send for the Silver Samurai.' " [Here the Japanese crime lord commands that his people send for the super-powered, Japanese mercenary, a self-styled samurai who calls himself the 'Silver Samurai.']



Bushido/Samurai, continued

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