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We will see how the literary, mythic, scientific, and cultural assumptions interact in a number of sf stories. I've not read many sci fi where despite flaws you get drawn into such a pro humanity narrative. Based on the story: Who goes there? / by John W. His epic novel of a near-future India, River of Gods, has many viewpoint characters. There have been other steps along the way and some of them quite wonderful as filmmakers of the last 30 years have taken advantage of advances in special effects and screenwriting as well as mining SF literature both specifically and in more general terms.

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Publisher: Enclave (July 20, 2016)


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