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Miller, Steve

(1950-2024) US author who began publishing work of genre interest with "Shalgiel" for Flux Magazine in 1976, one of his few solo works, as he soon began collaborating with Sharon Lee with "The Naming of Kinzel: The Foolish" (June 1984 Fantasy Book); all his novels have been with Lee, primarily the Liaden Universe sequence of Space Opera tales, set in expansive (though not adventurously ...

Morgan, Lara

Pseudonym of Australian author Lara Brncic (1971-    ), whose first series, the Twins of Saranthium sequence beginning with Awakening (2008), is fantasy [not listed below]. She is of sf interest for The Rosie Black Chronicles beginning with The Rosie Black Chronicles: Genesis (2010), set in a Ruined Earth Western Australia about 500 years hence, after society has been divided into three mutually ...

Hussey, David

(?   -    ) UK author of a Utopia, No Sting, No Honey (1938), set on a South Pacific Island where women, following Eugenic precepts, have transformed themselves into the dominant sex (see Feminism). [JC]

Kill La Kill

Japanese animated tv series (2013-2014). Trigger. Directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi. Written by Kazuki Nakashima. Voice cast includes Kinryu Arimoto, Ami Koshimizu, Romi Park, Toshihiko Seki, Yukari Tamura and Ryoka Yuzuki. 24 24-minute episodes plus one OVA. Colour. / Student Ryuko Matoi (Koshimizu), hunting her father's killer, joins Honnouji Academy. It is run by the student council, led by Satsuki Kiryuin (Yuzuki), the daughter of ...

Conspiracy X

Role Playing Game (1996). New Millenium. Designed by Rick Ernst, Shirley Madewell, Chris Pallace. / The game of Conspiracy X shares much with its rather more haunting contemporary Delta Green (1997) (see Call of Cthulhu). Player characters are agents for a secretive organization known as Aegis which defends present day America against paranormal threats, frequently of extraterrestrial ...

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its listing of Pseudonyms. ...



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