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Behr, Ira Steven

(1953-    ) US Television producer, scriptwriter and author, whose main work (in all his capacities) has been for the Star Trek universe, specifically Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, to which enterprise belong his two ties: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition (1995) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Legends of the Ferengi (1997) with Robert Hewitt Wolfe. ...

Chetwode, R D

(?   -?   ) UK author, probably pseudonymous, active during the 1890s. The Marble City: Being the Strange Adventures of Three Boys (1895) features a South Pacific Island Lost World whose Aryan-Lemurian inhabitants boast high attainments. Nevertheless the three heroes marooned there soon make their escape, enriched. [JC]

Curtis, Robert

(1889-1936) UK author, in active service during World War One, whose The Table: The Novel of Edgar Wallace's Film Story (1936) is a Tie to an unfilmed screenplay by Edgar Wallace, for whom Curtis worked as his secretary. A medical experiment goes wrong, resulting in the creation of Zombies who terrorize the mise en scene until defeated. None of Curtis's ...


In sf Terminology, a credit is a unit of Money. Credits are used widely in tales of the future. [PN]

Rogue Galaxy

Videogame (2005). Level 5. Designed by Akihiro Hino, Koji Hori, Takeshi Akasaka. Platforms: PS2 (2005); rev vt Rogue Galaxy: Director's Cut PS2 (2007). / Rogue Galaxy is a Console Role Playing Game (see Computer Role Playing Games), much influenced by Star Wars, but with the tone of a Young Adult ...

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, Kenneth Bulmer, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its ...

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