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Eden Log

Film (2007). Studio Impéria Films/Bac Films. Directed by Franck Vestiel. Written by Vestiel and Pierre Bordage. Cast includes Clovis Cornillac and Vimala Pons. 97 minutes. Colour. / A confused and confusing puzzle picture in which a man (Cornillac) has to learn the world before destroying it. After waking in a cave with Amnesia, he struggles his way to a seemingly abandoned subterranean facility (see Underground). ...

McDonough, Alex

A House Name used for the Sharecropped Scorpio sequence packaged by Byron Preiss for Ace Books in the 1990s. All volumes save the first – whose author is unknown – are by Janet Fox. [JC/DRL]

Nayman, Ira

(?   -    ) US author and editor who began to publish work of genre interest with Alternate Reality Ain't What It Used to Be (coll 2008), opening the sf Humour sequence The Alternate Reality News Service that continued with What Were Once Miracles Are Now Children's Toys (coll 2010); there are further self-published volumes. The lengthier and also humorous Transdimensional Authority series ...

Galanter, Dave

(1969-2020) US author of several Ties to Star Trek series: Star Trek: The Next Generation #31: Foreign Foes (1994) with Greg Brodeur; Star Trek Voyager: Battle Lines (1999) with Greg Brodeur; a two-volume miniseries, Star Trek: The Next Generation: Maximum Warp: Book One (2001) and Star Trek: The Next Generation: Maximum Warp: Book Two (2001), both with Greg Brodeur, dealing with an ...

Fahrenheit 451 [game]

Videogame (1984). Telarium. Designed by Len Neufeld. Platforms: AppleII, C64, DOS (1984); Mac (1985); AtariST, MSX (1986). / Fahrenheit 451 is an illustrated text Adventure which serves as a sequel to Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (February 1951 Galaxy as "The Fireman"; exp 1953), and to which Bradbury made significant ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...

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