By Poul Anderson
Greater than only a selection of a few of Poul Anderson's so much acclaimed works, Going for Infinity is either a party and a memoir of Anderson's exceptional sixty-year profession in technology fiction and fable. along a number of Hugo and Nebula Award-winning tales, Anderson additionally stocks autobiographical musings and fond thoughts as he seems to be again at an entire life spent crafting lots of technology fiction's so much memorable adventures. From the moons of Saturn to the beaches of an enchanted isle, the striking breadth of Poul Anderson's mind's eye is on considerable show all through this once-in-a-lifetime assortment, besides a private glimpse into the guy himself.
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Scobie’s voice shook. ” He gazed straight before him, letting Saturn fill his eyes with dazzle. “Else we’d have stayed…insane? Maybe not, by definition. ” “It would have been easier,” she mumbled. ” Broberg shivered. The slackness in her countenance gave place to the same tension that was in his. “Oh, no,” she said, quite softly but in the manner of full consciousness. “No, you were right, of course. ” “You’ve always had as much guts as anybody, Jean. ” Scobie’s hand chopped empty space, a gesture of dismissal.
I like to cook,” she smiled. ” Her eyes went past the house, down to the beach and out over the restless sun-sparked water. The sea breeze ruffled her red hair, it was like a flame in the cool shade of the trees. “I think they must miss a lot in the Solar System,” she said. ” “You might like it if you went there,” I said. ” “I know I like what we have here,” she answered. I thought there was a faint note of defiance in her voice. “If Sol is just a legend, I can’t be sure I’d like the reality.
Scobie’s pain had subsided to a bearable intensity. He rose, went over to look, whistled, and said, “I judge he’s doomed unless we get him to the boat and give him proper care almighty soon. ” Tears ran silently down Broberg’s cheeks. ” Danzig asked. “’Fraid not,” Scobie replied. “I’ve taken paramedical courses, and in fact I’ve seen a case like this before. ” “I read a lot,” she said dully. “They weep, the dead children weep,” Garcilaso muttered. Danzig sighed. “Okay, then. ” “No, listen,” Danzig said fast.
Going For Infinity by Poul Anderson