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Issue 1,058, February 16, 2020

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Letters to the Editor
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Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!
by L. Neil Smith
When I was just a little boy of nine, between Fourth and Fifth grades, my military family briefly visited New York City on our way to Pepperrell Air Force Base in St. John’s, Newfoundland. I was not impressed. Everything about the place was dirty, gritty, over-hyped, and the hotel we stayed in smelled of urine.
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On Making Plowshares
by Sarah A. Hoyt
I am not for war. In fact I don’t know anyone who is for war. War is a terrible thing. But it is not the most terrible thing.
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Shot from the Sky
by Jim Davidson
Tyrone and Pete went down the stairs outside Paradoxical Dining at the double. Parked on the street was a strange looking egg-shaped craft with fat stubby wings, a tiny rudder, and three enormous ducted fan engines. Two of these engines were in the wings and one was below the avionics nose cone up front. As they came up, the canopy of the flight pod folded back at a signal from Pete's keyless entry app on his encrypted smart phone. Pete took the driver side while Tyrone jumped into the passenger seat. They belted in as Pete started the engine. Then the vehicle lifted up on ducted fan engines and accelerated away.
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Another One Bites the Dust
by Sean Gangol
It seems like Hollywood is starting to lose the very thing that they used to be good at, which is the ability to make money. It’s not to say that there weren’t times where they had a few flops here and there because at the end of the day movies are nothing more than preverbal crapshoots. Though there used to be a time when movie makers were better at determining what their audience wanted to see. Now it seems as if they have completely lost that ability or they simply stopped caring. I have a feeling that it is probably the latter.
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A Review of the Fleet of Worlds Series by Niven and Lerner
by Harding McFadden
I think I was about thirteen when my uncle gave me a paperback copy of Niven and Pournelle’s Footfall. It was the first thing that I’d read by either man. For about a month I struggled through the first 80 or so pages, feeling like it was just beyond me, and was about ready to give up, when all of a sudden the Fithp hit with a vengeance. The remainder of the book was devoured over a long, sleepless night. Since then, I’ve read it a couple of times, and as I get older (though not necessarily smarter) I’ve come to enjoy those hard first 80 pages as much as the rest of the book. World building, man.
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By Any Other Name
by L. Neil Smith
Ramble with me for a while. Once upon a time, a great many decades ago—if not centuries—there was an extremely promising young English thespian who journeyed to old-time Hollywood to seek his fortune. When the handsome, leading man-type got there, he discovered, to his dismay and chagrin, that his name, the name he had been born with, the name his mother had bestowed upon him, had already been “taken” by one of the movies’ greatest and most memorable figures.
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