The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

Language: English

Pages: 512

ISBN: 0762445920

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

Language: English

Pages: 512

ISBN: 0762445920

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Over the past 100 years the technology of war has advanced enormously in destructive power. So what will future wars be like? And what will cause them: religion, politics, resources, refugees, or advanced weaponry itself? Watson and Whates present a collection of gripping SF stories which explores a daunting gamut of possible future conflicts: nuclear tactics and enhanced soldiery, terrorism and cyberware, intelligent robotic machines and even war with aliens.

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It was possible he wore a camera that was observable inside on a monitor, and he would definitely report her as soon as he recovered from the oddity of the situation. She twisted her right arm to unsling, then pointed her rifle and shot him through the faceplate. The eruption of atmosphere and vaporized blood indicated he was dead. She put two more bullets through him to make sure, the effect eerie in the silence. The recoil of the weapon was mild, but with no gravity or atmosphere it started

is no time limit, for here there is no time. The survivor is the champion of his race. That race survives.” “But—” Carson’s protest was too inarticulate for expression, but the voice answered it. “It is fair. The conditions are such that the accident of physical strength will not completely decide the issue. There is a barrier. You will understand. Brain-power and courage will be more important than strength. Most especially courage, which is the will to survive.” “But while this goes on, the

theme in the 1960s, and his interstellar killing machines make him, as it were, Mr Berserker, although he also wrote much varied and energetic fiction ranging from sword and sorcery and riffs upon Dracula to time-travel to extraordinary solo SF novels such as The Veils of Azlaroc. Besides, he was an editor of the Encyclopedia Britannica and wrote the original entry there on science fiction. CARR SWALLOWED A pain pill and tried to find a less uncomfortable position in the combat chair. He keyed

separated a person long-ways out?” “I remember,” said Franco, voice low. “You think they may have AI tech?” “I always thought the junks low-tech, but … we should prepare for anything. This gig stinks like a dead cat.” “You want to ditch the boat?” “Maybe. I’m considering it.” They paused, and something slopped in the river. They glanced at one other. “I saw something,” said Pippa, carefully, hoisting her weapon, nervous now, gun tracking an invisible foe. The river seemed deeper, here, more

wreckage, vanishing quickly as its air supply dissipated into the aether. “Now we wait for rescue,” Fitzwilliam said. “Do you know any good word games?” “Rescue by whom?” Sarah asked, calmly. “We are going to die in here, aren’t we?” He looked at her and she could see that he was considering what to say. “Yes, I’m afraid that’s likely,” he eventually replied. “The boat will drop into Lucifer when the galvanic cell fails and the cavorite panels stop working but I fancy that we will be dead by

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