Jerry Pournelle

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gripping hand n. 1986 J. Pournelle in Byte June 296/2 On the other hand, when I check with knowledgeable friends, they say they haven’t really solved the problem either. On the gripping hand, as the Moties say, I know it can be done.
military science fiction n. 1979 J. Pournelle Mercenaries & Military Virtue in D. Drake Hammer’s Slammers Introd. p. ix Military science fiction is a highly specialized art form. It is attempted often, but there are few writers who know science, society, and the military well enough to write a good story of war in the future.