Rosel George Brown

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Rosel George Brown

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Callistan adj. 1966 K. Laumer & R. G. Brown Earthblood in Worlds of If July xxxviii. 135/1 A deep, recorded voice spoke from a slot beneath the display: โ€˜This was Vice-Admiral Stephen Murdoch, as he appeared in his last solido, taken only moments before he embarked on his last, heroic mission. Admiral Murdoch is renowned as the hero of the Battle of Ceres and of the Siege of the Callistan Redoubts. He was lost in space in the year eleven thousand, four hundred and two of the Atomic Era.โ€™
hull v. 1966 K. Laumer & R. G. Brown Earthblood in Worlds of If Science Fiction July 158/1 There was a shipโ€”oh, old, old, it was, Roan! Hulled in Deep Space by a rock half as big as a lifeboat, and drifting through space and centuriesโ€”until I found it. There was the body of a Man, frozen in an instant as the rock opened her decks to space.
light n. 2 1966 K. Laumer & R. G. Brown Earthblood in Worlds of If June 138/2 And four lights away, the Niss blockade of Terra still stands!
ray gun n. 1961 R. G. Brown Of All Possible Worlds in Fantasy and Science Fiction Feb. 51/1 [A]n explorer can take nothing but his body and mind in a windowless monad. That is the challenge of the job. And, in a way, it makes things easier. You do not find yourself looking at a crystal picturama and longing for home, or strapping on a ray gun and feeling superior to the natives. It is not possible to play God. There is no temptation to offer colored beads. You have nothing to offer but yourself. So you try to make that good.
spacer n. 2 1961 R. G. Brown Of All Possible Worlds in Fantasy and Science Fiction Feb. 47/2 [W]hen I saw the one-man spacers they were so perfect a symbol that I had a irresistible impulse to get in one. If anyone asks me why I travel about the galaxy, I say it is because I am an anthropologist and explorer.