R. Garcia y Robertson

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dirtside n. 1995 R. Garcia y Robertson Gone to Glory in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction July 135 First came a distress bulletin, direct from dirtside.
earthwoman n. 2005 R. Garcia y Robertson Oxygen Rising in Asimov’s Science Fiction 110 ‘Soo, what do you think?’ the Earthwoman switched subjects. ‘Are we getting out of this alive?’
gravity drive n. 2009 R. Garcia y Robertson SinBad the Sand Sailor July 44 Heat shield, gravity drive, and life-support system had been sold off long ago. The former spaceship was crammed with loot, crawling with cats, and patrolled by pit bulls.
kilohour n. 1989 R. Garcia y Robertson Cast on a Distant Shore in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Apr. 16 Her eyes were as wide and brown as his, but the lines on her face were deeper. The woman was several score kilohours older than Kafirr.
planetfall n. 2005 R. Garcia y Robertson Oxygen Rising in Asimov’s Science Fiction 125 Having said virtually nothing since planetfall, he and Tammy approached the main bunker.
robocop n. 1998 R. Garcia y Robertson Starfall in Asimov’s Science Fiction July 114 Her robo-cop escort hustled Tiffany past crying babies and disbelieving parents.
space pirate n. 2006 R. Garcia y Robertson Teen Angel in Asimov’s Science Fiction Feb. 120 She stared at the purple-haired punk, wondering if she was doing him any favors, coddling and protecting him with her lying smiles. It only made her look like a pretty push-over with a space pirate boyfriend.
tri-v n. 2002 R. Garcia y Robertson Ring Rats in Asimov’s Science Fiction Apr. 111 Millions of tons of misguided rock and ice hurtled right at Aetna II. An unnerving sight, even in 3V.
tri-v n. 2002 R. Garcia y Robertson Ring Rats in Asimov’s Science Fiction Apr. 111 Passengers packed into lounges and staterooms tuned to 3V found themselves staring up from the airless surface of Aetna II.
universal translator n. 1999 R. Garcia y Robertson Diana by Starlight in Asimov’s Science Fiction Mar. 25 This time she used the surface dialect—a combination of hoots, clicks, grunts, and glottal stops that few non-Neanderthals could twist their tongues around. But she had a universal translator in her memory chip, part of her diplomatic equipment. He stared hard at her, plainly shocked that she could talk.