Jody Lynn Nye

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avian n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 283 They were jealous of their position as the only sentient avians in the FSP.
avian adj. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 353 We've seen avian nests but they're always near water, preferably large lakes or rivers.
cold sleep v. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 13 The escape capsule in which he'd cold-slept had had another minor malfunction that left him staring drugged and half conscious through the port glass at open space for two days before the cryogenic process had kicked in.
generation ship n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 258 It was the oldest of the original EEC generation ships still in space.
holovision n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 189 Flatscreen pictures don’t have enough life in them… I prefer holovision every time.
jump n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 300 The ship was capable of running on its own power indefinitely in sublight, or making a single warp jump between short sprints before recharging.
planetside adv. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 7 During her remaining days planetside, she had turned over her laboratory work to a co-worker.
plasteel n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 95 I knew those struts were faulty. Trust Plasteel Corporation, the crew boss told us.
shapechange v. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 221 Lunzie lay back, trying to involve herself in the ratiocinations of Toli Alopa, a Weft detective who could shapechange to follow a suspect without fear of being spotted.
shapechanging adj. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 218 The receptionist, who Lunzie suspected was a shapechanging Weft because of the utter perfection of her human form, impassively checked Lunzie’s credit code.
shapeshift v. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 55 He’s so young, he doesn’t know yet that it’s considered bad manners by his people to shape-shift in public.
slugthrower n. 1996 J. L. Nye Ship Errant (1997) 65 From the confident manner with which she held her long-barreled slugthrower, Mirina guessed that some of the medals were for marksmanship.
Sol n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 167 Partly because of the Admiral’s influence, but also because it is convenient to our mission, we’re going to Alpha Centauri, then toward Sol.
sublight n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 300 The ship was capable of running on its own power indefinitely in sublight, or making a single warp jump between short sprints before recharging.
tri-v n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 35 Have I got a tri-vid team waiting to talk to me, too?
warp n. 1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 300 The ship was capable of running on its own power indefinitely in sublight, or making a single warp jump between short sprints before recharging.