1984T. ZahnReturn to Fold in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact Sept. 15/2
Max I trust. It’s those rinks who're supposed to hold the port steady for us. They're all dirtsiders at heart, you know. Lunatics, every last one of them.
2001T. ZahnAngelmass 329
EmDef can have a transport to them in twenty minutes… There’s also a double ring of emergency escape pods set around the tube connecting the catapult and net sections of the station.
2005T. ZahnNight Train to Rigel (2006) 302
But as I say, all peoples were beaten back to pre-space-flight levels, some to even preindustrial levels. So matters remained for three hundred years. The Thread still existed, but no one had the capability to reach it. Indeed, for most peoples even the rumor of its existence was lost…. Then, by chance, the Chahwyn discovered a cache of Shonkla-raa technology that had been hidden before war’s end. With it we were able to reach again into space; and with access to the Thread, we gained the stars.
2001T. ZahnAngelmass xxviii. 264
‘What would you say…if I told you I think Angelmass has become sentient?’ ‘I'd probably say you'd been working too hard…it’s a black hole. A fruitcake would have more chance of spontaneously developing sentience than it would.’
2013T. ZahnCall to Arms in Beginnings iv. 141
‘The uniform could be Solarian,’ Travis affirmed, scanning the search results. ‘But a lot of Core World navies wear something similar. What we could see of the insignia looked more like something the Tahzeeb Navy uses.’
1991T. ZahnStar Wars: Heir to the Empire (1992) 207
If you’ll hold your present position, X-wing, we'll move up close enough to throw a force cylinder out to you… Unless you’d rather suit up and spacewalk across.
2013T. ZahnA Call to Arms in Beginnings 139
Surreptitiously, Travis touched the helmet of his vac suit, fastened securely beside his station. Knowing it was there made him feel marginally safer. Marginally.