Michael Jan Friedman

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antigravity adj. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper ii. i. 9 The engineer gestured and a man-sized duranium container, supported by an antigravity cart, appeared in the chapel’s doorway.
asteroid belt n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper iii. ii. 19 The most remarkable thing we encountered was an asteroid belt.
avian adj. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper iii. ix. 116 Is nacelles extended like the wings of some monstrous avian predator.
class M planet n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper ii. viii. 124 ‘She’s class-M’, Lieutenant Lynch said of the red-orange world depicted on their main viewscreen.
force field n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper iii. ii. 25 We imprisoned Gary behind a forcefield while we cannibalized some of the station’s hardware to fix the drive.
graviton n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper iii. xviii. 169 Kirk pressed the stud on the jury-rigged graviton projector.
hovercar n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper iii. ii. 31 High overhead, a hovercar skimmed the tops of the buildings, twisting in the bright sunlight.
Klingon n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper iii. ii. 19 He glanced at the base of the memorial spire, where the names of the Klingons’ victims were inscribed.
light-day n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper i. i. 4 There’s a planet a few light-days away from here.
light-year n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper ii. i. 13 The vast likelihood was that we would both die on that ball of mud fifty light-years from home.
photon torpedo n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper i. v. 61 Phasers, disruptors, photon torpedoes…none of those technologies had been invented yet.
planetside adv. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper ii. i. 7 It was only customary to do so when a crewman lacked family and friends planetside.
stasis field n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper ii. iv. 80 When everyone is accounted for, we'll place a stasis field around them.
stellar cartography n. 1997 M. J. Friedman Redemption of Silver Surfer xvi. 240 Reed smiled. ‘It’s a course change, Ben. One that’ll take us to a planet known as Nicanthus Prime in Prodigion’s stellar cartography files. Mind you, I’m not sure who gave it that name or even who originally mapped the sector in question, but—’
warp drive n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper ii. i. 2 They had only made a stop at Delta Vega to obtain the hardware they required to repair their warp drive.
warp speed n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper i. v. 61 Earth’s forces had warp-speed capability, while the Romulans had to rely on mere impulse engines.
wormhole n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother’s Keeper iii. v. 64 Long-range sensors turned up something we were not prepared for—namely, a series of subspace wormholes.
xenobiologist n. 1999 M. J. Friedman My Brother's Keeper i. vi. 72 One was Mayhar-Perth, the xenobiologist.