Barbara Hambly

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android n. 1994 B. Hambly Crossroad xvii. 256 She had finally found him, or the android he had built to house his mind and personality, he had built for himself an android geisha.
astrogation n. 1994 B. Hambly Crossroad xi. 161 We're an independent research and communications corporation contracted to assist with astrogation.
astrogator n. 1994 B. Hambly Crossroad ii.17 My astrogator and supercargo. We're free traders.
beam v. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael i. 19 Spock’s first transmission had come as the last of the Enterprise crew members were beaming aboard.
communicator n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael i.19 After a final, cautious communicator scan of the base, he returned to the ship himself.
holocam n. 1997 B. Hambly Star Wars: Planet of Twilight (1998) 289 As far as Luke could tell, there were no holocams or viewers in the stairwell: only a close-crowding monotony of permacrete walls, grimy with the brown tracks of drochs.
hyperspace n. 1994 B. Hambly Crossroad xi. 147 The rumor a ship appearing…without long-range effect on the fabric of hyperspace, had flown like lightning among the crew.
jumpship n. 1994 B. Hambly Crossroad x. 132 A Fleet jumpship could have materialized inside the buoy ring.
Klingon n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael i. 9 And the Klingons are very skillful about things like that.
morph v. 2 1997 B. Hambly Star Wars: Planet of Twilight (1998) 237 Pain stabbed through her… The soft-bodied thing that had fallen on her morphed out grabbing legs, hooks that sank into her flesh as she cried out and tried to pull it loose.
offworld adv. 1997 B. Hambly Star Wars: Planet of Twilight (1998) 385 He would be back to this world, he knew: to bring back the Guardians, when those who went offworld to form the droch-killing apparatus returned.
prime directive n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael xviii.235 They’d seen thousands of them on planets that the Prime Directive had forbidden them to touch.
Singularity n. 1994 B. Hambly Crossroad x.142 We’ll make a run for the singularity shear and hope their phaser targeting is thrown out of calibration.
space flight n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael x. 143 Earth history before we made contact with other space-flight civilizations is too limited for what we want.
speculative fiction n. 1 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael xv. 207 The fathers of speculative fiction. Wells dealt in invasion of the Earth.
starbase n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael vii. 102 That hellish journey from Starbase Twelve to Alpha Eridani III.
timestream n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael xix. 252 We are, in fact, the product of a tampered time-stream already.
time warp n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael iv. 59 Time warps can be created.
viewscreen n. 1985 B. Hambly Ishmael i. 17 Kirk realized he was still staring half-hypnotized at the small darkness of his cabin viewscreen.