Amy Thomson

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gate n. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) xxxi. 453 There’s not much to do up here except keep the ship ticking over until the supply ship comes through the gate. We're not expecting them for another month and a half.
hyperspace n. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) viii. 84 Was the mother ship gone as well? Had the Kotani Maru made the jump to hyperspace? Could they still come back for her?
jump n. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) viii. 84 Was the mother ship gone as well? Had the Kotani Maru made the jump to hyperspace? Could they still come back for her?
jump pilot n. 2003 A. Thomson Storyteller 3 The ancient freighter’s Jump pilot had been pushing ships through Jump space for nearly forty years.
jump point n. 1999 A. Thomson Through Alien Eyes (2000) i. 35 In the three months it took to reach the jump point, the two Tendu learned to be comfortable with speaking aloud.
jumpship n. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) viii. 89 A Jump ship retrieved the crew about ten years ago.
Luna n. 1999 A. Thomson Through Alien Eyes (2000) ii. 71 Dr. Louise Caisson…previously served as a researcher at the Center for Contagious Diseases on Luna.
mother ship n. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) viii. 84 Was the mother ship gone as well? Had the Kotani Maru made the jump to hyperspace? Could they still come back for her?
plasteel n. 1999 A. Thomson Through Alien Eyes (2000) ii. 43 She looked down at the bland grey plasteel table.
space sick adj. 1999 A. Thomson Through Alien Eyes (2000) iii. 102 A sudden wave of queasiness sent her to her seat. She must be more exhausted than she realized; she hadn’t been spacesick since she was a small child.
starship n. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) viii. 85 Radio and starships were beyond the scope of these aliens' lives.
Terran adj. 1995 A. Thomson Color of Distance (1999) x. 134 Only eight of them had word-equivalents in any of the Terran languages she knew.
tri-v n. 1999 A. Thomson Through Alien Eyes (2000) iii. 100 Moki and Ukatonen…spent most of the day watching the Tri-V or listening to Analin and Eerin talk about them. It was fun at first, seeing themselves on the Tri-V, but they only showed the same few pictures and words.
viewscreen n. 1999 A. Thomson Through Alien Eyes (2000) ii. 47 Her father reached out and touched the viewscreen. ‘We've missed you so much.’