Jack L. Chalker

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Jack L. Chalker

8 Quotations from Jack L. Chalker

construct n. 1987 J. L. Chalker Pirates of Thunder 2 It is true that I am a construct, carrying out my master programming instructions—but so are you. I am made of different stuff, in a different way, than you, and, unlike you, I know my creator and my engineers.
groundhog n. 1999 J. L. Chalker Priam's Lens ii. 17 Sharing birth years was an old sport among spacers, although not between them and the groundhogs.
laser pistol n. 1999 J. L. Chalker Sea is Full of Stars 61 Angel looked at Ming and saw that she had a full-power laser pistol stuck in her belt, which she now removed and checked.
sentience n. 1 1976 J. L. Chalker Jungle of Stars 39 When you died, your body stayed behind—but the sentience, the animator part of you, did not. This ‘self‘—the soul, if you will, although robbed of its religious connotations—is basically electrical.
sentient adj. 1976 J. L. Chalker Jungle of Stars 43 He'll come like a thief in the night—and in heavy disguise. He could be anybody—or anything—at all, any sentient beastie in the galaxy.
spacer n. 1 1999 J. L. Chalker Priam's Lens ii. 17 Sharing birth years was an old sport among spacers, although not between them and the groundhogs.
starbase n. 1999 J. L. Chalker Sea Is Full of Stars 58 The Ghomas likely won’t detect you, but if you use the cryogenic settings, you'll reach a Junction or Starbase or a known hospitable Realm world in due time.
sublight n. 1976 J. L. Chalker Jungle of Stars 110 The pilot’s flagship deployed some of the newcomers along the entire D-line front while keeping the original ships at sub-light.