Peter David

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android n. 1992 P. David Imzadi i. 7 Standing outside the field, staring at the Guardian, was an android.
astronavigation n. 1995 P. David Captain's Daughter iv. xix. 175 Making astronavigation interesting was not an easy task.
astronavigator n. 2003 P. David No Limits 202 Amazon’s standard controls lacked the fourth-dimensional modeling of the holograph, but McHenry might be the best astronavigator in Starfleet.
disruptor n. 1995 P. David Captain's Daughter ii. vii. 72 A disruptor blast sliced just above his head.
elsewhen adv. 1992 P. David Imzadi i. 3 The man in the greenish yellow shirt, whose mind was elsewhere and elsewhen.
empath n. 1992 P. David Imzadi (1993) 121 Deanna’s no mind reader. She’s an empath. She senses moods, emotions, feelings.
empathic adj. 1992 P. David Imzadi v. 33 Betazoids walked a fine line between a desire for privacy and acceptance of its impossibility—for amidst an empathic society, privacy was at best a pretense and it was rude to pretend otherwise.
holodeck n. 1992 P. David Imzadi vi. 46 Every so often, when I was feeling frivolous, I'd put it on and romp around the holodeck.
humanoid n. 1992 P. David Imzadi xxiv. 189 Phaser blasts can stop them but not on lower settings. Ranges that stun the Sindareen can severely injure, even kill other humanoids.
offworlder n. 1992 P. David Imzadi xiii. 97 Weddings are always done out loud, in consideration of any offworlders who might be in the audience.
parallel universe n. 1992 P. David Imzadi iii. 25 It’s something that has been considered…that parallel universes are, in fact, alternative time tracks.
phaser n. 1992 P. David Imzadi xvii. 124 Tang stroked his round, stubbled chin. The large phaser he always wore was clipped to his waist and slapped against his thick leg.
planetfall n. 1992 P. David Imzadi xxii. 177 Our calculations have them making planetfall right in the heart of the city.
planetside adv. 1992 P. David Imzadi v. 35 I really am a sleaze. I've been back planetside a few times…but I never saw you. Never tried to contact you.
positronic adj. 1995 P. David Captain’s Daughter i. ii. 16 Thousands of landing-party assignments had been fed into a vast database, processed through positronic circuitry as perfected in the M9 computer.
smeg v. 1992 P. David Imzadi vii. 52 ‘He, um... well, the child seemed to be under the confused impression that the Cordian was, in fact, an accordion. He asked the ambassador to play “Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star” on himself.’ Picard moaned softly. ‘How did the ambassador react?’ ‘He took it in stride, actually. He said it’s happened to him on several occasions in the past and suggested that it might be time, and I quote, “to learn how to play the smegging thing.”’
spacer n. 1 1992 P. David Imzadi iv. 28 You can take the man out of space, but you can’t take the spacer out of the man, eh?
starbase n. 1992 P. David Imzadi ii. 16 He had in the beginning, back when he'd taken on the command of the starbase three years ago.
terraforming n. 1995 P. David Captain’s Daughter ii. v. 48 After all, terraforming techniques were being used on far-off worlds to transform them into Earth-like environments.
Terran n. 1 1992 P. David Imzadi i. 6 She passed her associate coordinator, Harry, who didn’t seem to notice her. A muscular and dark-hued terran.
warp n. 1992 P. David Imzadi xxxvi. 275 The next thing I knew, the Chance had blown out of here at warp three.