Eric Flint

Image of Eric Flint
Eric Flint

See first quotes from Eric Flint

6 Quotations from Eric Flint

completist n. 2009 E. Flint Preface in Grantville Gazette V 1 For bibliophiles, collectors and completists, it was all very easy. Gazette 1 (electronic edition) became Gazette I (paper edition).
Galactic n. 2 2001 E. Flint Carthago Delenda Est in Foreign Legions ii. 253 The sepoy spoke again. The meaning of the words finally penetrated. Oddly, Agayan was surprised more by the fact of those words than their actual content. He had not realized that Gha could speak Galactic beyond a few crude and simple phrases.
gripping hand n. 2010 E. Flint & M. Kosmatka Time Spike 402 On the gripping hand…it was difficult to imagine Margo at a Manhattan socialite’s cocktail party.
uplift n. 2000 D. Freer & E. Flint Rats, Bats & Vats 387 The device secretes microfilaments into the brain to obtain raw data, whereafter it acts as an enhancement and logic coprocessor, enabling instant ‘uplift’ of various nonsentient animals.
uplift n. 2000 D. Freer & E. Flint Rats, Bats, & Vats iii. 27 The Korozhet also had slowshields, and the wondrous soft-cyber implants which had uplifted the rats and bats. The genetic engineers of the colony had ‘built’ the rats and latterly the bats, to flesh out the ranks of the pitifully small human army. Instant genetic uplift was beyond them—but the implants solved that.
uplift v. 2000 D. Freer & E. Flint Rats, Bats & Vats iii. 27 The Korozhet also had slowshields, and the wondrous soft-cyber implants which had uplifted the rats and bats. The genetic engineers of the colony had ‘built’ the rats and latterly the bats, to flesh out the ranks of the pitifully small human army.