Vonda N. McIntyre

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android n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect iii. 86 An android duplicate. Clones. Clones, hell, maybe he had a twin brother.
beam v. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect v. 130 Well…one could beam from one place, to the transporter room, then to another place.
continuum n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect Prologue6 Dust swirled down toward the puncture in the continuum.
gravitic adj. 1982 V. N. McIntyre Wrath of Khan Prologue 9 The message was only intermittantly comprehensible. β€˜β€¦ gravitic mine, lost all power.’
offworlder n. 1978 V. N. McIntyre Dreamsnake (1979) ii. 46 It was the place the offworlders sometimes landed.
sailship n. 1974 V. N. McIntyre Mountains of Sunset in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Feb. 106/1 She had not minded trading hunting grounds for sailship cubicles: the universe lay waiting. She entered the ship young and eager.
sense of wonder n. 1981 V. McIntyre Straining Your Eyes Through Viewscreen Blues in F. Herbert Nebula Winners Fifteen When I was a kid I used to wonder why people in sf stories always wrote with a stylus; I was curious what a stylus was and what made it different from a pencil or a pen. Imagine the damage to my sense of wonder when I realized that a stylus was a pencil or a pen, that all those exotic-sounding cold drinks were martinis or beer, that all those interesting hot drinks were coffee or tea.
shapechanger n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect v.137 It is also possible that the Enterprise is playing host to a shape-changer.
sublight n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect iii. 76 'Twould be better to stay at sublight.
subspace n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect Prologue 6 We're receiving a subspace transmission.
transporter n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect v. 130 Well…one could beam from one place, to the transporter room, then to another place.
utopian adj. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect v. 124 The present may seem Utopian to you.
zero-g n. 1981 V. N. McIntyre Entropy Effect i. 43 At the crystal growth station in the zero-g section of Aleph Prime.