Mike Resnick

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alternate history n. 1992 M. Resnick Alternate Presidents Introd. p. ix Contrary to popular belief, science fiction does not necessarily have to look to the future to ask the question. A growing sub-genre of the field is the Alternate History story: what if Jesus had never lived, what if the Spanish Armada had destroyed the British fleet, what if the South had won the Civil War?
eyetracks n. 2004 M. Resnick Travels with My Cats in Asimov’s Science Fiction Feb. 17 I’d read all my other books so often you could almost see the eyetracks all over them.
holo n. 1988 M. Resnick Ivory (1989) 57 My doctor doesn’t have to see the man who destroyed his career on the holo every week.
holocam n. 2010 M. Resnick Incarceration of Captain Nebula in Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct.–Nov. 63 I'd have preferred to keep him incarcerated here, and eventually parade him out before the holocams either as a totally defeated prisoner or as drugged ‘convert’.
laser cannon n. 1981 M. Resnick Soul Eater i. 8 He glanced over some of the orders and began estimating what he'd need: a laser cannon, two vibrators, a molecular imploder (if he could get his hands on one somewhere on Northpoint). There'd be the standard hand weapons: the stungun, the screecher, and an old-fashioned laser pistol.
laser pistol n. 1981 M. Resnick Soul Eater i. 8 He glanced over some of the orders and began estimating what he'd need: a laser cannon, two vibrators, a molecular imploder (if he could get his hands on one somewhere on Northpoint). There'd be the standard hand weapons: the stungun, the screecher, and an old-fashioned laser pistol.
Mercurian adj. 2013 M. Resnick In Tombs of Martian Kings in Old Mars 202 The diminutive Mercurian waiter, who was used to him, paid him no attention as he brought Scorpio a drink and continued making his round of the tables.
Mercurian adj. 1994 M. Resnick Stop Press in Alien Pregnant by Elvis 297 Dear Mr. Resnick: What is so newsworthy about President Meacham having an affair with a Neptunian? My own wife is an egg-laying seven[-]limbed Mercurian porble, and I take extreme umbrage at your pedestrian notion that there is something unsavory about inter[-]species romance.
port n. 1981 M. Resnick Soul Eater (1992) 10 He remained in port for four days, until all his money for the most recent hunt had been cabled to him, then made preparations to pick up the Baffledivers in the Pinnipes system.
stun-gun n. 1981 M. Resnick Soul Eater i. 8 He glanced over some of the orders and began estimating what he'd need: a laser cannon, two vibrators, a molecular imploder (if he could get his hands on one somewhere on Northpoint). There'd be the standard hand weapons: the stungun, the screecher, and an old-fashioned laser pistol.
Venusian n. 2013 M. Resnick In Tombs of Martian Kings in Old Mars 230 Scorpio marveled once again at how much the Venusian could eat, and how quickly he could digest it.