an off-planet location
Its ambassador was the only person Hoddan coudl even imagine as listeningto him, and that because he came from off-planet, as Hoddan did.
Pirates of Ersatz in Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 19/1
They all had lost their jobs, most of them at the Icicle Works; they saw no future, and wanted off-planet. ]
in Galaxy Feb. 79/1
There were two possibilities. One: an attack from another camp. Some officer on King or New Java had gone spla and was trying a coup de planète. Two: an attack from off-planet.
Word for World Is Forest in H. Ellison Again, Dangerous Visions 37
So who was buying new cabs and bringing them in from off-planet?
Nightside City iv. 40
‘You from Parundia?’ ‘A bit farther than that, I'm afraid.’ ‘Off-planet?’ He nodded.
Ecolitan Operation xxii. 130
No dangerous animals except in zoos…and of course, with the League of Peoples, no one has to worry about attacks from off-planet.
Ascending xiv. 163
Research HistoryE.g. 'The attack came from off-planet'.
Douglas Winston submitted a 2001 cite from James Alan Gardner's "Ascending". Douglas Winston submitted a 1989 cite from Lawrence Watt Evans' "Nightside City". Douglas Winston submitted a 1989 cite from L.E.Modesitt Jr.'s "The Ecolitan Operation".
We would like cites of any date from other sources.
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