Broken River, Shattered Sky

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Language: English

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Cast: Christopher Jensen, Bill Weeden, Star E. The real world has caught up with predictions regarding implants and communications systems." The yellow cross marks those items which are lame, and support the plot in some way, but can be saved if there is a supporting justification. Essentially a masterworks course with the intent of distinguishing among science fiction, fantasy, and horror. A lot of sci-fi has been successful within made-up worlds.

Pages: 320

Publisher: Review & Herald Publishing (February 25, 2004)

ISBN: 0828017735

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