Visions III



These Stories, By Seventeen Talented International Authors, Illustrate Widely Diverse Visions Of The Life And Death Conditions Humans Will Face While Living And Traveling Far From Humankind S Home World Many Things Will Change, In The Far Off Future, But Human Nature, Most Likely, Will Remain The Same The Same Joy And Sorrow, Resolution And Conflict, Reward And Greed, Comfort And Fear Will Motivate The Distant Descendants Of Present Day Earth And Drive Humans Forever Forward In The Race To Immortality From The Sun To The Borders Of The Solar System, Visions III Inside The Kuiper Belt Looks At The Ways Humankind Will Explore After The Inner And Outer Planets Become Part Of The Known And Inhabited Systems, Humans Will Venture Outward, To The Kuiper Belt And The Oort Cloud, Laying Claim To Everything Within The System S Boundaries Beyond Neptune, At The Edge Of The Solar System Lies The Doughnut Shaped Ring Of Objects Known As The Kuiper Belt Each One Smaller Than Earth S Moon, The Kuiper Belt Objects KBOs Include Chunks Of Ice, Asteroids, Planetoids, And The Dwarf Planet Pluto According To Scientific Theory, Outside The Kuiper Belt, The Oort Cloud Surrounds The Solar System Like A Giant, Invisible Snow Globe, So Vast That Even Traveling At Nearly A Million Miles A Day, NASA S Voyager 1 Spacecraft Will Take 300 Years To Reach The Oort Cloud And 30,000 Years To Exit The Other Side.Visions III

Carrol Fix is a former computer consultant who currently resides near San Diego, California Her book, MISHKA Book One of The Quadrate Mind, received the Published Fiction Third Place Award in the 2005 Arizona Literary Contest and Book Awards, and it was also a winner in the Pikes Peak Writers 2000 Paul Gillette Memorial Writing Contest Her short story, Time of the Phoenix, appeared in the Ma

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  • Paperback
  • 340 pages
  • Visions III
  • Carrol Fix
  • English
  • 16 August 2018
  • 9780996625524

13 thoughts on “Visions III

  1. says:

    Far away from Earth, beyond Neptune, the outer rim of our solar system has a doughnut shaped ring called the Kuiper Belt, made up of asteroids, planetoids, ice, rocks, space dust, and everything else one would find underneath a galactic couch that hasn t been vacuumed in a while.As of yet we don t know a lot about this part of our solar system Here we have 17 stories speculating on what we might find when we get out there Karl s Ride by W A FixAn old fashioned heist story set in the outer regions of our solar system A group of thieves masquerading as honest citizens who don t even know each other work terribly hard together for the potential of a HUGE payday No high stakes horror here just good old fashioned fun of let s try and steal the massive amount of money from the rich jerk who doesn t deserve it A fun story.Aphelion by Bruce DavisA brilliant idea send people with immune deficiencies on missions to outer space where they will be isolated from other germ riddled people and be safe in the sterile spaceship environment VR keeps the boredom away A sweet story about finding love anywhere.Waters Above The Heavens by Kara Race MooreI wrote this The story, despite the sci fi elements, is actually heavily influenced by the 19th century white settlement of the American Midwest and how many of them were...

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    In the Cold war years, fiction, like reality, explored the benefits and consequences of scientific discovery Predictions of mutually assured apocalypse became so frequent, many sci fi fans were surprised to reach the 21st century unscathed But the peaceful end to the Cold War was followed by natural and political tsunamis Science fiction rang cowbells of apocalyptic despair Recently, some close flying asteroids and our expanding awareness of the fragility of life on Earth have given us a new imperative to explore space We ve also seen how fiction can inspire scientific discoveries This has inspired some sci fi writers to come out of the doldrums of dystopia, towards a new realm of possibilities.Visions III, Inside the Kuiper Belt, edited by Carrol Fix, explores those possibilities It s an anthology of futuristic stories, written by an international group of writers, set in the Kuiper Belt, a region of the solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune Why so far Well, we are talking about space travel go big or go home Visions III is not always optimistic, but takes the position that humankind will have gotten as far as the Kuiper Belt because most problems have a solution This anthology, published when New Horizons and photos of Pluto were all over the news, mixes newfound reality with imagination...

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    My review of this anthology goes live 12 March 2016 at Perihelion Science Fiction ezine free reviews, short stories, comics, essays and , original material, new every month.The allure of space travel and pioneering Space, The Final Frontier cue the Star Trek theme song gets hit with a dose of realism here It gives me new appreciation for being stranded on the road in need of a new transmission in a barren stretch of Colorado That three day hitch in our family vacation now seems like s trip to paradise compared to mechanical problems in a starship thousands of light years from anything.The stories here are varied but all have in common the perils of pioneers everywhere, the sense of humor that sometimes keeps them going, or the fortitude There s also the profit motive driving the risk takers in a least one story.Long distance romance the stupid boss the rich show off who d treat his buddies to an off world fishing expedition the horror of picking up something from a planet and bringing...

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