Welcome to Critique Circle

New To Critique Circle?
Sign up for a free account and become a member in seconds!
CREATE A FREE ACCOUNT
 
 
What is Critique Circle all about?
What do our members say?
Some Statistics
Already have an account?
Sign in to access member functions


Trouble signing in?
Forgot your password?

The Critique Circle Blog
 Science and Swordplay -- by Rick Ellrod
Sunday, 8 Oct at 03:11

Since advanced weapons are available in much science fiction—the famous "ray gun" is iconic—it’s surprising how often a fight comes down to the humble, and archaic, sword. Some examples show us how this is justified in a science fiction context, and why authors and readers may be fond of swordfights.  [more...]
Response from Botanist 13 Oct at 20:52
Interesting post, Rick. I've tussled with this question myself. In my far-future universe most pe...  [read all 5 responses...]



Member submitted content is © individual members.
Other material is ©2003-2017 critiquecircle.com
Back to top