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 Science and Swordplay -- by Rick Ellrod
Sunday, 8 Oct at 02:11

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 19:52
Interesting post, Rick. I've tussled with this question myself. In my far-future universe most pe...  [read all 5 responses...]

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