Re: Gundam fans read SF

Alfred Urrutia (
Wed, 27 Jan 1999 10:53:21 -0800 (PST)

On Jan 28, 12:20am, Richie Ramos wasted bandwidth discussing:
> Subject: Re: Gundam fans read SF
> >If I had to limit it to one author, it would be James H. Schmitz.
> >-Z-
> Well, I would give my vote to Frank Herbert...realizing a history as
> twisted as that of the Atreides line has to be something...A close second
> would be Asimov's Foundation, but I didn't like it when he started merging
> a lot of his old fics into it, specially Daneel Olivaw.

Are you sure that was an afterthought to merge them together? I got the
feeling that he intended that to be from the beginning. Maybe not but he's
not the only one to have far reaching universes comprised of many books.
If you like space opera, read *all* of H. Beam Piper's books, you'll love


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