Alfred Stuart Urrutia (ledzep@d2.com)
Wed, 26 Jan 2000 22:11:56 -0800


Chien Ting Chin wrote:

> Federico Makabenta wrote:
> > But you're right, it's a pretty mediocre book. A classic in the sense that
> > it pioneered practically the entire hardcore military Sci-fi genre. But it
> > heavily influenced stuff outside of that literature - I think the one that
>
> The hardcore military scifi genre? Let me play dumb for a moment, what is
> this hardcore genre? Perhaps you can say ST inspired the anime ppl to
> convert the semi-magical giant robots (e.g. Getter) into convincing robots
> such as Gundam, Valkyries and EVAs.
>

I think he means Hammer's Slammers, Dorsai, Falkenberg's Legion, etc. Sci-fi
books.

Alfred.

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