[LMB] Amazing (ly ignorant) Stories

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Thu Sep 5 17:35:17 BST 2013

On Thu, Sep 05, 2013 at 02:30:55PM +1000, Gwynne Powell wrote:
> To me it's a variation of 'but if you let GIRLS play, they'll want to
> play GIRL stuff!'
> Apparently 'real' science fiction has to be all guns and machines, 
> and definitely no goopy emotional luvvy-duvvy stuff, or fuss about
> clothes. Or plots and devious stuff.  Just space ships and shooting. 

Well, considering how much romance there was in the Lensman books...
(like, quite a lot) even with the spaceships and shooting. 

Tony Z

The common word exact without vulgarity,
The formal word precise but not pedantic.

--T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets

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