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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:08 am
by Rxke
ooh, he was a mathematicus, who made psycho-history, thus enabling some way to rouglylook into the future by calculating what people would do (except for one guy, the mule, who was unpredictable)

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:42 pm
by spud42
we have a winner!!! your turn Sir.....

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:23 pm
by Rxke
Dang... errrr

it's an asteroid floating though interstellar space. it's sentient.

It wanders into our neck of the woods and it meets a scoundrel (actually two)

title of the novel

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:33 am
by spud42
Rogue in Space

the wiki quotes bad reviews...

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:16 am
by Rxke
give that man a fresh coconutfish! :lol:

story was indeed subpar

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:43 am
by spud42
mmmm coconut crumbed friedfish..... different.

ok you next category for 20 points... ( starting with easy ones)

who is Sparhawk? author,series required. bonus points for stating his greeting to new people he meets.

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:26 pm
by Stormrider
David Eddings, The Elenium. Can't remember his greeting though. Excellent series.

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:11 am
by spud42
no problem Neighbour.

the coconut fish is yours..........

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 2:47 pm
by Stormrider
What diminutive species evolved on the surface of a neutron star?

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 2:53 pm
by Disembodied
Air pigs (in Stephen Baxter's Flux).

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 2:56 pm
by Cody
Cheela?

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:13 pm
by spud42

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:17 pm
by Stormrider
Cody wrote:Cheela?
Yep.

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:34 pm
by Disembodied
True enough - iirc the air pigs and other native fauna in Flux live inside a neutron star, not on its surface!

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:47 pm
by Cody
Where's me coconut?

Staying with neutron stars: who flew a ship named Skydiver on a mission to one?