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Way of Cross and Dragon, the (1979) [Short Story]
by George R. R. Martin Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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In a society containing a thousand, or more, worlds, the Catholic Church has it's work cut out for it when it tries to make sure the One True Faith is maintained without being corrupted by those the priests may meet.

First published in Omni, June 1979. Republished in:

  • Sandkings
  • The Omni Book of Science Fiction #4, ed. Ellen Datlow, Zebra 1985
  • The Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982
  • The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories
  • The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • GRRM: A RRetrospective

Original title: The Way of Cross and Dragon
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionReligion

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Sandkings (1981) [Collection]
      Author: George R. R. Martin
     Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , George R. R. Martin , Poul Anderson , John Varley , Clifford D. Simak , Gordon R. Dickson , Barry B. Longyear
     Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories, the (1992) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Ursula K. Le Guin , David Brin , Rudyard Kipling , H. G. Wells , William Gibson , George R. R. Martin , Brian W. Aldiss , Harry Harrison , Frederik Pohl , Cordwainer Smith , Thomas M. Disch , Walter M. Miller, Jr. , Bruce Sterling , James Blish , Larry Niven , A.E. van Vogt , Clifford D. Simak , Norman Spinrad , Paul J. McAuley , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Lewis Padgett , Jack Williamson , Raccoona Sheldon , Hilbert Schenck , John W. Campbell , Frank L. Pollock , Stanley G. Weinbaum , James H. Schmitz
     Good New Stuff, the (1999) [Anthology]
      Authors: Peter F. Hamilton , George R. R. Martin , Bruce Sterling , Stephen Baxter , Vernor Vinge , John Varley , Paul J. McAuley , Robert Reed , Michael Swanwick , Walter Jon Williams , Tony Daniel , Mary Rosenblum , George Turner , Janet Kagan , G. David Nordley , Maureen F. McHugh , R. García y Robertson
     GRRM: A RRetrospective (2003) [Collection]
      Author: George R. R. Martin
     Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy, the (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: Neil Gaiman , Ursula K. Le Guin , George R. R. Martin , Harlan Ellison , Octavia E. Butler , Bruce Sterling , Lucius Shepard , Greg Egan , John Varley , James Tiptree, Jr. , Pat Murphy , John Kessel , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Joanna Russ , John Crowley , Terry Bisson , Ted Chiang
     Galileo's Children (2005) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Ursula K. Le Guin , George R. R. Martin , Keith Roberts , Greg Egan , James Tiptree, Jr. , Mike Resnick , Robert Silverberg , Brendan DuBois , Edgar Pangborn , James Alan Gardner , Paul Park , Chris Lawson

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