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Future on Ice (1998) [Anthology]
by Isaac Asimov Greg Bear Gregory Benford Octavia E. Butler Orson Scott Card C. J. Cherryh John Crowley Karen Joy Fowler Lisa Goldstein John Kessel Nancy Kress George R. R. Martin Lewis Shiner S. C. Sykes John Varley Andrew Weiner Walter Jon Williams David Zindell Rating: Weighted - 9.3 / Average - 10.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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A widely varied, immensely enjoyable, and historically important anthology, Future On Ice is a showcase for the hottest stories by the coolest SF writers of the 1980s. Complete with a preface, introduction, and story notes by Card himself, here are early stories from eighteen incredibly talented authors who have since shattered the face of science fiction.


  • Science Fiction and "The Force" [Introduction] by Orson Scott Card
  • Robot Dreams by Isaac Asimov
  • Portraits of His Children by George R. R. Martin
  • Tourists by Lisa Goldstein
  • Blood Music by Greg Bear
  • Timeís Rub by Gregory Benford
  • Shanidar by David Zindell
  • Speech Sounds by Octavia E. Butler
  • Snow by John Crowley
  • Kleinís Machine by Andrew Weiner
  • Pots by C. J. Cherryh
  • PRESS ENTER [] by John Varley
  • Dinosaurs by Walter Jon Williams
  • Face Value by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Cabracan by Lewis Shiner
  • Rockabye Baby by S. C. Sykes
  • The Pure Product by John Kessel
  • Out of All Them Bright Stars by Nancy Kress
  • The Fringe by Orson Scott Card

Original title: Future on Ice
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Speech Sounds (1983) [Short Story]
      Author: Octavia E. Butler
     Blood Music (1983) [Novelette]
      Author: Greg Bear
     Press Enter ■ (1984) [Novella]
      Author: John Varley
     Portraits of His Children (1985) [Novelette]
      Author: George R. R. Martin
     Pure Product, the (1986) [Novelette]
      Author: John Kessel
     Robot Dreams (1986) [Short Story]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Face Value (1986) [Short Story]
      Author: Karen Joy Fowler
     Dinosaurs (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Walter Jon Williams

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Future on Ice (1998)
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Language: English

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Future on Ice (1998)

ISBN: 0312866941

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