Braving the Infinite: The Pilots of Science Fiction

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The pilot is one of the most enduring archetypes of science fiction. These characters come in all shapes and sizes, human and non-human, physical or virtual — yet they all embody our need to explore. To push our limits, and to willingly place ourselves at the merciless wiles of nature for a brief glimpse of what we might achieve.



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Tony Peak

Science Fiction & Fantasy author, member of SFWA, HWA, Planetary Society