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    Thread: Proposed entry: High Quito
Post: RE: Proposed entry: High Quito

Matterplay1 Wrote: (01-31-2014, 02:29 PM) -- Again, perhaps She (or her agents, who could have ideas of their own on the subject as long as they don't interfere with whatever plans She may have) bans...
EricRaymond Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 11 111 01-31-2014, 03:29 PM
    Thread: Proposed entry: High Quito
Post: RE: Proposed entry: High Quito

I've merged your minor suggestions about wording. Drashner1 Wrote: (01-30-2014, 01:40 PM) -- Hm. I rather like the idea of GAIA being capricious about letting various beings down to Earth. However...
EricRaymond Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 11 111 01-30-2014, 02:31 PM
    Thread: Inner Sphere trade language?
Post: RE: Inner Sphere trade language?

stevebowers Wrote: (01-30-2014, 08:14 AM) -- I believe that Arabic would also be an important language in this era, as well as conlangs like Esperanto. -- I think one of the existing language pages...
EricRaymond General Setting Discussion 6 112 01-30-2014, 08:56 AM
    Thread: Inner Sphere trade language?
Post: Inner Sphere trade language?

In writing my story "The Grass is Always Greener" (find it over in Creative Writing), one of the background questions I had a little trouble with is "What language are the travelers at High Quito spea...
EricRaymond General Setting Discussion 6 112 01-30-2014, 06:52 AM
    Thread: Proposed entry: High Quito
Post: RE: Proposed entry: High Quito

Drashner1 Wrote: (01-30-2014, 04:50 AM) -- I would vote for just tweaking the Early Space Elevators article. -- Alternatively, I've decided I could settle for just calling the terminus "High Port"...
EricRaymond Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 11 111 01-30-2014, 06:01 AM
    Thread: Proposed entry: High Quito
Post: In my mind it's simpleRE: Proposed entry: High Qui...

Matterplay1 Wrote: (01-30-2014, 01:44 AM) -- As we have it now, that one access point has a touchdown elsewhere. -- OK, I have a continuity error then. How would you prefer we handle this? Do I e...
EricRaymond Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 11 111 01-30-2014, 04:38 AM
    Thread: Proposed entry: High Quito
Post: Proposed entry: High Quito

Nonfiction related to my story "The Grass is Greener". Terms set off with ** are intended to become links. I've gone beyond present canon a bit in developing the idea that Gaia interdicts transa...
EricRaymond Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 11 111 01-29-2014, 09:32 PM
    Thread: Just signed up
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Drashner1 Wrote: (01-29-2014, 01:44 PM) -- Usually our advice for any submission (fiction or EG entry) is to allow for 5-7 days for people to post any responses they are inclined to give and then mov...
EricRaymond The Arrivals Lounge 42 119,057 01-29-2014, 02:30 PM
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My first post was a story "The Grass Is Always Greener", over in Creative Writing. One nice comment. Buncha reads with no comment - does silence generally mean "it was good, so nothing to say" or "...
EricRaymond The Arrivals Lounge 42 119,057 01-29-2014, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Story: The Grass Is Always Greener
Post: Story: The Grass Is Always Greener

My first attempt at OA fiction - and, in fact, my first post on Nexus. Yes, I am the Eric S. Raymond mentioned on the Sources page. (This has been updated once with minor polishing.) = The Gr...
EricRaymond Creative Writing 3 97 01-28-2014, 02:28 PM