Which is plenty of ammo for a science fiction author to use to silence their critics.
The opportunity to change those parameters is small and must be seized while ships are being designed, not down the road.
Not that he had the slightest hope of climbing up to even an S-E-Three rating in the service.
They were then obliged to seal their denial of the Christian faith by trampling on the cross and blaspheming the saints.
I was on my back, they on their sides facing me, Chloe on my left, Isabelle to my right.
In the cargo hold of an interstellar trading starship one will sometimes find a ship's cat to catch those pesky alien rats.
If a special evolution, such as flight quarters or underway replenishment, is called away then the extra bodies from the watch section fill in.
He told her he was a talent agent with connections to very powerful studio executives in Hollywood and he could get her an acting job.