Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire On a secret mission of surveillance and experimentation the ship Dharmakaya had come What its travelers found was a ruling race of humanoids the Tropiards their feelings reflected in their hard glo

  • Title: Eyes of Fire
  • Author: MichaelBishop
  • ISBN: 9780671467524
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • On a secret mission of surveillance and experimentation the ship Dharmakaya had come What its travelers found was a ruling race of humanoids, the Tropiards, their feelings reflected in their hard, glowing eyes of crystal.But there were beings below these leaders, beings who threatened even as they enticed, a mysterious, mystical subculture known as the Sh gaidu To win thOn a secret mission of surveillance and experimentation the ship Dharmakaya had come What its travelers found was a ruling race of humanoids, the Tropiards, their feelings reflected in their hard, glowing eyes of crystal.But there were beings below these leaders, beings who threatened even as they enticed, a mysterious, mystical subculture known as the Sh gaidu To win them as immigrants to a new world was the goal but the ruling race had other goals, other motives hidden behind the crystal stare of their eyes of fire.

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    1. MichaelBishop

      Michael Lawson Bishop is an award winning American writer Over four decades thirty books, he has created a body of work that stands among the most admired in modern sf fantasy literature.Bishop received a bachelor s from the Univ of Georgia in 1967, going on to complete a master s in English He taught English at the US Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs from 1968 72 then at the Univ of Georgia He also taught a course in science fiction at the US Air Force Academy in 1971 He left teaching in 1974 to become a full time writer Bishop has been awarded the Nebula in 1981 for The Quickening Best Novelette in 1982 for No Enemy But Time Best Novel He s also received four Locus Awards his work has been nominated for numerous Hugos He British author Ian Watson collaborated on a novel set in the universe of one of Bishop s earlier works He s also written two mystery novels with Paul Di Filippo, under the joint pseudonym Philip Lawson His work has been translated into over a dozen languages.Bishop has published than 125 pieces of short fiction which have been gathered in seven collections His stories have appeared in Playboy, Alfred Hitchcock s Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen s Mystery Magazine, Isaac Asimov s Science Fiction Magazine, the Magazine of Fantasy Science Fiction, the Missouri Review, the Indiana Review, the Chattahoochee Review, the Georgia Review, Omni Interzone.In addition to fiction, Bishop has published poetry gathered in two collections won the 1979 Rhysling Award for his poem For the Lady of a Physicist He s also had essays reviews published in the NY Times, the Washington Post, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Columbus Ledger Enquirer, Omni Magazine the NY Review of Science Fiction A collection of his nonfiction, A Reverie for Mister Ray, was issued in 2005 by PS Publishing He s written introductions to books by Philip K Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, James Tiptree, Jr Pamela Sargent, Gardner Dozois, Lucius Shepard, Mary Shelley, Andy Duncan, Paul Di Filippo, Bruce Holland Rogers Rhys Hughes He s edited six anthologies, including the Locus Award winning Light Years Dark A Cross of Centuries 25 Imaginative Tales about the Christ, published by Thunder s Mouth Press shortly before the company closed.In recent years, Bishop has returned to teaching is writer in residence at LaGrange College located near his home in Pine Mountain, GA He his wife, Jeri, have a daughter two grandchildren His son, Christopher James Bishop, was one of the victims of the Virginia Tech massacre on 4 16 07.

    279 thoughts on “Eyes of Fire”

    1. This used to be Michael Bishop’s first novel, before (as he explains in an Afterword) he completely re-worked it and it became his seventh. I actually did read the first version way back when (and even might still have my copy lying around somewhere), but have to confess that I don’t remember much about it except that it was all rather weird but that I liked it. Which, as it happens, would also sum up my impression of this rewritten version. (A word on the title: the novel was called A Funer [...]


    2. Not Bishop's best, but there were many aspects of the story that I liked. Michael Bishop has always been a thoughtful world-builder.


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