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The Spacetime Pool (Saga of the Skolian Empire #17)

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
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Three short works from Catherine Asaro, author of the Skolian Empire series. Includes Nebula award-winning novella "The Spacetime Pool", novelette "Light and Shadow", and an essay: "A Poetry of Angles and Dreams".
ebook, 149 pages
Published April 9th 2012 (first published March 2008)
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Jul 03, 2016 Kerry rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebooks, fantasy, 8, sf, short-story, 2008
The Spacetime Pool - Catherine Asaro
SF; 8/10
I enjoyed this story about a modern mathematician who gets pulled through a gate to an alternative dimension. She soon finds herself the object of a prophecy concerning two warring brothers, running for her life and caught up in a mystery about the history of this new world. For all it sounds like fantasy, this is actually a science fiction story (with the maths and physics to back up that assertion) and once again Asaro creates a fascinating reality w
Aug 25, 2012 Heidi rated it did not like it
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the first story was good looking girl kidnapped by a tall dark handsome barbarian and taken to another universe. yuck. there were some interesting ideas but the plot line was awful. I liked the second story as it was about the skolian empire. it was too short. the thirst was an essay about math. I haven't used my brain that way in a long time. most of the essay went right over my head.
Jan 13, 2014 Susan added it
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2 stories and one "math poem"

"The Spacetime Pool" 6/4/2014 I forgot this was included in Aurora in Four Voices, so I started reading it again in July2014 and had to finish it (again ^_^ )
"Light & Shadow" 6/2/2014
"A Poetry of Angles and Dreams"
Apr 24, 2012 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
I first read this several years ago, and it was just as good to read the second time around. Once again Catherine Asaro has created a rich universe full of detail and intrigue. Cannot wait to see where she takes this idea, I would love a full length novel!
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Dec 12, 2012 Jedi Kitty rated it really liked it
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Only Catherine Asaro can meld elements of old school romance and hard core scifi so seamlessly into a modern meets old, unique blend. Honestly I've never enjoyed math so much.
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The author of more than twenty-five books, Catherine Asaro is acclaimed for her Ruby Dynasty series, which combines adventure, science, romance and fast-paced action. Her novel The Quantum Rose won the Nebula® Award, as did her novella “The Spacetime Pool.” Among her many other distinctions, she is a multiple winner of the AnLab from Analog magazine
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Other Books in the Series

Saga of the Skolian Empire (1 - 10 of 16 books)
  • Primary Inversion (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #1)
  • Catch the Lightning (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #2)
  • The Last Hawk (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #3)
  • The Radiant Seas (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #4)
  • Ascendant Sun (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #5)
  • The Quantum Rose (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #6)
  • Spherical Harmonic (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #7)
  • The Moon's Shadow (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #8)
  • Skyfall (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #9)
  • Schism (Saga of the Skolian Empire, #10; The Triad, #1)

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