Robert Lynn Asprin


Born
in St. Johns, Michigan, The United States
June 28, 1946

Died
May 22, 2008

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Robert (Lynn) Asprin was born in 1946. While he wrote some stand alone novels such as Cold Cash War, Tambu and The Bug Wars and also the Duncan and Mallory Illustrated stories, Bob is best known for his series fantasy, such as the Myth Adventures of Aahz and Skeeve, the Phule’s Company novels and the Time Scout novels written with Linda Evans. He also edited the groundbreaking Thieves’ World anthology series with Lynn Abbey. Other collaborations include License Invoked (set in the French Quarter of New Orleans) and several Myth Adventures novels, all written with Jody Lynn Nye.

Bob’s final solo work was a contemporary fantasy series called Dragons, again set in New Orleans.

Bob passed away suddenly on May 22, 2008. He is survived by his daug
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4.00 avg rating — 128,047 ratings

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Dragons Wild Dragons Luck Dragons Deal
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“When things are at their blackest, I say to myself, 'Cheer up, things could be worse.' And sure enough, they get worse.”
Robert Asprin, editor

“In times of crisis, it is of the utmost importance that one does not lose her head.
Marie Antoinette”
Robert Asprin
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“When old friends get together, everything else fades to insignificance."- War, Famine, Pestilence, and Death”
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  17 votes, 34.7%

"Off the Planet;" Sword & Planet like Kenneth Bulmer's Dray Prescot Transit to Scorpio (Dray Prescot, #1); or Edgar Rice Burroughs's John Carter of Mars.
Transit to Scorpio (Dray Prescot, #1) (Delian Cycle, #1) by Alan Burt Akers John Carter of Mars (Barsoom, #11) by Edgar Rice Burroughs .
 
  13 votes, 26.5%

 
  8 votes, 16.3%

"Goofy stuff": like Myth Adventures (Myth Conceptions) by Robert Lynn Asprin or Terry Pratchett's Disc World ... Colour of Magic - Disc world #1

Myth Conceptions (Myth Adventures, #2) by Robert Lynn Asprin Colour of Magic - Disc world #1 by Terry Pratchett
 
  7 votes, 14.3%

Classic William (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 4.1%

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  1 vote, 2.0%

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