Raymond Chandler, 1953

Did you ever read what they call Science Fiction? It’s a scream. It’s written like this: ‘I checked out with K19 on Adabaran III, and stepped out through the crummaliote hatch on my 22 Model Sirus Hardtop. I cocked the timeprojector in secondary and waded through the bright blue manda grass… I had exactly four seconds to hot up the disintegrator and Google had told me it wasn’t enough.’

via Raymond Chandler Mocked Science Fiction, But He Also Inspired It.

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Author: marypmadigan

Writer/photographer (profession), foreign policy wonk (hobby).

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