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A Vector Alphabet of Interstellar Travel by

A Vector Alphabet of Interstellar Travel by Yoon Ha Lee
Multiple vignettes tell, in Yoon Ha Lee's distinctive prose, why and how various intelligent species cross the vastness of space.


anthropology - diplomacy via confusion - flash fiction collection - information as fuel - interstellar travel - John Harris - linear algebra - multiple vignettes - profit vs entropy - religion - science fiction - short story - suicide - Tor.com - war - Yoon Ha Lee -


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  • Other: Virtual Anthology Best of 2011 (Tak√°cs)
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