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May 23, Tony Patriarche rated it liked it. There was a civilization, now decadent, on the Pacific coast, and nomads on the central plains herding bison and crossbreeding them with Asian cattle, and a civilization around the Great Lakes and one in the Mississippi Valley, and a new one, five or six centuries old, along the Atlantic and in the Appalachians.
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Beam Piper’s home stomping grounds. Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on Amazon. Views Read Edit View history. Read more Read less. Thursday, February 21, Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen sequels See 1 question about Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen…. That story was lord kalvan of otherwhen good, so I picked up the original to see what it was all about. A great romp that I return to again and again. Limit the size to characters. Paperbackpages. I suspect Kalvan never gets around to inventing paper or reforming the calendar.
You take an insight about how the world really works, and you follow the implications in some interesting and otherworldly setting. This book has it all, a Lord kalvan of otherwhen, a Princess, and lots of sword play!
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He immediately finds himself embroiled in a war between princes, and makes himself useful due to his interest in chemistry, military tactics, and industrial organization. Humans on an advanced time-line have discovered “lateral” time dimensions that allow them to travel to “worlds of alternate probability”. This site includes a Kalvan concordance; it also includes photographs of lord kalvan of otherwhen places in the novel I’ve been able to identify with reasonable confidence.
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And then we have the Princess Rylla in the war council where her father and his councillors face a hopeless war. But a demon from my rage-filled past stalks me. Page references are to the Ace Books edition. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Meanwhile, Verkan Vall, a top agent of the Paratime Police, otherwhe Kalvan down and infiltrates his army.
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Please try again later. This new otherwhem is a world of princes and princesses, kings and queens, castles and knights; a far cry from Calvin Morrison’s home timeline and our ownEuropo-American, Columbia Subsector. You remember that episode of Star Trek where Kirk was super awesome because he knew how to make gunpowder.
Sarrask of Lord kalvan of otherwhen is captured and agrees to become a vassal of a new Great King after he learns that he can share in the looting of Styphon’s lavish temples. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He wrote many short stories and several novels. The technology of this land appears similar to the early gunpowder era, with smoothbore muskets and primitive cannons—augmented by spears, pikes, and edged lord kalvan of otherwhen the primary weapons otherwheen war.
There ialvan also Paratime references, which are counted backwards from Year-End Day.
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The Worlds of H. While we strive to fix printer’s errors, many words found in our books may have archaic spelling. Ace Books Language: John Carr and Roland Green wrote several more books following on this one, one of which is the short story that brought me here in the lord kalvan of otherwhen place.
King Kaiphranos is infuriated by the defections, as is the Archpriest of Styphon.