'Dragons in Space Redux'
patheos.com Rob Bell, pink paint, and something that might be God.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m., free
And here we are, rounding off Housing Works' Geek Week, or as any respectable frat guy might know it--every other week of the year. At tonight's panel discussion, science fiction and fantasy--sorry, we mean SF/F--writers Peter Brett (The Daylight War, Ace), Myke Cole (Fortress Frontier, Del Rey), and Ellen Kushner (The Privilege of the Sword, Spectra) discuss all the ins, outs, and space-time continuum rifts of the genre with Cici James, a vintage sci-fi archivist at Singularity & Co. Now, we may seem like a bunch of cool cats over here at the Voice, but we're no stranger to the culture. We conducted our share of wistful price comparisons on New Zealand flights when we found out that Hobbiton was a thing, and once at a party uttered the horrendously misbegotten pick-up line "You look like a young Qui-Gon Jinn." This should be proof enough to double our powers of authenticity. But hold that 12-sided die, because the genre is mutating. Panelists explore new sci-fi frontiers like magic in the military and a great many things that swashbuckle. Afterward they'll sign books and take audience questions. Did we mention the free drinks?