Jean Rabe is the author of 15 fantasy novels and more three dozen fantasy, science fiction and military short stories. Her latest work is the Finest series from Tor Books, and the upcoming Return to Quag Keep with Andre Norton. Her hobbies include visiting museums (particularly ones filled with old planes and military gear), playing an assortment of games, pretending to garden and participating in fantasy football leagues. She shares her Wisconsin home with her husband, two dogs that wrap themselves around her feet while she works at the computer and a parrot named Trouble, who chatters incessantly.
A Hitchhiking Pilot
By Jean Rabe
from Farscape Forever
This is one essay from the anthology Farscape Forever
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Science fiction and fantasy authors analyze every aspect of the innovative, action-packed and always surprising science fiction television series “Farscape” in this innovative and irreverent essay collection. Contributors include Martha Wells on characters Crichton and D’Argo’s buddy relationship, P. N. Elrod on the villains she loves to hate, and Justina Robson on sex, pleasure and feminism. Topics range from a look at how Moya was designed and an examination of vulgarity and bodily functions to a tourist’s budget guide to the “Farscape” universe and an expert’s advice to the peacekeepers who, despite their viciousness, never quite seem to pull it off. Fun, accessible, entertaining and insightful, these musings will appeal to every admirer of this intriguing television series.
About the Author
Glenn Yeffeth is the editor of several anthologies in the Smart Pop series, including The Anthology at the End of the Universe, Farscape Forever!, Five Seasons of Angel, Navigating the Golden Compass, Seven Seasons of Buffy, Taking the Red Pill and What Would Sipowitz Do? He lives in Dallas.