Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes mystery novels about 1960s black detective Smokey Dalton under the name Kris Nelscott. Those novels have been nominated for the Edgar, the Shamus and several other awards. As Kristine Kathryn Rusch, she writes science fiction and fantasy. While most readers ask Nelscott how she can write from the perspective of a black man, no one asks Rusch how she can write from the point of view of an elf.
Cheez Whiz and the Future
By Kristine Katherine Rusch
from So Say We All
This is one essay from the anthology So Say We All
The science fiction television series “Battlestar Galactica” is known for raising thought-provoking questions concerning martial law, artificial intelligence, power and corruption, and ultimately what it means to be human. What ethical complexities come into play when one mistake could mean the annihilation of the human race? How do you maintain faith in the Gods when you’re involved in an Armageddon of your own creation? What is the distinction between a terrorist and a freedom fighter? These questions are given an intelligent and insightful examination in this engaging collection of essays.
About the Author
Richard Hatch has portrayed “Battlestar Galactica’s” Apollo and Tom Zarek. A Golden Globe Award nominee, he is a veteran actor on screen—films and television—as well as the stage.