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Lost Voices 8: Captain Empirical by Sam Nicholson

Captain Empirical

By Sam Nicholson  

27 Apr, 2000

Lost Voices


Captain Empirical

Sam Nicholson

Ace Books [1979]

342 pages

Synopsis: A fix-up from several short stories published in Analog, framed by a story in which the main character, Captain Schuster, faces unanticipated danger in the asteroid belt, is feared lost and the various reactions of the folks back home during the time they think he is probably dead. Most of the stories [shown as personal recording played back by people breaking into Schuster’s private files for their own individual reasons, some self-serving, others self-serving in different ways] take place at sea:

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