1. Jack Asher

    Jack Asher Wildly experimental Contributor

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    Red Mercury

    Discussion in 'Science Fiction' started by Jack Asher, Nov 19, 2015.

  2. Wreybies

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    This was really interesting. :) I had assumed that the film RED 2 had fabricated the item as a novelty for the story-line.
     
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    Loved this quote especially. I'm really considering tacking it up above my computer as inspiration:

    ‘‘Take a bogus material, give it an enigmatic name, exaggerate its physical properties and intended uses, mix in some human greed and intrigue, and voilà: one half-baked scam,’’

    I mean, what a perfect encapsulation of the sci-fi writing process :)
     

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