Benjamin William “Ben” Bova (born November 8, ) is an American writer. He is the author Ben Bova. Ben Bova in . Orion and King Arthur. Tor Tom. Orion is a time travel science fiction novel by Ben Bova. The idea is so neat, that this easily could have been one of my all time favourites. I. Ingram The exciting beginning of Bova’s popular “Orion” saga, this is the story of John O’Ryan, a man who awakens one day to discover that he is the leader of a.

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A bald little man in a black coat popped out of the kitchen”s swinging door and tossed a black egg-shaped object the length of the restaurant. Retrieved March 5, Retrieved from ” https: My powers are growing.

Orion Among the Stars

Ahrimans origin comes as quite a surprise for Oroon, but I had it guessed a thousand pages before well, maybe not that manywhich is quite a letdown in my orio. In other projects Wikiquote. Although ancient mythology is a huge turn-off for me personally, I never once felt left behind by the story because I do not have the background relationships between Greek gods. Bova has drawn on these meetings and experiences to create fact and fiction bwn rich with references to spaceflight, lasers, artificial hearts, nanotechnology, environmentalism, fencing and martial arts, photography and artists.

There was an aura about him, a golden radiance. MacmillanDec 15, – Fiction – pages. Also in he provided consulting services to Silver Pictures on the film adaptation of Richard K. I guess all those comparative religion classes in college didn’t hurt.


I’m also not fond of historical fiction, but this tale of time travel orjon Earth’s distant past was far less of a history lesson than an exploration of pra Bova’s reasoning is diamond solid.

There are lots of reasons to like this novel, and I truely enjoyed it. One of the reporters, a sharpfaced woman with a penetratingly nasal voice, oron me for a few minutes. Or that I may have read this in the future.

The corners of her lips curled upward slightly in a smile that might have been an invitation.

He lives in Florida. But her gaze shifted to the door.


Once the police let me leave, I pushed my way through the milling crowd that had been drawn by the excitement and walked the three blocks back to my office. The fact that they travel in different directions is a great idea — the first time Orion meets Ahriman a bit into our futureAhriman already knows Orion and has met him several times before and vice versa. I have always been able to control my heartbeat and breathing.

Bova worked as a technical writer for Project Vanguard in the s and later for the Avco Everett Research Laboratory [9] in the s. Other books in the series. Bova is an atheist and is critical of what he sees as the unquestioning nature of religion. A few couples were sitting at scattered tables, speaking in hushed tones.

I thought again about the young woman. The main character Orion a Super Human created to kill Ahrimam who is trying to end time and to stop him Orion is flung from time period to time period like a glorified rag doll. At the beginning, I thought the setup was interesting, but Bova never really did anything interesting with it SF or plot.


The story is basically that of Good versus Evil I do have abilities that are far beyond those of any normal man”s, but I am just as human and mortal as anyone on Earth. Orion Is a great book to read in your free time as each page something new and interesting happens.

The bartender had been cut in half by the blast. It’s more of a fantasy. I can take completely conscious control of my entire body. I now plan to read the whole series. I’ve read a lot of things by Ben Bova, and mostly I read them just once, and then pass them on. Published December 15th by Tor Science Fiction first published He is an eternal warrior destined to combat the Dark Lord through all time for dominion of the Earth.

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Orion travels backwards and tries to stop Ahriman. Instead the same characters reappear again an again, albeit in an interesting way, but there are very few surprises. Then, the Neanderthals women are depicted in a sorry state.

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