"Aye" and the Andromeda Strain
- Hi All-""
I am reading the first story in Chip's "Aye and Gomorrah",
called "The Star Pit"... although I have not yet finished it, I am
immediately struck by SEVERAL elements that appeared in the
(awesome) sci-fi movie "The Andromeda Strain". So far these are:
1) an old man and a child are the first ones discovered to be able
to withstand a new phenomena because of their body chemistry, in
SRD's case a hormone imbalance, in Andromeda Strain because of ph
2) A fungus (micro-organism) related to weaponry is brought back
from space, in SRD's story from the "outer rim of Andomeda", causing
a strange sickness.
3) A mention of "powdered blood".
OK, now I am going to read the whole story and continue my detective
work. Did anybody else think this?
BTW, saw SRD's lecture in LA. It was great. I love the way this