advent "foreshadow"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 4 16:16:08 UTC 2013

Oh!! How can I have forgotten them? I've just reread _A Fire Upon the Deep_
and have started a fanfic featuring the Tines and their acoustically
mediated telepathy, to which they also adapt radio.


On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 7:38 PM, Jim Parish <jparish at> wrote:

> Mark Mandel wrote:
> > Yeah, but brain-to-brain, or brain-to-Net-to-brain. (So which one is
> > Pinky?) I'd call that close enough for the word. I'm sure there's some sf
> > somewhere with telepathy over the phone or radio, though I haven't seen
> any.
> The Tines, in Vernor Vinge's _A Fire Upon the Deep_ and _The Children of
> the Sky_, are an approximation to this.

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