As The Dragon Lensman opens, the Boskonian conspiracy seems to have been vanquished with its defeat at the great Battle of Klovia, and the. All about The Dragon Lensman by David A. Kyle. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Publication: The Dragon Lensman Publication Record # ; Author: David A . Kyle; Date: ; ISBN: [].

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Dan Staerk rated it liked it Oct 05, Second Stage Lensman 1Lensman: Second Stage Lensman 1 Lensman: Alien races of two galaxies sort themselves into the allied, Lens-bearing adherents of “Civilization” and the enemy “Boskone”.

Charles Hepner rated it it was ok Jan 03, It details some of the interactions and natures of two distinct breeding lines, one bearing some variant of the name “Kinnison”, and another distinguished by possessing “red-bronze-auburn hair and gold-flecked, tawny eyes”.

But he told me the ending orally and in private. The plot of the novel, set between Second Stage Lensmen and Children of the Lensis rather confusing. A rollicking read, Kyle has provided a worthy successor to the mantle of space opera. Recently added by sarah4ukironmanVulco1mlsestakdaakukatstercaesselzein.

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The Arisians remove themselves from the Cosmos in order to leave the Children of the Lens uninhibited in their future as the new guardians of Civilization. For other uses, see Lensman disambiguation. The events in these books take place between Second-Stage Lensmen and Children of the Lens [ citation needed ] and refer to events and characters in Vortex Blaster.

Although the Eddorians have developed mental powers almost equal to those of the Arisians, they rely instead for the most part on physical power, which came to be exercised on their behalf by a hierarchy of underling races. Views Read Edit View history. Also I think the main thrust of the story to be incompatible with important aspects of Smith’s Lensman universe. The Galactic Patrol, summoned to work together in this way for the first time, contains billions of beings who in total can generate immense mental force.


He is right — but what awaits him on POK is more than he bargained for, and before long Worsel and his fellow Lensmen are racing against time to confront a threat that almost no one had thought possible: Both the long-running theatrical animation and the animated TV Series were adapted into manga.

Anne rated it it was amazing Jul 12, The real failing of the book is that it’s not about Worsel at all, but rather a new, Kyle-created character.

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Samms and Roderick Kinnison are members of the two breeding lines and they are both natural leaders, intelligent, forceful, and capable. There was to have been at least a seventh volume.

Archived from the original on February 24, Soon it becomes clear that Civilization will need every bit of that knowledge, and more besides, to face the enemies that are now revealing themselves. Subspace Explorers Subspace Encounter. These include the development of intelligence by machines on the Planetoid of Knowledge, the galactic museum; the novel begins with an attack by them on Worsel the motivation for the attack being the feeling that machines have been subjugated by biological entities.

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The best known of these is probably Stephen Goldin ‘s Dragno of the Galaxy series, which has the two advan Originally published on my blog here in May Google Books — Loading I read this one a LONG time ago. Archived from the original on January 13, xragon This exact book is not the one I have, but I have a copy of the paperback set from the first time I read them in the ‘s.


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The first of these was designed by Philip N. The Arisians describe this as the “most nearly perfect creation the universe has ever seen” and state that they, who created it, are themselves almost entirely ignorant of its powers. Paperbackpages. So yes we have an author who was not only friends with the late Doc Smith but also was familiar and a fan of his work. Michael Straczynskithe creator of Babylon 5confirmed that Howard had acquired the rights and also hinted that he was involved in the project.

Frederic rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Lalla Kallatra is interesting– but not as interesting as a gigantic evil-fighting dragon. The universe has no life-forms aside from the ancient Arisians, and few planets besides the Arisians’ native world. Jeff Wallace rated it it was amazing Nov 21, Jul 24, William Korn rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Retrieved from ” https: References to this work on external resources.

Like all of his species, Worsel resembles the mythological dragons of old Tellus Earthwith a sinewy, ten-meter-long body covered in scales and boasting great wings and terrifying claws and teeth.

Randy Smith rated it liked it Nov 08,