From October, 2004

2:17 The probe   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes A plane. A hurricane. Crashing on water. Fog. And now the lifeboat is suddenly in a building. And experiments are conducted, and an alien supervises. Sorry, an alien rat interferes. Oh, who cares? Plot in short Relevancy of plot Why is that alien sniffing about? Is that supposed ...
15 October, 2004

2:16 The premonition   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes A test pilot. A crash landing? To the pilot and his wife, the rest of the world is now frozen in time, slightly in the past. Or almost frozen. Their daughter about to be run over by a truck. And with a deadline, or they will be trapped in this limbo. Is there a creature in this weir ...
15 October, 2004

2:15 The brain of colonel Barham   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes Equipping a spaceship with a computer won't do - so they also have to add a human brain. The brain of an intelligent, educated, bitter, physically sick man. But what about the wife? Is the experiment even possible? And then it turned cheasy... The brain in the bowl can zap a person, ...
15 October, 2004

2:14 Counterweight   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes An experiment - letting passengers on a long, fake spaceflight, to see how they react. Is there a "stow away"? Plot in short It will be relevant one day. Relevancy of plot How much is fear based on reality, and how much on what's in our heads? Plot is thought provoking Realisti ...
15 October, 2004

2:13 The duplicate man   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes An intelligent, aggressive alien. (Argh! The hostile alien is out to get me! Groan.) A mad scientist and an escaped alien. The scientist duplicates himself, so the copy can hunt the alien. But then it turns into another fight, as either copy or original will have to die. Or both! ...
15 October, 2004

2:12 Keeper of the purple twilight   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes A man with a scientific project. A helpful (?) alien. On wow! Women are meant to have children, and nothing else. The unproductive should be eliminated. And emotions are unknown - a truly alien alien. A deal. A swap. The man gains understanding, the alien gains emotions. The alien ...
15 October, 2004

2:11 The inheritors, part 2   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes The unstoppable foe - and the scared hero, going after him. The alien, and the pawns - and they know they are pawns, and don't exactly love it. Using brains to fight brains. Some local people, helpless unloved kids, agree to go on the spaceship. And still - we don't quite know wha ...
15 October, 2004

2:10 The inheritors, part 1   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes Almost dead. And now: 2 brains in one head - one of them alien. A lot of heads with 2 brains - but the 2nd brain always the same. X heads, X+1 brains. And the alien brain controls the show. Super intelligence. Financial, used to make money fast. Biochemistry wise, used to make "air ...
15 October, 2004

2:9 I, robot   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes Man creates something extraordinary (a humane robot), and then man fears it and wants to destroy it. Can the law protect it? Is it a thing or a human? Should man rush progress, or slow it down? Plot in short Relevant - yes Relevancy of plot Thought provoking - makes me think Pl ...
15 October, 2004

2:8 Wolf 359   Tags: Me Outer limits Review Science fiction
Plot / themes Creating life, without knowing it. And this life can create unplesant feelings. Fear of evil. Scare creatures to death. Simulating our past - and our future. The past was violent, a manifestation of evil. The future - is unknown, as it should be. Plot in short Relevancy of plo ...
15 October, 2004

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