Carolyn Janice Cherry, better known by the pen name C. J. Cherryh, is an American writer of speculative fiction. She has written more than 80 books since the mid-1970s, including the Hugo Award-winning novels Downbelow Station (1981) and Cyteen (1988), both set in her Alliance-Union universe. She is known for "world building," depicting fictional realms with great realism supported by vast research in history, language, psychology, and archeology. Her series of fantasy novels set in the Alliance-Union universe, the Morgaine Stories, have sold in excess of 3 million copies.
|Change happened and you thought it was forever, and immediately there were all the enemies of that change making common cause and meeting in the cloakrooms.|
|A warrior is free to be a hero and pull off daring do and the soldier is irresponsible if he does it.|
|Culture is how biology responds and makes its living conditions better.|
|Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency - and don't complain about the heat.|
|For me the purest and truest art in the world is science fiction.||Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle|
|The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort.||Society ;Families, Children & Parenting|
|Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them.|