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Dying Earth

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Dying Earth is a fantasy series by the American author Jack Vance, comprising four books originally published from 1950 to 1984. [1]

46 relations: Bard Games, Book of Kells, Cugel's Saga, DAW Books, Dungeons & Dragons, Dying Earth genre, Eos, Fantasy, Fix-up, Flashing Swords! 1, Flashing Swords! 4: Barbarians and Black Magicians, Gardner Dozois, Gene Wolfe, George R. R. Martin, Gerald Brom, Grue (monster), Internet Speculative Fiction Database, Jack Vance, James Branch Cabell, Jonathan Strahan, Liane the Wayfarer, List of Dying Earth characters, Locus (magazine), Lou Anders, Magic (gaming), Magic item (Dungeons & Dragons), Matt Hughes (writer), Mazirian the Magician, Michael Shea (author), Novella, Pelgrane Press, Picaresque novel, Rhialto the Marvellous, Role-playing game, Songs of the Dying Earth, Stephan Michael Sechi, Talislanta, The Book of the New Sun, The Castle of the Otter, The Dying Earth, The Dying Earth Roleplaying Game, The Eyes of the Overworld, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, United States Merchant Marine, Vecna, WorldCat.

Bard Games

Bard Games was an American game company that produced role-playing games and game supplements.

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Book of Kells

The Book of Kells (Codex Cenannensis; Leabhar Cheanannais; Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A. I., sometimes known as the Book of Columba) is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts and tables.

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Cugel's Saga

Cugel's Saga is a picaresque fantasy novel by American writer Jack Vance, published by Timescape in 1983, the third book in the Dying Earth series, the first volume of which appeared in 1950.

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DAW Books

DAW Books is an American science fiction and fantasy publisher, founded by Donald A. Wollheim following his departure from Ace Books in 1971.

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Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&DMead, Malcomson; ''Dungeons & Dragons'' FAQ or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.

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Dying Earth genre

Dying Earth is a subgenre of science fantasy or science fiction which takes place in the far future at either the end of life on Earth or the End of Time, when the laws of the universe themselves fail.

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Eos

In Greek mythology, Eos (Ionic and Homeric Greek Ἠώς Ēōs, Attic Ἕως Éōs, "dawn", or; Aeolic Αὔως Aúōs, Doric Ἀώς Āṓs) is a Titaness and the goddess of the dawn, who rose each morning from her home at the edge of the Oceanus.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Fix-up

A fix-up (or fixup) is a novel created from several short fiction stories that may or may not have been initially related or previously published.

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Flashing Swords! 1

Flashing Swords! #1 is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by American writer Lin Carter.

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Flashing Swords! 4: Barbarians and Black Magicians

Flashing Swords! #4: Barbarians and Black Magicians is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Lin Carter.

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Gardner Dozois

Gardner Raymond Dozois (July 23, 1947 – May 27, 2018) was an American science fiction author and editor.

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Gene Wolfe

Gene Rodman Wolfe (born May 7, 1931) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer.

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George R. R. Martin

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Gerald Brom

Gerald Brom (born March 9, 1965 in Albany, Georgia), known professionally as Brom, is an American gothic fantasy artist and illustrator, known for his work in role-playing games, novels, and comics.

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Grue (monster)

A grue is a fictional predatory monster that dwells in the dark.

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Internet Speculative Fiction Database

The Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB) is a database of bibliographic information on genres considered speculative fiction, including science fiction and related genres such as fantasy fiction and horror fiction.

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Jack Vance

John Holbrook "Jack" Vance (August 28, 1916 – May 26, 2013) was an American mystery, fantasy, and science fiction writer.

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James Branch Cabell

James Branch Cabell (April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres.

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Jonathan Strahan

Jonathan Strahan (born 1964 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is an editor and publisher of science fiction.

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Liane the Wayfarer

Liane the Wayfarer is the fourth short story in The Dying Earth (1950), a collection of fantasy short stories by Jack Vance.

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List of Dying Earth characters

This is a list of characters in the ''Dying Earth'' series by Jack Vance.

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Locus (magazine)

Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.

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Lou Anders

Lou Anders is the author of the Thrones & Bones series of middle grade fantasy novels.

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Magic (gaming)

Magic or mana is an attribute assigned to characters within a role-playing or video game that indicates their power to use special abilities or "spells".

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Magic item (Dungeons & Dragons)

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, a magic item is any object that has magical powers inherent in it.

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Matt Hughes (writer)

Matthew Hughes (born 1949) is a British-born Canadian author who now lives wherever his secondary career as a housesitter takes him, while continuing to write science fiction under the name Matthew Hughes, crime fiction as Matt Hughes and media tie-ins as Hugh Matthews.

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Mazirian the Magician

"Mazirian the Magician" is a sword and sorcery short story by American writer Jack Vance.

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Michael Shea (author)

Michael Shea (July 3, 1946 – February 16, 2014) was an American fantasy, horror, and science fiction author.

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Novella

A novella is a text of written, fictional, narrative prose normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel, somewhere between 7,500 and 40,000 words.

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Pelgrane Press

Pelgrane Press Ltd is a British role-playing game publishing company based in London and founded in 2000.

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Picaresque novel

The picaresque novel (Spanish: picaresca, from pícaro, for "rogue" or "rascal") is a genre of prose fiction that depicts the adventures of a roguish hero of low social class who lives by their wits in a corrupt society.

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Rhialto the Marvellous

Rhialto the Marvellous is a collection of one essay and three fantasy stories by American writer Jack Vance, first published in 1984 by Brandywyne Books, a special edition three months before the regular (below).

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Role-playing game

A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

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Songs of the Dying Earth

Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honor of Jack Vance is a collection of short fiction and shorter essays composed in appreciation of the science fiction and fantasy author Jack Vance, especially his Dying Earth series.

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Stephan Michael Sechi

Stephan Michael Sechi is a game designer who has worked primarily on role-playing games.

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Talislanta

Talislanta is a fantasy role-playing game written by Stephen Michael Sechi, with significant stylistic input by artist P.D. Breeding-Black and initially released in 1987 by Bard Games.

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The Book of the New Sun

The Book of the New Sun (1980 – 1983) is a series of four science fantasy novels or one four-volume novel written by American author Gene Wolfe.

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The Castle of the Otter

The Castle of the Otter is a collection of essays and other non-fiction by Gene Wolfe, related to his Book of the New Sun tetralogy.

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The Dying Earth

The Dying Earth is a collection of fantasy short fiction by American writer Jack Vance, published by Hillman in 1950.

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The Dying Earth Roleplaying Game

The Dying Earth Roleplaying Game is a role-playing game published by Pelgrane Press in 2001.

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The Eyes of the Overworld

The Eyes of the Overworld is a fantasy fix-up novel by American writer Jack Vance, published by Ace in 1966, the second book in the Dying Earth series that Vance inaugurated in 1950.

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The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (usually referred to as F&SF) is a U.S. fantasy and science fiction magazine first published in 1949 by Fantasy House, a subsidiary of Lawrence Spivak's Mercury Press.

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United States Merchant Marine

The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels.

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Vecna

The fictional character Vecna has been named as one of the greatest villains in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game.

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WorldCat

WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dying_Earth

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