History Literature / GlassHouse

1st Apr '16 9:35:54 AM TheFifthHorseman
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** It gets worse: WordOfGod [http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2013/06/crib-sheet-glasshouse.html#comment-1455912 states] that [[spoiler:[[TheBadGuyWins "<The war> was "won" except nobody knows what the worm was trying to censor. (Implicit upshot: the war is over because the bad guys won, and censored their victory from the memories of their entire culture.)"]]]]

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** It gets worse: WordOfGod [http://www.[[http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2013/06/crib-sheet-glasshouse.html#comment-1455912 states] states]] that [[spoiler:[[TheBadGuyWins "<The war> was "won" except nobody knows what the worm was trying to censor. (Implicit upshot: the war is over because the bad guys won, and censored their victory from the memories of their entire culture.)"]]]]
1st Apr '16 9:35:12 AM TheFifthHorseman
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** It gets worse: WordOfGod [http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2013/06/crib-sheet-glasshouse.html#comment-1455912 states] that [[spoiler:[[TheBadGuyWins "<The war> was "won" except nobody knows what the worm was trying to censor. (Implicit upshot: the war is over because the bad guys won, and censored their victory from the memories of their entire culture.)"]]]]


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*** No, that was explained in the book as a result of a warning system put into place to detect future outbreaks. It is not caused by the virus itself, but rather is triggered by the infection.
12th Aug '15 11:50:18 AM HunterJE
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* StockWeaponNames: "Vorpal blades" are likely an in-universe example.
9th Dec '14 7:33:36 AM AhZ1aja6
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A work of SpeculativeFiction by Creator/CharlesStross.

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A work of SpeculativeFiction by Creator/CharlesStross.
Creator/CharlesStross. A galactic civil war serves as a FramingDevice for TheStepfordWives RecycledINSPACE
25th Sep '14 8:22:56 AM TrustBen
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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Dr. Hanta is named after a nasty kind of virus that tore through the Navajo nations in 1993. {{Subverted| trope}} in that she is the one experimenter Reeve trusts implicitly. {{Double subverted| trope}} when she learns [[MindManipulation why]].
26th Jun '14 3:27:31 AM twisted.fate
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* MindVirus: "[=CuriousYellow=]", a virus that's done an unknown amount of damage...because one of the things the virus did was erase the memories of anyone who knew why it was released in the first place.

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* MindVirus: "[=CuriousYellow=]", "[=Curious Yellow=]", a virus that's done an unknown amount of damage...because one of the things the virus did was erase the memories of anyone who knew why it was released in the first place.place.
** Given that persons infected with Curious Yellow cannot hear the words [[spoiler:"I love you"]], it's not impossible that the virus sought to eliminate [[spoiler:love itself]].
8th Apr '14 4:29:35 PM GiantSpaceChinchilla
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* SapientTank: the protagonist recalls being converted into one of these during the wars he fought.
28th Feb '14 7:58:06 PM nitpickeryandsuch
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A SpeculativeFiction series by Creator/CharlesStross.

WordOfGod says this is not a sequel to Accelerando, despite some similarities.

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A work of SpeculativeFiction series by Creator/CharlesStross.

WordOfGod says this is not a sequel to Accelerando, despite some similarities.
Creator/CharlesStross.



* GeniusBonus / BilingualBonus: Glasshouse is british military slang for a military prison, a fact lost on much of the american readership.
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* GeniusBonus / BilingualBonus: Glasshouse is british military slang for a military prison, a fact lost on much of the american readership.
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28th Jan '14 8:55:42 AM m8e
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** [[LaResistance The Linebarger Cats]] are named in honor of Paul Linebarger, who literally wrote the book on psychological warfare, and his well-known proclivity for cats and {{catgirl}}s. He's better known to sci-fi fans as Creator/CordwainerSmith. One of the cover companies the Cats use is Cordwainer Heavy Industries. Another is the [[KillBill Deadly Viper Assassination Squad]].

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** [[LaResistance The Linebarger Cats]] are named in honor of Paul Linebarger, who literally wrote the book on psychological warfare, and his well-known proclivity for cats and {{catgirl}}s. He's better known to sci-fi fans as Creator/CordwainerSmith. One of the cover companies the Cats use is Cordwainer Heavy Industries. Another is the [[KillBill [[Film/KillBill Deadly Viper Assassination Squad]].
21st Oct '13 6:47:06 PM nombretomado
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** [[LaResistance The Linebarger Cats]] are named in honor of Paul Linebarger, who literally wrote the book on psychological warfare, and his well-known proclivity for cats and {{catgirl}}s. He's better known to sci-fi fans as CordwainerSmith. One of the cover companies the Cats use is Cordwainer Heavy Industries. Another is the [[KillBill Deadly Viper Assassination Squad]].

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** [[LaResistance The Linebarger Cats]] are named in honor of Paul Linebarger, who literally wrote the book on psychological warfare, and his well-known proclivity for cats and {{catgirl}}s. He's better known to sci-fi fans as CordwainerSmith.Creator/CordwainerSmith. One of the cover companies the Cats use is Cordwainer Heavy Industries. Another is the [[KillBill Deadly Viper Assassination Squad]].
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