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30th Apr '16 5:15:05 AM WillBGood
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The Adventures of Alyx is a 1976 anthology of ScienceFantasy and FeministFantasy short stories and a novella by noted ScienceFiction writer and Feminist Literary Critic Joanna Russ. The books contents were all originally published in the famous "Orbit" anthologies of Creator/DamonKnight. The books stories are all loosely connected by the presence of Alyx, the books heroine, but have little else in common,

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The ''The Adventures of Alyx Alyx'' is a 1976 anthology of ScienceFantasy and FeministFantasy short stories and a novella by noted ScienceFiction writer and Feminist Literary Critic feminist literary critic Joanna Russ. The books contents were all originally published in the famous "Orbit" anthologies of Creator/DamonKnight. The books book's stories are all loosely connected by the presence of Alyx, the books book's heroine, but have little else in common,common;



* The Books Contents Include:
** Bluestocking: (First Published in Orbit 2 in 1967 as "The Adventuress) Alyx is a professional picklock in the city of Ourdh, who is one day hired to help a woman escaped from an ArrangedMarriage.
** I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard: (Published in Orbit 2 in 1967 as "I Gave Her Shack and Sherry")): The story relates Alyx's OriginStory as she escapes from her abusive marriage and becomes a pirate under the employ of the legendary Blackbeard.
** The Barbarian: (First Published in Orbit 3 in 1968) The story takes place once again in Ourdh where Alyx is employed by an EvilSorcerer who claims to be able to predict the future.
** Picnic On Paradise: (First Published in 1968) Alyx is rescued from near-death by a form of TimeTravel and has to help several members of the "Trans-Temporal Authority" cross a harsh alien planet.
** The Second Inquisition: (First Published in 1970 in Orbit 6) The story follows a girl who befriends an extremely odd visitor, who is the granddaughter of Alyx.

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* The Books Contents Include:
** Bluestocking: (First Published
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* "Bluestocking" (first published
in Orbit 2 ''Orbit 2'' in 1967 as "The Adventuress) Adventuress"): Alyx is a professional picklock in the city of Ourdh, who is one day hired to help a woman escaped from an ArrangedMarriage.
** I * "I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard: (Published Beard" (published in Orbit 2 ''Orbit 2'' in 1967 as "I Gave Her Shack and Sherry")): Sherry"): The story relates Alyx's OriginStory as she escapes from her abusive marriage and becomes a pirate under the employ of the legendary Blackbeard.
** The Barbarian: (First Published * "The Barbarian" (first published in Orbit 3 ''Orbit 3'' in 1968) 1968): The story takes place once again in Ourdh where Alyx is employed by an EvilSorcerer who claims to be able to predict the future.
** Picnic * "Picnic On Paradise: (First Published Paradise" (first published in 1968) 1968)" Alyx is rescued from near-death by a form of TimeTravel and has to help several members of the "Trans-Temporal Authority" cross a harsh alien planet.
** The * "The Second Inquisition: (First Published Inquisition" (first published in 1970 in Orbit 6) ''Orbit 6''): The story follows a girl who befriends an extremely odd visitor, who is visitor-- the granddaughter of Alyx.



* ShoutOut: Several are in "Bluestocking" to the Literature/FafhrdAndTheGrayMouser stories of Creator/FritzLeiber

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* ShoutOut: Several are in "Bluestocking" to the Literature/FafhrdAndTheGrayMouser stories of Creator/FritzLeiberCreator/FritzLeiber.
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** The Barbarian: (First Published in Orbit 3 in 1968) The story takes place once again in Ourdh where Alyx is employed by a FatBastard EvilSorcerer who claims to be able to predict the future.

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** The Barbarian: (First Published in Orbit 3 in 1968) The story takes place once again in Ourdh where Alyx is employed by a FatBastard an EvilSorcerer who claims to be able to predict the future.



* SeaMonster: Alyx fights one in "Bluestocking"

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* SeaMonster: Alyx fights one in "Bluestocking""Bluestocking" for about a paragraph before she finally kills it.
16th Jan '14 7:31:58 PM ZugZwang
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* SeaMonster: Alyx fights one in "Bluestocking"
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* Our Demons Are Different: Alyx briefly fights with a sea demon in "Bluestocking" which is never clearly described.

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* Our Demons Are Different: OurDemonsAreDifferent: Alyx briefly fights with a sea demon in "Bluestocking" which is never clearly described.
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* Our Demons Are Different: Alyx briefly fights with a sea demon in "Bluestocking" which is never clearly described.
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* Pirate: Alyx briefly joins a crew of them.

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* Pirate: {{Pirate}}: Alyx briefly joins a crew of them.
16th Jan '14 6:26:08 PM ZugZwang
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* LadyPirate: Alyx in "I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard"
* ShoutOut: Several are in "Bluestocking" to the Literature/FafhrdAndTheGrayMouser of Creator/FritzLeiber

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* LadyPirate: Pirate: Alyx briefly joins a crew of them.
* PirateGirl:
Alyx in "I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard"
* ShoutOut: Several are in "Bluestocking" to the Literature/FafhrdAndTheGrayMouser stories of Creator/FritzLeiber
16th Jan '14 6:23:05 PM ZugZwang
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: In "I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard" we find out that until recently, all of the women in Ourdh were essentially slaves to their husbands who could be violently beaten for so much as even '''speaking'''.


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* LadyPirate: Alyx in "I Thought She Was Afeard Till She Stroked My Beard"
* ShoutOut: Several are in "Bluestocking" to the Literature/FafhrdAndTheGrayMouser of Creator/FritzLeiber
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