Prisoners of Gravity

Season 5 Episode 2


Aired Monday 7:30 PM Oct 13, 1993 on TVO

Episode Recap

This week, Commander Rick takes a look at the mythic quest, and discusses why this kind of story has been so popular throughout the ages with his guests, authors Robert Silverberg (Lord Valentine's Castle), Michael Moorcock (Elric of Melnibone), Clive Barker (The Thief of Always), Charles de Lint (Jack, the Giant-Killer), Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff (The Meri), Sean Stewart (Nobody's Son), Lucius Shepard (Life During Wartime), Greg Bear (Anvil of Stars), Connie Willis (Doomsday Book), Geoff Ryman (Was), as well as comic book creators Jack Kirby (co-creator/artist, The Fantastic Four) and Neil Gaiman (writer, The Sandman).