Prisoners of Gravity

Season 5 Episode 13


Aired Monday 7:30 PM Jan 19, 1994 on TVO

Episode Recap

This week, Commander Rick asks "why do authors write about telepathy?" and answers that question in discussions with guests Nick Bantock, the acclaimed author of the Griffin And Sabine trilogy. He also talks with speculative fiction authors Frank M. Robinson (The Dark Beyond The Stars), Dan Simmons (The Hollow Man), Larry Niven (The Mote In God's Eye), Karen Haber (Mutant Legacy), Robert Silverberg (Dying Inside), Harlan Ellison ("Broken Glass"), Howard V. Hendrix ("Singing The Mountain To The Stars"), Spider Robinson (Telempath) and Marion Zimmer Bradley (The Darkover series). As well, Star Trek: The Next Generation author Peter David (Imzadi) disusses the Deanna Troi's telepathic powers.