Saturday, October 3, 2009
Far-Flung Worlds and Bars
Galactic empires are fictional constructs, thereby allowing each of us to build our own in the deep cosmic reaches of our imaginations. I choose to imagine thousands of far-flung worlds in various states of civilization—and I'm fortunate that thousands of science fiction illustrations just so happen to reflect segments of histories on those worlds (many of them in far-flung bars). Raise your swords, and your mugs, to this one, by Michael Whelan.