Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Classic novel by Lieber describes a world some 350 years after a nuclear holocaust destroyed the world we know and plunged humanity into a new Dark Age. Techno-priests who use science lord it over the ignorant masses who do not.


('Gather Darkness' by Fritz Leiber)

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Adjustable House
A house with elastic walls and structural members, the shape of which can be changed.

Force Pencil
Device straps to forearm, projects a force beam.

Inviolability Field
A kind of field of force built into a robe, to protect an individual person.

Pain Canopy
Pain by nerve induction improves interrogation.

Personality Alteration
Permanent alternation of personality, the tools of the trade.

Polyfrequency Neutralizer
Dissolves projected solidographs (holograms).

Rod of Wrath - a light sabreur
A sword made of light.

Solidograph
Long distance projection of three-dimensional images.

Telesolidograph
Projects three-dimensional images at great distances.

Visigraphic Crowd Emotional Record
A graphic record of the emotions of a crowd.

Zeroentropy Spray - as close to 0 degrees
A method of reducing the disorder of an object as much as possible, reducing the temperature close to absolute zero.

 

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