Re: B5 Trivia (WAS: RE: No Singularity?)

Spike Jones (
Sun, 21 Nov 1999 14:11:29 -0800

Jim Fehlinger wrote:

> I've watched B5 I have always winced in pain at the thinly-disguised
> allusions to Tolkien -- "It was the third age of mankind...", the
> Rangers, the Shadows, etc. Sets my teeth on edge.

Jim, think of it as a tribute to, not a ripoff of, Tolkien. I suspect the master will be a major influence on sci-fi and fantasy literature forever. spike