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Encyclopedia > Shane Dix

Shane Dix is a science fiction author and is best known for his coloberative work with Sean Williams in the Star Wars: New Jedi Order series. Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... Sean Williams (born 1967) is a New York Times best selling science fiction author who lives in Adelaide, Australia. ... Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... The New Jedi Order, also known as New Jedi Order or by its acronym, NJO, is a series of science fiction novels set in the Star Wars universe 25-30 years ABY. Its primary plotline involves an invasion of the Star Wars galaxy by the Yuuzhan Vong, but over the...

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Series Contributions

Cogal Series (co written with Sean Williams)

  • The Unknown Soldier (1995)

Evergence Series (co written with Sean Williams)

  • The Prodigal Sun (1999)
  • The Dying Light (2000)
  • The Dark Imbalance (2001)

Orphans (co written with Sean Williams)

  • Echoes of Earth (2002)
  • Orphans of Earth (2002)
  • Heirs of Earth (2003)


Star Wars : New Jedi Order (co written with Sean Williams) Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... The New Jedi Order, also known as New Jedi Order or by its acronym, NJO, is a series of science fiction novels set in the Star Wars universe 25-30 years ABY. Its primary plotline involves an invasion of the Star Wars galaxy by the Yuuzhan Vong, but over the...

  • Remnant: Force Heretic I (2003)
  • Refugee: Force Heretic II (2003)
  • Reunion: Force Heretic III (2003)

Novels

  • Geodesica: Ascent (2005) (co written with Sean Williams)

Sources

  • Fantastic Fiction Entry on Shane Dix

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Alibris: Dix (1228 words)
When twenty-two-year-old Dix Van Dyke arrived in Daggett, California, in 1901, the town was a wild and raucous frontier settlement, with barrooms and brothels, silver mines and land swindles, cattle drives, and shootouts at the Bucket of Blood saloon.
Dix, a ranch-boy with no formal education but whose father and uncle were writers, became the...
Coauthors Mavor and Dix tell the fascinating story of the discovery of what is believed to be ancient Native American ritual sites and the exploration of these many stone structures and standing stones, whose placement in the surrounding landscape suggests that they played an important role in celestial observation and shamanic ritual.
SF REVIEWS.NET: Evergence: The Prodigal Sun / Sean Williams & Shane Dix (755 words)
Williams and Dix, though, keep the pace up for the most part, and battle scenes are well done.
Though she is never foregrounded in the action, she plays a pivotal role, and the history the authors give her is harrowing and gut-wrenching.
Cane, too, is an intriguing fellow; though his function in the story is often telegraphed, Williams and Dix still succeed in making him enigmatic enough to sustain your curiosity.
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