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  • I'm amazed that Tolkien managed to write something that I've been able to appreciate and love for 21 years, even if for the last 4 or 5 there * are* parts that I skip (those long-ass descriptions do push my patience now, unlike when I was younger), while I'm sadly disappointed that most of Asimov's stuff has lost its luster as I've grown up (Nightfall is still one my top 10 of all times, tho), which makes me not recommend it to older friends ... but as soon as my nephews hit their teens, they are getting the Foundation trilogy as a gift from me.

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  • And here come the most hardcore fans of all: Blind Guardian, a German metal band who wrote an entire album based on The Silmarillon, called Nightfall on Middle Earth.

    The Best Heavy Metal Songs Based on Fantasy Novels - Suvudu - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Movies, and Games

  • The case is called the Nightfall and it has a black aluminum front bezel.

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  • This week's selections include the old-fashioned star power of "The Thomas Crown Affair" (with Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway) and a bounty of classic films noir, including Jacques Tourneur's oddball "Nightfall" and the hard-boiled "Kansas City Confidential."

    Faded Glories and Foreign Flavors

  • Isaac Asimov: "Nightfall" (Analog (Astounding), September 1941)

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  • "Born of Man and Woman" is one, for example, or "Nightfall", or "Passengers", or -- never mind, I think you know what I mean.

    Humanity as mildew

  • The way he did this was to suggest story ideas to his stable of writers Isaac Asimov's story "Nightfall" is a notable example of the process.

    Smartening up "The Morons"

  • However, given the prominent role played by telepathy in the story, it is reasonable to suspect that, like "Nightfall", "The Morons" was the result of a story idea suggested to Vincent by Campbell.

    Smartening up "The Morons"

  • I'm prepared to argue pretty much the opposite, that the style and form is the story, that there's nothing left when you take those things away, that the story of Asimov's "Nightfall" written by H.P. Lovecraft would be a fundamentally different thing, even if all the events happened in the same order.

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  • In Isaac Asimov's "Nightfall," it was the threat of the destruction of civilization on a planet that is always lit by its multiple suns, except for one brief night every thousand years.

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