- v. present participle of jaunt.
“In Bester's THE STARS MY DESTINATION, the jaunting is arguably another such metaphysical unreality, a magical ability to wish oneself elsewhere presented alongside the hypotheticals of space travel, asteroid mining and so on.”
“Note that either way jaunting is an essentially human capacity, not open to mechanisation.”
“Note that the magic of Bester's jaunting is associated with the Promethean fire of PyrE, an enervated and explosive substance triggered by thought (i.e. magic), a blatant concretion of the metaphor of semiosis-as-power. posted by Hal Duncan | 4: 18 PM”
“Do we have to say that jaunting is physically possible to call The Stars, My Destination SF?”
“I'm toying with the idea of jaunting over to Keeneland tomorrow to watch the race on simulcast and place a few bets.”
“Bester gives us telekinesis, "jaunting", shadowy global corporations more powerful than governments, astounding weapons and a deeply misanthropic take on the human condition.”
“The most notable of these is "jaunting", a means of personal teleportation via mental control.”
“They were walking about the town when a gentleman drove past them in a dolgusha [a kind of jaunting-car on four wheels], leaning with ungloved hands on a stick resting on the step of the carriage.”
“For two or three weeks they go on living at home, and most of that time they are "jaunting," that is, drinking.”
“While some artists come jaunting into town wide-eyed and bushy-tailed for SXSW, the boys of Auto Body, who are already familiar with the Austin underground, return for a good ol' homecoming party.”
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From the novel by Stella Gibbons
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