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  • That leaves asteroid or other out-system mining, all of which require yet more equipment and transportation methods, adding time, cost, and yet more technology.

    March « 2009 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Whatever it was, it seemed capable of taking certain volitional actions to protect itself, such as jamming our out-system communications.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Not as odd as Io or Jupiter, maybe, but odd for a boy who grew up in Minnesota and went out-system when he was still a kid.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The cries of battle horror from out-system dwindled.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • And his beautiful ship with the same name, it had been a half light-year out-system, seeking enemies that weren't there.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • Some Queryans never took the Test and used their talents only to travel around Query, even though it is actually easier to deep-time out-system, a fact never mentioned much by the Guard.

    Timegod's World

  • Still, as I pulled on the insulated time-diving uniform -- the material represented another theft from some out-system by Kerina -- I knew I had to try the chance of backtracking the Frost Giants, if only to find out where they had come from before Odin Thor did.

    Timegod's World

  • By the time Jupiter's bulk had moved around to blanket the out-system traffic, Callisto's day was nearly over and the Rowan wasn't off power as much as decibel one.

    The Rowan

  • His build ruled him out as a Corpus Corps type, which meant he was either an intelligence operative for some out-system government, for an out-of-the-way Imperial bureaucracy, or a private operative contracted to find Gerswin.

    The Silent Warrior

  • Then it'll get on a liner going out-system, and before you know it, well-look at Yermenov.



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