George RR Martin:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
George R.R. Martin was born September 20, 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. He began writing young, selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies, and in high school began to write fiction for comic fanzines (amateur fan magazines). Martin's first professional sale was made in 1970 at age 21.

He didn't become a full-time writer until 1979; he currently lives in Santa Fe, NM.

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Chameleon Cloth - great camouflage
Clothing that changes color and pattern to match its surroundings.

Dying of the Light (1977)

Darkdawn City - the venue is musical
An entire city that is tuned to be played by the winds.

Dying of the Light (1977)

Glowstone - great at parties
A mineral that absorbs light by day and emits it by night.

Dying of the Light (1977)

High Kavalaan Aircar - superbad SUV of the air
Flying SUV equipped with laser weapons.

Dying of the Light (1977)

Rogue World
A celestial nomad, a planetary body that is not tied to a particular sun.

Dying of the Light (1977)

Sky-Scoot - flying foils
A patch of antigravity foil used for flying.

Dying of the Light (1977)


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