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" I try to sit down at the typewriter four times a day, even if it's only five minutes, and write three sentences. And if I feel like going on, or if something turns me on I'll just keep writing till I'm written out."
- Roger Zelazny

Gravity Neutralizers  
  The force of gravity is suspended!  

Our gravity neutralizers at such speed were powerless to check our mad headlong flight earthward and so we had to use all the power of our rocketguns up to a point which seemed to be within a few thousand feet of the earth’s surface. Our neutralizers then began to function, repelling the earth with sufficient force to enable us to make our landing without mishap.
Technovelgy from Pirates of Space, by B.X. Barry.
Published by Amazing Stories in 1931
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Compare to the gravity neutralizing disks from Fessenden's Worlds by Edmond Hamilton.

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