Dating sites for writers
In many cases, the ship becomes a character in and of themselves.
The more real you make the ship, the more real the rest of the story will be.
Vessels with names like Enterprise, Serenity, Rocinante, Discovery, Seaview .
However, if I do put inaccurate information on this site, occasionally Internet readers will send me corrections. There is some controversy over a few technical details on this site.
If man survives for as long as the least successful of the dinosaurs—those creatures whom we often deride as nature's failures—then we may be certain of this: for all but a vanishingly brief instant near the dawn of history, the word 'ship' will mean— 'spaceship.' Like the Romantics before them, genre-sf writers have generally been on the side of Faust, convinced that the quest for knowledge was a sacred one, no matter how fondly a jealous God might prefer blind faith.
Characters in bad Hollywood Monster Movies might be able to sign off with a resigned admission that "there are things Man was not meant to know", but nothing could be more alien to the ethos of genre sf. If this frightens you, well, go have a seat over there by the trekkies.
DISCLAIMER: I am not a rocket scientist, merely an amateur that has read a lot of books.
Any and all of the information on these pages may be incorrect or inaccurate.