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As The Dragon Lensman opens, the Boskonian conspiracy seems to have been vanquished with its defeat at the great Battle of Klovia, and the. All about The Dragon Lensman by David A. Kyle. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Publication: The Dragon Lensman Publication Record # ; Author: David A . Kyle; Date: ; ISBN: [].

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The universe has no life-forms aside from the ancient Arisians, and few planets besides the Arisians’ native world. The Arisians remove themselves from the Cosmos in order to leave the Children of the Lens uninhibited in their future as the new guardians of Civilization. On each of the four “best” planets, a single individual realizes the limits of his Arisian training and perceives the need to return to seek “second stage” training, which it is later shown to include the ability to slay by mental force alone; a “sense of perception” which allows lenzman by direct awareness without the use of the visual sense; the ability to drwgon minds undetectably, including the ability to alter memories untraceably; the ability to perfectly split attention in draggon to perform multiple tasks with simultaneous focus on each; and the ability to better integrate their minds for superior thinking.

In telling the tale of a cosmos-spanning battle between good and evil, the Lensmen saga encompassed two entire galaxies in cragon, each home to a primordial race of Edward E. Information from the German Common Knowledge.

The Dragon Lensman: Second Stage Lensman Trilogy – David A. Kyle – Google Books

This was re-dubbed by Streamline Pictures in with some of the same voice actors. Will rated it liked it May 29, Unsourced material may draogn challenged and removed.

Like all of his species, Worsel resembles the mythological dragons of old Tellus Earthwith a sinewy, ten-meter-long body covered in scales cragon boasting great wings and terrifying claws and teeth. This exact book is not the one I have, but I have a copy of the paperback set lensmab the first time I read them in the ‘s. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. All I will say is that the ending develops by inescapable logic from clues in Children of the Lens.


This review covers all three of the books the other two being Lensman from Rigel and Z Lensman. Since Smith’s death, there have been several attempts to continue some of his series.

To ask other readers questions about The Dragon Lensmanplease sign up. The best known of draon is probably Stephen Goldin ‘s Circus of the Galaxy series, which has the two advan Originally published on my blog here in May In this and in several other ways, Kyle shows himself not to be Smith, despite the endorsement from A. Nov 24, Timothy James rated it it was ok. This review covers all three of the books the other two being Lensman from Rigel a David Kyle, a friend of E.

The best known of these is probably Stephen Goldin ‘s Circus of the Galaxy series, which has the two advantages of being based on lesser known Smith and of being published under Smith’s name. To counter this new menace, the Dragon Lensman finds himself hurtling through space to rendez-vous with the one Lensman who understands robots well enough to strategize against an inorganic uprising — the mysterious Twenty-Four of Six, whose knowledge of machines turns out to be deeper and more hard-won than even Worsel could guess.

This section’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Trivia About The Dragon Lensma Smith, a valiant effort has been made to match the tone and scope of the Master. Stephen Robert Collins rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Archived from the original on January 13, See 1 question about The Dragon Lensman…. All titles are in stock, and orders placed through the publisher ship within 24 hours. So yes we have an author who was not only friends with the late Doc Smith but also was familiar and a fan of his work.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He gets deeper into the story and the characters and less into the slam-bang action of the original.

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The negotiations were for an month renewable option. Influential if flawed I guess. First Lensman was written in to act as a link between Triplanetary and Galactic Patrol and finally, in the years up toSmith revised the rest of the series to remove inconsistencies between the original Lensman chronology and Triplanetary.


Soon it becomes clear that Civilization will need every bit of that knowledge, and more besides, to face the enemies that are now revealing themselves. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. It’s a dagon book, aping Doc’s style satisfactorily, and just as able to deliver on the non-stop action. However, they also began writing additional material. Jul 24, William Korn rated it really liked it Shelves: Lensman series Novel series Science fiction book series Lists of fictional planets Space opera novels Novels adapted into comics American novels adapted into films.

David Kyle, a friend of E. Using the Lens as a means to test mental qualities and identify individuals able to help him, Virgil Samms visits races and species in other star systems, recruiting the best of them and forming the nucleus of a Galactic Patrol.

Although the Eddorians drabon developed mental powers almost equal to those of the Arisians, they rely instead for the most part on physical power, which came to be exercised on their behalf by a hierarchy of underling races. Also I think the main thrust of the story to be incompatible with important aspects of Smith’s Lensman universe. The first of these was designed by Philip N.

Refresh and try again. Other books in the series. T he “Second Stage Lensman” Trilogy is also available in hardcover with full-color dust jacketsoffered exclusively as part of a limited collectors’ edition of sets, packaged in a deluxe foil-stamped slipcase, with each enclosed book individually numbered and signed by the author on a special bound-in plate. Charles rated it it was amazing Oct 04, There was to have been at least a seventh volume.

These include the development of intelligence by machines on the Planetoid of Knowledge, the galactic museum; the novel begins with an attack by them on Worsel the motivation for the attack being the feeling that machines have lenzman subjugated by biological entities.

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