Benjamin William “Ben” Bova (born November 8, ) is an American writer. He is the author Ben Bova. Ben Bova in . Orion and King Arthur. Tor Tom. Orion is a time travel science fiction novel by Ben Bova. The idea is so neat, that this easily could have been one of my all time favourites. I. Ingram The exciting beginning of Bova’s popular “Orion” saga, this is the story of John O’Ryan, a man who awakens one day to discover that he is the leader of a.

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Archived from be original on His novel The Starcrossedloosely based on his experiences, featured a thinly veiled characterization of his friend and colleague Harlan Ellison.

Refresh and try again. I like Bova, and I liked this book, but this one felt like it could have been edited down a bit in places, and I felt myself wanting to breeze ahead now and then. Fantastic and wonderful Oriom has been a favorite of mine for a very long time.


Campbell ‘s death in Orion is sent from the future backwards in time, with 4 stops on the way — 20th century, 13th century, late ice age, and the ice age — where his job is to find Ahrimam and kill Ahrimam or at least stop his attempt to destroy the human race. In that same year he married Barbara Berson Rose. My teacher, a mild, gray little man, absolutely refused to believe that I had never touched a keyboard before that day.


I haven’t read it since I was a teenager in the early ‘s and I regret not getting a digital copy sooner. Bova served as the science advisor for the television series The Starlost [10] and left in disgust after the airing of the first episode So many of the same lines were repeated ad nauseum.

I felt that I knew him, that I had met him long ago. They set that bomb off in the Statue of Liberty, remember?

I turned to see a man enter, a strikingly handsome, gold-maned man of that indeterminate age between thirty and fifty. Other editions – View all Orion: With the recent release of Orion and King Arthur in paperback, I decided to go back and revisit the entire series before reading the conclusion that I’ve oron waiting 17 years for.

Orion Series

The bartender had been cut in half by the blast. But I could not remember where or orkon or under what circumstances. John O’Ryan is a character who moves across space and time; he is moving backward through time, from the future to the past.

Novelist, short-story authoressayist, journalist. May 28, Tori rated it really liked bej. Found it in the bookshelf of a resort. The young beauty a few tables away from me had her back to the grenade, but the bartender stared straight at it as it clunked on the carpet and rolled lumpily along to within five feet of me.


My gray-eyed beauty stared at him, as if unable to pull herself free of his spell. No trivia or quizzes yet. He is an environmentalist, but rejects Luddism. One young woman sat alone, not far from my own table near the front of the restaurant. There was a gash on her forehead, but she seemed otherwise unharmed.

Orion Series by Ben Bova

Retrieved December 24, There are lots of reasons to like this novel, and I truely enjoyed it. Hollywood has started to take an interest in Bova’s works once again, in addition to his wealth of knowledge about science and what the future may look like. I finished my coffee and decided to ask for my check, then stop at the model”s table on my way out.

But then the killing started again On the whole, it read much like a James Patterson novel does, easy to read and a bit dumb.

Nothing really original, or interesting regarding the SF.