Science Fiction Weaponry: A Guide for Writers
Author: J. Daniel Sawyer, Mary Mason
Publisher: AWP Nonfiction
Release Date: October 26, 2020
The author of The Antithesis Progression teams up with the author of The Rehumanization of Jade Darcy to provide an in-depth guide to the science fact that underlies some of the most popular weapons in science fiction. Whether you're a writer looking to add depth and texture to your weapons technology, or a fan who wants to know how it all works, this is the place.
This article covers particle beams, phasers, lasers, disruptors, mass drivers, railguns, coilguns, Metal Storm and more, as well as tactical considerations for combat in science fictional environments.