The Wizard and the War Machine

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on The Wizard and the War Machine, written by Lawrence Watt-Evans,

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The Wizard and the War Machine


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The Wizard and the War Machine - art by Geoff Taylor


Description

A lone figure in the foreground stranded on a planet. In this painting by Geoff Taylor the hero is dressed in a type of army coat, he has greying hair, a dagger in his waist band a harpoon type weapon over his shoulder. Behind him a bombed city, buildings collapsing, the clouds tinged with burning smoke and an alien flying ship is flying by.


Synopsis for Original Title

At the end of The Cyborg and the Sorcerers, Sam Turner was making a life for himself on the planet Dest. He thought he had left the long-lost interstellar war between Earth and its rebellious colonies behind him forever. "Forever" turned out to be eleven years. That was how long it took for another Independent Reconaissance Unit to respond to the distress call his ship had sent before it was destroyed. And this one made his own berserk killer computer look sane.


Details

Availability

Year1
1990

Medium2
Gouache on Artboard

Size approx.3
25x16 inches or 63x40 cm
Original (£1200)

Availabe to License
Yes

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