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Issue Details: First known date: 1983-1984 1983-1984
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'A young killer, addicted to electronic games, is recruited by aliens as a pilot in an interstellar war.'

Source: Author's website. (Sighted: 16/6/2014)

Notes

  • From the author's website: Note that this story was written and published some years before the similarly plotted 1984 movie The Last Star Fighter – and the special effects are much better in the story! (Sighted: 16/6/2014)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y LiNQ Literature in North Queensland vol. 11 no. 2 Elizabeth Perkins (editor), 1983-1984 Z603293 1983-1984 periodical issue 1983-1984 pg. 64-66
    Note: Revised version.
  • Appears in:
    y Techno Terror Paul Collins (editor), Meredith Costain (editor), South Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1999 Z1552681 1999 selected work children's fiction children's science fiction horror 'Technology makes all our lives easier ... or does it? Could computers take over from people? Could the games we play rule our lives? Have we created a monster? Patricia Bernard, Rick Kennett and Ken Catran present a world where machines are in control ...' (Back Cover). South Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1999
    Note: With title: Ace!
  • Appears in:
    y Techno Terror Paul Collins (editor), Meredith Costain (editor), South Melbourne : Addison Wesley Longman Australia , 1999 Z1552681 1999 selected work children's fiction children's science fiction horror 'Technology makes all our lives easier ... or does it? Could computers take over from people? Could the games we play rule our lives? Have we created a monster? Patricia Bernard, Rick Kennett and Ken Catran present a world where machines are in control ...' (Back Cover). Littleton : Sundance Publishing , 2000
    Note: Reprinted edition.
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