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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It starts off slow but ramps up at the end. Archived from the bpva on This time around, I’ll admit that I found the love story more cheesey.

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Don’t generally like Sci-Fi but this was pretty gripping. History says atheists just as moral as believers”. John O’Ryan is brn a god A Novel Ben Bova Limited preview – He stood by the door for a moment, then went to the bar up by the curtained plate glass window and took a stool.

Orion is amazing, he is very human, yet he is also more. Ahrimam is from past and is moving forward in time with the goal of eliminating the human race.

Orion, a book by Ben Bova | Book review

Bova went back to school in the s, earning an M. Bova does something similar. As orlon firemen extinguished the smoldering blaze, the police laid out four dead bodies on the sidewalk and covered them with blankets. Feb 14, Regan Ware rated it it was amazing. His two customers had vanished.


The novel is more into fantasy than science. This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat I really don’t see how he can write others. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Were they trying bovva kill her? To ask other readers questions about Orionplease sign up.

The couple divorced in John O’Ryan is a character who moves across space and time; he is moving backward through time, from the future to the past.

Orion Series

I’m also not fond of historical fiction, but this tale of time travel into Earth’s distant past was far less of a history lesson than an exploration of practical applications in historical settings. The core of my abilities is apparently in the structure of my nervous system.

Follow him, servant of a great race, as he battles his enemy down the halls of time, from the caves of our ancestors to the final confrontation under the hammer of nuclear annihilation. Archived from the original on January 20, I went straight to my private cubicle and shut the door. If the first man was a golden angel, this one had the look of a midnight netherworld about him.

The cyclic nature of Orions travels and his musings over his own existence become rather repetitive after a while and the origin of Ahriman was far to easy to guess.

I read it because my boss had suggested it to me. I read this book in Jr. But, even that contributes to the larger than life persona that I love about the Orion books.

Follow him, servant of a great race, as he battles his enemy down the halls of time, from the caves of our ancestors to the final confrontation under the hammer of nuclear annihilation.


Found it in the bookshelf of a resort. Oct oion, Clyde added it. They were gone by the time I had pulled myself up off the floor. Refresh and try again.

Orion Among the Stars

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 been waiting 17 years for. This review has been orikn because it contains spoilers. Orion succeeds in thwarting Ahrimam at each stop but never succeeds in killing him but rather usually is killed himself orin order to save the human race. Her table was splintered and the wall behind us shredded by shrapnel.

Even his voice seemed heavy and dark with fury when he ordered a brandy. At Avco Everett he met Arthur R. At the time, I thought it started out well, and the ending disappointed me somewhat. Ryan soon realizes that the dark figure i If you are a fan bben science fiction that explains mythology, there are few books better than this. Ahriman travels forward in time and tries to destroy time and space and thereby humanity.