Foreverness

Jack Vance

Jack Vance passed away at home on the evening of Sunday May 26, 2013, ending a long, rich and productive life. Recognized most widely as an author, family and friends also knew a generous, large-hearted, rugged, genial, hard-working, optimistic and unpretentious individual whose curiosity, sense of wonder and sheer love of life were an inspiration in themselves. Author, friend, father and grandfather – there will never be another like Jack Vance.



~ ☆ Raise a Toast to Jack Vance ☆ ~



"At the last moments of the universe, with eternal darkness converging from all sides, surely someone will arise and cry out: ‘Hold back the end for a final moment, while I pay tribute to the gallant brewmasters who have provided us a pathway of golden glory down the fading corridors of time!’ And then, is it not possible that a bright gap will appear in the dark, through which the brewmasters are allowed to proceed, to build a finer universe?"

- Lurulu -



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Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:20
The greatest. I am bereft. Sail on, Jack.
iucounu

Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:20
The greatest. I am bereft. Sail on, Jack.
iucounu
Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:17
Hey!
What ya doin', Jack?

"Ohhh, just sittin' here, catching flies, ponderin' on about the universe.
Thought I'd give you a call."

Good to hear from you again.


"You know....." and on he went and went.
His spoken words as fluid and uniquely poetic as his writing.


Grandmaster and then some.

More than client, a friend.

x
Vince Gerardis

Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:17
Hey!
What ya doin', Jack?

"Ohhh, just sittin' here, catching flies, ponderin' on about the universe.
Thought I'd give you a call."

Good to hear from you again.


"You know....." and on he went and went.
His spoken words as fluid and ... click to read more
Vince Gerardis
Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:15
The greatest writer of the twentieth century

The Dying Earth's sun has finally sputtered and given out
Chris Boote

Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:15
The greatest writer of the twentieth century

The Dying Earth's sun has finally sputtered and given out
Chris Boote
Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:12
unparalleled imagination I would love to emulate but can only parody
fiona lloyd

Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:12
unparalleled imagination I would love to emulate but can only parody
fiona lloyd
Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:12
Incredible man, writer, and honest human being. I wish we could have met. Thank you for everything Jack. Your words forever live on, painting eternal universes of adventure and heart.
Chris

Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:12
Incredible man, writer, and honest human being. I wish we could have met. Thank you for everything Jack. Your words forever live on, painting eternal universes of adventure and heart.
Chris
Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:03
Thank you, Mr Vance, for instilling the beauty of language in my science fiction reading.
Your characters and dialogue were always unique and wonderful. You brought erudition to even the most lowly roustabouts and never resorted to formulaic plots or characters. RIP.
David Hurst

Wednesday 29 May 2013 15:03
Thank you, Mr Vance, for instilling the beauty of language in my science fiction reading.
Your characters and dialogue were always unique and wonderful. You brought erudition to even the most lowly roustabouts and never resorted to formulaic plots ... click to read more
David Hurst