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By Rodger Nichols
For The Sentinel 

Walking in other worlds

 

August 22, 2018



The Sentinel contributor and Gorge Country Media news director recounts his adventures at a world-renowned sci-fi convention.

Aliens and robots and vampires stalked the halls at the 76th World Science Fiction Convention last weekend in San José. The event, known as Worldcon to the fans, drew nearly 5,000 people who enjoy fantasy and science fiction. For five days each August the tribe gathers somewhere in the world (last year’s was in Helsinki, Finland) for days of fan fellowship, presentations, panel discussions, competitive costuming, exotic items on the many dealer’s tables, author readings and autograph sessions, among other delights.

I have been a fan for more than 60 years and...



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