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  • The accompanying murder plot pales in comparison to the setting, in which airships traverse the "underspace" as it ferries passengers and cargo between worlds.

    REVIEW: Sideways in Crime edited by Lou Anders 2008

  • We can offer a cool roof, using white concrete roof tiles to reflect the heat, underspace ventilation, with air inlet to eaves up to ridge line and end ventilation on the ridge.

    Cooling a Concrete Roof 2002

  • After another deep breath, the engineer tried once more, this time conceiving of the link as a network, an underspace connection.

    The Chaos Balance Modesitt, L. E. 1997

  • "Maybe the whole twisting of underspace, the bringing of the Winterlance to this universe ... maybe it was because we were needed to return balance -"

    The Chaos Balance Modesitt, L. E. 1997

  • The demons had a picket line of towers across the transit corridor, with webs into the underspace that could, if left intact, cut the United Faith Alliance in two.

    Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E. 1996

  • The time clicked by silently as the Winterlance hurled toward her underspace jump point, as the dozens of other angel ships converged on that same jump point.

    Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E. 1996

  • The destroyers could go ten, but their underspace mass drag was less.

    Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E. 1996

  • Nylan could sense the dark image of a trapped angel transport, an insect struggling futilely in the web of energy, struggling with full drives, with shields, yet unraveling into dust and energy in the instants after the angel force dropped toward the demon mirror line-that impossible energy web that stretched across seemingly empty space to snare any angel ship within light-years, in real or in underspace.

    Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E. 1996

  • The Winterlance dropped underspace, with a rush of golden glory, as though on spread wings, that instant of pain/ecstasy enduring forever, yet gone before it had begun -

    Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E. 1996

  • Then she tried to massage her neck with her left hand before settling back into her couch and trying to rest while Ryba reoriented the Winterlance prior to setup for the underspace jump prior to the attack.

    Fall of Angels Modesitt, L. E. 1996


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