Rimward Winterists. THe reference? (Authors please help)

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Kremlin K.O.A. Kremlin K.O.A.'s picture
Rimward Winterists. THe reference? (Authors please help)

Okay in Rimward there is a section on a habitat called Winter.
Apparently they are a genderless society, and live in a nice and temperate hab named Winter.

The description ends with.

Rimward, page 64 wrote:
The habitat itself is temperate, despite the name, which is borrowed from the work of a pre-Fall science fiction writer who envisioned a similar society.

Anyone know which Sci Fi Author and which work?

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IIRC it's the Left Hand of

IIRC it's the Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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base3numeral base3numeral's picture
Concur

The planet in The Left Hand of Darkness is called Winter, and the residents do have similar gender expressions.

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I try to only steal from the

I try to only steal from the best. :)

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jackgraham wrote:I try to

jackgraham wrote:
I try to only steal from the best. :)

But isn't that the mark of a talented writer? :P

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So that's where my socks went

So that's where my socks went.

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Kremlin K.O.A. wrote:So that

Kremlin K.O.A. wrote:
So that's where my socks went.

It's true. My cat needed a new socktoboggan.

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