John F. Carr Collection at
St. Bonaventure University
The Last Space Viking*
Cover art by Alan Gutierrez
About the Book:
The Last Space Viking by John F. Carr and
Mike Robertson takes place a hundred years after Lucas Trask founded the
League of Civilized Worlds. Many changes have occurred in the Old
Federation and King Trask's plans for a new galaxy order are brought to
a sudden halt when a new power emerges from the ashes of the Old
Federation. Will King Rodrik the First of Tanith be able to salvage his
grandfather's dream, or become a tool of the new Mardukan Empire?
* Part of the Friedsam Library Collection
Last Space Viking: Working Notes [hand-written notecards]
A set of 4x6” notecards containing relevant to Carr’s novel, Last Space Viking. The notes mostly contain information about ancient Persian gods and cities.
Last Space Viking: Notes [miscellaneous]
A collection of notes, images, and correspondence related to Last Space Viking. The images are maps of continents referenced in the story. The file also contains several typed copies of the novel’s dramatis personae, several of which bear handwritten notes in black ink. Finally, the file also contains printed email correspondence discussing the continuity of Last Space Viking.
Last Space Viking: Decker Copyedit [typescript]
A copy of the Last Space Viking manuscript. In an initialed note dated 3/29/2011 in black ink, Carr writes, “Copy-edited MS from Dwight Decker. Received on 12/30/2010. Blue marks by Dwight: black marks by JFC.” The cover of the manuscript also bears notes written in blue ink by Decker. Throughout the manuscript there are many notes written in blue ink by Decker, which were followed up in black in by Carr.
Last Space Viking: Victoria MS [typescript]
A copy of the Last Space Viking manuscript. In an initialed note dated 4/8/2011, Carr writes, “Corrected final MS (?) by Victoria Carr 3/12/2011. Red corrections are Victoria’s, black are JFC.” The manuscript contains multiple corrections written in red ink by Victoria Carr, in addition to several written in black ink by John Carr.
Last Space Viking: Emails [typescript]
Various emails regarding the Last Space Viking including some between Dennis Frank and John Carr.
Last Space Viking: Corrected Final Galley [typescript]
The corrected final galley of the Last Space Viking corrected by John Carr and Victoria Alexander. The black corrections are by Carr while the other red and blue ones are by Alexander. Pages are in random order and the document is rubber banded together.
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