By Sarah A. Hoyt
Access quantity in Sarah A. Hoyt’s rollicking and renowned Darkship sequence, sequel to Darkship Thieves, and winner of the Prometheus Award.
After rescuing her megastar pilot husband and researching the darkish mystery of her personal prior on the earth, Athena Hera Sinistra returns to house habitat Eden to begin lifestyles anew. now not happening. Thena and package are put below arrest for the crime of coming again alive. the one get away from a loss of life sentence: go back to Earth and convey again the misplaced process for growing the Powertrees, the power resource of either Eden and Earth whose technological origins were misplaced to war. yet that venture is secondary to a better imperative. principally else, Thena needs to not get caught. If she does, then suicide is to be the single option.
With the chances seriously stacked opposed to not just luck, yet survival, Thena involves comprehend what her cynical accusers don't: it isn't purely one woman’s existence at the line anymore. For it’s in the world the place the journey actually starts. Thena realizes that what's actually at stake is the destiny of Eden and Earth alike, the continuance of the darkship fleet—and freedom for all within the sunlight procedure, and past.
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No such thing. " "Do you enjoy dancing, Ms. " She answered seriously. " I opened my mouth and closed it, perhaps three times. You try it. "And for God's sake tell me why you're so intent on not talking to me. " Norrey looked dismayed. "Hush. " I took a crack at it. "Shara, before he died I had the privilege of meeting Bertram Ross. I had just seen him dance. A producer who knew and liked me took me backstage, the way you take a kid to see Santa Claus. I had expected him to look older offstage, at rest.
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Shara asked. " I was only mildly interested. No doubt there was an explanation for the phenomenon, and since Isaac Asimov wasn't around I would doubtless never understand a word of it. Most of us gave up on intelligent nonhuman life when Project Ozma came up empty. "Little green men, I suppose. Can you show us the Lounge, Tom? " He seemed to welcome this change of subject. " McGillicuddy led us through a p-door opposite the one Carrington had used, through long halls whose floors curved up ahead of and behind us.