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Survival

A Novel

Star Quest Trilogy (Volume 3)

Author: Ben Bova

Survival

Survival

$25.99

About This Book

Hugo winner and veteran hard SF author Ben Bova continues his hard SF vision for the future of the human race in the unknown territory of deep space
Page Count
336
On Sale
12/26/2017

Book Details

Ben Bova continues his hard SF Star Quest series which began with Death Wave and Apes and Angels.

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In Surivival, a human team sent to scout a few hundred lightyears in front of the death wave encounters a civilization far in advance of our own, a civilization of machine intelligences.

These sentient, intelligent machines have existed for eons, and have survived earlier “death waves,” gamma ray bursts from the core of the galaxy. They are totally self-sufficient, completely certain that the death wave cannot harm them, and utterly uninterested in helping to save other civilizations, organic or machine.

But now that the humans have discovered them, they refuse to allow them to leave their planet, reasoning that other humans will inevitably follow if they learn of their existence.

The Star Quest Trilogy
#1 Death Wave
#2 Apes and Angels
#3 Survival

Imprint Publisher

Tor Books

ISBN

9780765379542

In The News

Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for December—io9

Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read This December—
The Verge

Best SFF of December—
Unbound Worlds

“A page-turner.”—Manhattan Book Review

“ This is thoughtful, humanist SF with a finely sharpened scientific edge, an absolute gem of the genre.”—The Nameless Zine

“[Bova’s] excellence at combining hard science with believable characters and an attention-grabbing plot makes him one of the genre’s most accessible and entertaining storytellers.” —Library Journal

“Impressive.” —Kirkus Reviews on Titan

“A guaranteed crowd-pleaser!” —Booklist on Mercury

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Survival

Survival

$25.99