Sometimes the greatest sin is survival.
The generation ship Jacob’s Ladder has barely survived cataclysms from without and within. Now, riding the shock wave of a nova blast toward an uncertain destiny, the damaged ship—the only world its inhabitants have ever known—remains a war zone. Even as Perceval, the new captain, struggles to come to terms with the traumas of her recent past, the remnants of rebellion aboard the ship still threaten the crew’s survival.
Yet as Perceval’s relatives Tristen and Benedick play a deadly game of cat and mouse in pursuit of a traitor through a vast ship that is renewing itself in strange and dangerous ways, an even more insidious threat is building in a place no one ever thought to look. And this implacable enemy could change the face of the ship forever if a ragtag band of heroes cannot stop it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed the first book in this series, "Dust." I very much liked the juxtaposition of the near-derelict generation ship with the mythology that has grown up around its technologies, and the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing
This is almost a 4 star book - but an ending that seems to easy plus some dense language dropped it down to a 3.5 star rating. I read the first book years ago - and don't remember much of it - but ... Read full review
12this time of trial and desperation
14when we had a library
15the bottomless dark in its person
18the broken holdes
8everything their father had told them
9that ice must be as old
10the door gaped wide
19take the world apart