Divine Intervention

Front Cover
Ace Books, 2001 - Fiction - 391 pages
1 Review
There are many ways to deal with the unknown: Explore it. Ignore it. Or destroy ithellip;In this powerful, provocative novel, Ken Wharton welcomes you to Mandala, an extra-solar Earth colony where the unknown is rapidly approachinghellip; Cut off from Earth for over a century, the people of Mandala have created an utterly unique society-and developed religious beliefs and cultural customs that are completely their own.Now, word has arrived that thousands of new colonists-most of whom are frozen in cryogenic suspension-are en route from Earth. Fearing a crippling shift in the planetrs"s balance of power, the Prime Minister vows to do whatever it takes to keep them away.But someone else knows that theyrs"re coming. A young deaf-mute, Drew Randall can communicate in his own unconventional way. And someone-or something-has told him that the new colonists have finally arrivedhellip;

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - lithicbee - LibraryThing

This was a fun book full of ideas about quantum mechanics, religion, and deep-space colonization. It is the story of a colony of humans 75 light years from Earth, who have to decide how to react to ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

Hard-core sci-fi. Interesting stuff. Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

25 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information