The seeds of contradiction that lay at the heart of the Soviet-American alliance are bearing their final fruit. Soon they will rip the Codomminium apart - and Earth will die. In the face of that inevitability the fate of humanity lies with the Colony Worlds - a few of which are equipped for more than barest survival. Thrown upon their own resources, their futures seem as limited as their pasts. They - and humanity - have one hope: that somehow, someone will have both the vision and the strength to grasp the tattered remnants of civilization and weld them into a single galaxy-spanning society.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BruderBane - LibraryThing
Now and again when I am reading a new novel I will find myself dragging my own psyche through the story. Oftentimes this is due to the fact that I’m feeling run down or a bit tired. On the other hand ... Read full review
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erry Pournelle created a universe, very centred around a Heinlein-kind of world and political system. Clear distinctions between citizens, non citizend, enforced government relocations etc. The ... Read full review