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Revelation: Netherspace #3

Revelation: Netherspace #3 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Foster, Nigel

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    1 Aug 20

It's half-way through the twenty-first century. Contact with alien races was made forty years ago, but communication turns out to be impossible. We don't share a way of thinking or common sensory inputs with the aliens, let alone a grammar. But there is trade, done on a basis of ...putting things on a table and taking them off again until agreement is reached. There is no obvious pattern to the trades. Alien anti-gravity technology was traded for a bicycle tyre. Human science has become fixated on understanding alien technology - with little success. We can learn what it does and how to operate it. We don't know how it works - or how to fix it. The world may be a better place but it's no longer our own. We may be colonizing the stars, but we're dependant on inexplicable alien Faster-Than-Light technology. This is controlled by aliens we call the Gliese and is the only constant trade: FTL engines for human beings, any age or condition, as long as they're alive. We don't know what happens to them, but rumour says they are taken to a Nirvana where all illnesses will be healed. Their families are also very well compensated. Interstellar immigration and trade are central to the world's economy. There is no shortage of volunteers.
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ISBN 9781785651908
Released NZ 1 Aug 2020
Publisher Titan Books Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series Netherspace (part: 3)
Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9781785651908
Stock Release date is 1 August 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Titan Books Ltd
Imprint Titan Books Ltd
Released 1 Aug 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Foster, Nigel
Series Netherspace (part: 3)
Category Science Fiction
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 203mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 368g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
ONIX Text General/trade