Against the Fall of Night Author:Arthur C. Clarke The Challenge of the Unknown — Once Alvin had been content to share the pleasure of the Diaspar, but now he knew that they were not sufficient. — His horizons were expanding. — That his life must be bounded by the walls of the city was intolerable to him. — His people's fear of the outer world was something he could not understand. To him it held no... more » terror, but only mystery.
When he was weary of Diaspar, the outer world called to him as it was calling now.« less