Daybreak - 2250 A D Author:Andre Norton Originally released in 1952 under the name "Star Man's Son" this story is set in a post-atomic war future. While that may seem cliche, at the time it was quite original. The story focuses on Fors, who lives in a remote mountain village. As the story opens, Fors is passed over for the postion of "Star Man" -- a man who goe... more »s out into the wilderness in search of ancient technology for the village. Fors blames this on the fact that his mother came from a tribe outside the village.
Fors decides to abondon his village and sets out for the wilderness anyway, accompanied by Lura -- his hunting cat companion. On his journies he encounters various other tribes, mutated wildlife and ruins of the past civilization.« less