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Earthclan: Startide Rising / The Uplift War
Earthclan Startide Rising / The Uplift War Author:David Brin Contains the novels 'Startide Rising' and 'The Uplift War'. — *** STARTIDE RISING (Uplift Saga, Bk 2) — The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed on the uncharted water world of Kithrup, bearing one of the most important discoveries in galactic history. Above, in space, armadas of alien races clash in a ti... more »tanic struggle to claim her. Below, a handful of her human and dolphin crew battles armed rebellion and a hostile planet to safeguard her secret -- the fate of the Progenitors, the fabled First Race who seeded wisdom throughout the stars.
*** THE UPLIFT WAR (Uplift Saga, Bk 3)
As galactic armadas clash in quest of the ancient fleet of the Progenitors, a brutal alien race seizes the dying planet of Garth. The various Uplifted inhabitants of Garth must battle their overlords or face ultimate extinction. At stake is the existence of Terran society and Earth, and the fate of the entire Five Galaxies. Sweeping, brilliantly crafted, inventive and dramatic, The Uplift War is an unforgettable story of adventure and wonder from the pen of one of today's science fiction greats.« less