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A Life for the Stars [Cities in Flight II]
A Life for the Stars - Cities in Flight II Author:James Blish A City launches itself into the galaxy! The noise was horrifying. He had never heard even a fraction as loud, but there could be no doubt what it was: the city's spindizzies were sounding the alert. Then the whole city seemed to be rocking heavily, like a ship in a storm. At one instant, the street ended in nothing but sky; at the next, he was s... more »taring at a wall of sheared earth, its rim looming clifflike fifty feet or more above the new margin of the city; then the blank sky was back again --
"As usual, Blih is both ingenious and careful in his background of scientific detail."