Book Reviews of Port Eternity (Alliance-Union Universe)

Port Eternity (Alliance-Union Universe)
Port Eternity - Alliance-Union Universe
Author: C. J. Cherryh
ISBN-13: 9780886772062
ISBN-10: 0886772060
Publication Date: 5/5/1987
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Publisher: DAW
Book Type: Paperback
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Their names were Lancelot, Elaine, Percivale, Gawain, Modred, Lynette, & Vivien, but they were not characters from legend. They were made people, clone servants designed to suit the fancy of their opulent owner, the Lady Dela Kirn. And they worked aboard the Maid, an anachronistic fantasy of a spaceship, decorated with swords, heraldic banners, old-looking beams masking the structural joinings, & lamps that mimicked live flame.

They lived in a kind of dream, and had no idea of their origins, their prototypes in those old, old story tapes of romance, chivalry, heroism, and betrayal.

Until a wandering instability, a knot in time, a ripple in the between sucked them into a spatial no-man's-land from where there seemed to be no escape. And they were left alone with the borrowed personas of their ancient namesakes, to face a crisis those vernerable spirits were never designed to master!