Starplex Author:Robert J. Sawyer Human space exploration has expanded quickly over the last twenty years as they have made use of newly discovered artificial worm-holes. No one knows who created them, and they bring the far-reaches of the galaxy tantalizingly close. Discovery, however, is outstripping understanding, and when an unknown vessel -- a ship with no windows, seams or... more » visible means of propulsion -- arrives, the already battle-scarred Starplex could be the starting point of an interstellar war…« less
I first read this book about ten years ago and fell in love with it. It's full of *neat* concepts without the concepts overshadowing plot and characters. This is the novel that introduced me to Robert Sawyer's work and I just can't believe that it's out of print. It's GOOD.