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Transition (Starfarers, Bk 2)
Transition - Starfarers, Bk 2
Author: Vonda Mcintyre
The second book in the Starfarers saga, praised by Ursula K. Le Guin as "the most important series in science fiction", continues the adventures of the crew of the Starfarer spacecraft as they search for alien civilizations while coping with a hidden saboteur. — Publisher's Weekly — The crew members of a disabled starship find themselves adrift in...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553288506
ISBN-10: 0553288504
Publication Date: 12/1/1990
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Publisher: Spectra
Book Type: Paperback
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The followup to Starfarers sees our researchers, in their sort-of-stolen ship, arrive at the Tau Ceti system. Unfortunately, they bring along with them a nuclear warhead which had been fired at them from Earth. When the bomb explodes, the ship makes a narrow escape, but is damaged...
And a saboteur may also be on board.
Tau Ceti shows thrilling signs of alien civilisation - but has 'Starfarer''s disorganized and violent arrival destroyed their hopes of peaceful contact?
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Risking their lives and reputations to escape commandeering by the United States military, the crew of the research starship Starfarer plunges into deep space along the cosmic strings and emerges near Tau Ceti just in time to receive a mysterious message from an alien intelligence. This sequel to Starfarers (Ace, 1989) displays McIntyre at her best, combining a cast of highly individualized characters with a compelling plot to produce top-notch sf adventure.

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