Trouble on Titan - Large Print Author:Alan E. Nourse When Tuck Benedict and David Torm faced each other on the bleak and frigid face of Titan, Saturn's sixth moon, they represented literally, the opposite ends of the universe. For in the twenty-second century, Tuck represented the rich and easy civilization of Earth that had grown luxurious by utilizing solar energy through a catalytic mineral... more » produced in Titan's grim mines.
David Torm, who's ancestors had been exiled to Titan centuries before, stood for the hardened Titan colonialist who huddled beneath their air tight dome to mine the metal responsible for Earths prosperity. Meeting on the eve of an open revolt by the Titan miners against Earths authority, these two teenagers found grounds for friendship that their bickering fathers could never see.
This story of why the miners hated Earthlings, how they planned to ruin Earth and escape from the solar system gives this book it's thrilling plot. The search for their means of escape from Titans airless surface made by Tuck and David is a thrill-a-minute adventure interspersed with desperate attempts to prevent an armed revolt and makes Trouble on Titan an unusual thought-provoking talk of tomorrow.« less