Flight of Exiles Author:Ben Bova The outbreak of fire on the starship nearing the end of its fifty-year flight did more than cause an emergency in the tightly - and periliously - structured little world. It brought about death that might be murder, with its inevitable chain of suspicion, fear - and more danger. — In this sequel to Exiled from Earth, the group of scienti... more »st-exiles seeking a new world face a major decision. Should they orbit the planet, unsuited for human life, to which their star flight has brought them, until a new generation has been genetically mutated to live there? Or should they try to journey on to find a better planet in another star system? The decision devolves upon two young leaders - and one of them suffers from a well-concealed psychosis and will muder to have his own way.
With building tension, Ben Bova keeps the reader guessing until the very end of a challenging story.« less