Nemesis Author:Isaac Asimov In the twenty-third century pioneers have escaped the crowded earth for life in self-sustaining orbital colonies. One of the colonies, Rotor, has broken away from the solar system to create its own renegade utopia around an unknown red star two light-years from Earth: a star named Nemesis. Now a fifteen-year-old ... more »Rotorian girl has learned of the dire threat that nemesis poses to Earth's people -- but she is prevented from warning them. Soon she will realize that Nemesis endangers Rotor as well. And so it will be up to her alone to save both Earth and Rotor as -- drawn inexorably by Nemesis, the death star -- they hurtle toward certain disaster.« less
Asimov is one of our most prolific writers, having penned over 400 books: mystery, science fiction, and scientific. His prose is a joy to read given so much trash that passes today as literature and academic writing. In this later science fiction work he pursues space travel beyond the speed of lightsuperluminal he calls it. Be prepared for voluminous explanation, in a watered down scientific way, of many of his concepts of space and time. One wonders what approaches reality and what is sheer conjecture, or even balderdash. At some point it can get tedious and one just wants to get on with the plot.