Oblivion - Tenth Planet, Bk 2 Author:Dean Wesley Smith, Kristine Kathryn Rusch 2017: Back from the sun. For aeons, Earth has been ravaged by so-called natural disasters. Now we know the primary cause: overharvesting of our limited resources, not by humans, but by the residents of our solar system's tenth planet. Since before the birth of humanity, every two thousand years, this dark planet ha... more »s plundered our world. But in 2017, Earth fought back. Now thousands of aliens face starvation. To survive, they must harvest Earth when their orbit brings them back from behind the sun. But the humans are not waiting for Earth to become as parched and barren as Mars. Every nuclear weapon has been aimed at the Tenth Planet. Their ultimate goal, to blow the Tenth Planet to oblivion.
A science fiction saga set on near-future Earth, this series challenges our basic beliefs about the solar system and ultimately our place in the universe. With cutting-edge astronomy, blockbuster action, and high drama, the mystery is revealed in a trilogy of adventures. In part two of the Tenth Planet saga: Oblivion, cutting-edge science and high drama combine in an adventure that questions humanity's history, our place in the universe... and our very right to exist.« less