Proxima - Proxima, Bk 1 Author:Stephen Baxter Mankind’s future in this galaxy could be all but infinite. — There are hundreds of billions of red dwarf stars, lasting trillions of years -- and their planets can be habitable for humans. Such is the world of Proxima Centauri. And its promise could mean the never-ending existence of humanity. — But first it must be colonized, and no one wan... more »ts to be a settler. There is no glamor that accompanies it, nor is there the ease of becoming a citizen of an already-tamed world. There is only hardship...loneliness...emptiness, even as war brews in the solar system.
But that’s where Yuri comes in. Because sometimes exploration isn’t voluntary. It must be coerced.« less