Shiva Descending Author:Gregory Benford, William Rotsler The first strikes destroyed Cleveland, Tunis, and parts of Alaska, Canada, and Australia. That was barely the beginning. — The swarm-- a cloud of meteors and asteroids 50,000 miles across--was coming. Hundred of missiles put Earth under siege forcing the world in a panicked hell of anarchy and catastrophe. Riots and orgies rampaged in the rubble.... more » And worse waited.
Because at the swarm's heart was Shiva--a 30 billion-ton comet set to hit earth with the force of 250,000 H-bombs. The impact would turn seas into vapor and mountains into dust. pray, scream, get drunk, or run amok--but no one could escape it. No one could survive it.
The comet. The first strike destroyed Cleveland, Tunnis, and parts of Alaska, Kansas, Canada and Austrail. That was barely the beginning.
The sworm-a cloud of meteors and asetoids fifty thousand miles across-was coming. Hundreds of misseles put earth under siege, forcing the world into a panic hell of anachry and catastrophe. Riots and orgies rampaged in the rubble. And worse waited.