By Kim Stanley Robinson
The yr is 2312. clinical and technological advances have opened gateways to a unprecedented destiny. Earth isn't any longer humanity's in simple terms domestic; new habitats were created during the sunlight approach on moons, planets, and in among. yet during this 12 months, 2312, a chain of occasions will strength humanity to confront its prior, its current, and its future.
The first occasion happens on Mercury, at the urban of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an exceptional scale. it really is an unforeseen demise, yet person who could have been foreseen. For Swan Er Hong, it truly is an occasion that would switch her lifestyles. Swan used to be a girl who designed worlds. Now she's going to be led right into a plot to damage them.
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The Feyori are now involved. They cannot see as far as me, but they can see, and they will interfere, if they think it will somehow promote their own positions in their gods-be-stupid Game. “Unfortunately, some of them are now considering me a threat. It’s incredibly shortsighted of them because I’m not their enemy, but there it is. ” She glanced briefly at Sergeant Plimstaad. “And I did mean it when I said do not touch me. You do not want to see what is inside my head; I’m dealing with scales that most people aren’t prepared to deal with, at speeds that would give you a raging migraine.
Something was rippling the waters of Time, disturbing her carefully laid plans like a deep, unseen current. If she didn’t track it down, it could erode the bank out from under her feet. That would be bad. “His DoI file is sticky with bigger recommendations than the other candidates have,” the first male agreed. “And his psych profile does match in both compatibility and contracompatibility measurements with Captain Ia, here. It looks like he’d get along with the other officers, too…well, maybe not Helstead, if she decides to be headstrong.
At his skeptical look, she rolled her eyes. After several years of playing her cards close to her chest, ingrained habit had kept her from revealing what she apparently needed to reveal. “…The Feyori are now involved. They cannot see as far as me, but they can see, and they will interfere, if they think it will somehow promote their own positions in their gods-be-stupid Game. “Unfortunately, some of them are now considering me a threat. It’s incredibly shortsighted of them because I’m not their enemy, but there it is.