The Brights were the eyes of the Gods, watching over the people of Safehold...
The founders of Safehold had planned carefully for the planet's future. They had engineered the perfect people to face the alien threat. They had designed the perfect society to keep the people from forbidden mysteries. They had cloaked their plan in religion to preserve its hidden purpose. And then they had removed the remnants of their own imperfect presence from the face of their painstakingly ordered world... selecting only a carefully chosen few to circle the planet in observation stations and hold themselves in readiness against the time when man's insidious, ancient enemy should challenge this last outpost of humankind.
They had planned carefully and well, but never dreamed that mankind's fate would rest on only three people -- an aging cybrog, a courageous rebel, and a danger-loving young woman, one of Safehold's most beautiful and rebellious...
Original title: Swimmers Beneath the Bright
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Alien Beings→ Alien Invasion & Post-occupation