|On the Steel Breeze (2013) [Novel]|
by Alastair Reynolds
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Series: Poseidon's Children
(From the publisher):
We We have found a distant planet. It carries signs of an alien civilisation.
And on a fleet of holoships, vast asteroids hollowed out and turned into miniature worlds, millions of are headed there. With engines designed to exploit a physics we barely understand we are on a one way journey, travelling at just under thirteen percent of the speed of light, to a new home. And an encounter with the unknown.
And we take with us hopes and lies, secrets and betrayals. And another, quite alien, intelligence.
The Akinya family have not finished with space. Their destiny still lies with the stars, however they get there, whichever of them make it.
And the Mechanism has not finished with the Akinyas...
Original title: On the Steel Breeze
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Planetary Exploration and Colonization