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By Arthur C. Clarke

ISBN-10: 0795324928

ISBN-13: 9780795324925


Living within the 10-billion-year-old urban of Diaspar, Alvin is the final baby born of humanity. he's intensely interested in the skin international. in keeping with the oldest histories saved by means of town fathers, notwithstanding, there's no outdoors world-it was once destroyed by way of the Invaders hundreds of thousands of years ago.

One day, Alvin unearths a rock with an inscription doubtless intended for him: "There is a greater means. supply my greetings to the Keeper of the documents. Alaine of Lyndar." This cryptic message takes Alvin on a quest to find humanity's real past-and its future.

Originally released within the November 1948 factor of Startling tales, opposed to the autumn of evening is a wealthy and very poetic imaginative and prescient of destiny that's certain to satisfaction enthusiasts of Clarke and technological know-how fiction as a style.

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There were other gatherings in days after, in small number, by twos and by threes. Some stayed entirely in their staterooms, fearing the nameless threat of meetings in the corridors, unnerved by what was happening on worlds throughout the Reach. If there was a majat aboard, no one wanted to find it. The game continued in the salon. Jim's luck improved. He was winning, thirtyseven to thirty-three. The other azi's eyes followed the fall of the wands and the dice as if their own fortunes were hazarded there.

There were other such gatherings, private parties. The salon was still under occupation on this third evening. No one ventured there any longer save during the day. There remained available of course the lower deck lounge, where the second-class passengers gathered; but they were not willing to descend to that society, not under the circumstances. Their collective pride had suffered enough. "Maybe she's going to Andra," someone suggested. "A short trip . . perhaps some bizarre humour . " The Andran executive looked distressed at that idea.

Raen a Sul hant Meth-maren," Lian said. " w. c bu to re he C lic k he k lic C w. 0 bu y rm er Y F T ra n sf o ABB PD er Y "You may go. I think that it would be advisable to leave Cerdin and seek some House in obscurity. You have outlived all your enemies. Count that fortune enough for a lifetime. " "Sir," she began to protest. "There's no reason to detain you for proceedings. The vote is only a formality. Kethiuy, is gone; that is a fact over which Council has no control. You broke the Pact and involved majat.

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