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Centauri Dawn Michael Ely

Centauri Dawn

Michael Ely

Published
ISBN : 9780671040772
Paperback
292 pages
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After a forty-year journey from an Earth left teetering on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, the United Nations colonial Starship Unity reaches the lone habitable planet orbiting Alph Centauris primary star, bringing with it the hope of a newMoreAfter a forty-year journey from an Earth left teetering on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, the United Nations colonial Starship Unity reaches the lone habitable planet orbiting Alph Centauris primary star, bringing with it the hope of a new beginning for the human race. Hope turns to ashes when, on final approach to the new world, a mysterious malfunction damages the ship, triggering a crisis that results in the death of the captain and a rash of infighting over the ships undamaged colony pods. The Unity breaks apart in space and seven colonial factions are scattered across the surface of the planet.As the Unity surviviors struggle to rebuild human civilization on this strange and mysterious alien world, old tensions resurface and one man sets in motion forces that may destroy any dream of a lasting peace.