Download Cradle of Saturn by James P. Hogan PDF

By James P. Hogan

Among the Saturnian moons, farsighted participants, operating with no aid or permission from any govt, have tested a colony. They name themselves the Kronians, after the Greek identify for Saturn. working with out the hidebound regulations of bureaucratic Earth, the colony is a magnet, attracting the simplest and brightest of the house international, and has been making very important new discoveries. yet one in all their claims -- that they have got came across evidence that the sunlight procedure has passed through repeated cataclysms, and as lately as a couple of thousand years in the past -- flies within the face of the reigning dogma, and is lower than assault through the medical establishment.
Then the planet Jupiter emits a white-hot protoplanet as huge because the Earth, that is hurtling sunwards like a huge comet that may obliterate civilization....

Show description

Read or Download Cradle of Saturn PDF

Similar science fiction books

Tales from Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 5)

5 tales of Ursula okay. Le Guin's world-renowned realm of Earthsea are accrued in a single quantity. that includes vintage tales, unique stories, and a brand-new novella, in addition to new maps and a different essay on Earthsea's historical past, languages, literature, and magic.

Muse of Art (Geodyssey, Book 4)

Writer of greater than dozen ny occasions bestsellers, Piers Anthony is without doubt one of the world's most well liked storytellers. His epic Geodyssey sequence is likely one of the such a lot breathtaking creations within the heritage of resourceful fiction. It conveys the monstrous sweep of human heritage with gorgeous immediacy in the course of the tales of guys and ladies like ourselves who adventure probably the most profound turning issues within the human chronicle.

The Mirrored Heavens (Autumn Rain, Book 1)

During this exciting debut, David J. Williams offers a hard-hitting mix of army SF and dystopian cyberpunk, set in a futuristic panorama the place hostilities rage from the japanese and Western hemispheres to the outer levels of area.

In the twenty second century, the 1st ask yourself of a courageous new international is the Phoenix house Elevator, designed to offer mankind better entry to the frontier past Earth. outfitted through the U. S. /Pan-Asian Coalition, the Elevator is additionally a grand image of superpower alliance following a moment chilly struggle. And it’s simply been destroyed.

The South American rebel crew Autumn Rain claims accountability for the assault, yet with suspicions rampant, armies and espionage groups are mobilized around the globe and past. input Claire Haskell and Jason Marlowe, U. S. counterintelligence brokers, and previous lovers—though their thoughts may well purely be constructs implanted through their spymaster. pressured to put aside the enigma in their prior, their schedule is to belief not anyone. For in a time of transferring loyalties, the enemy will be anyone—from a shadowy murderer operating a questionable undertaking at the darkish aspect of the moon, to a Euro facts thief operating lower than deep hide and wooed right into a harmful pact.

As the situation mounts, and the hunt for Autumn Rain spans either Earth and Moon, the lives of all these concerned will converge in a single explosive finale—and a startling aftermath that might rewrite every thing they’ve ever known—about their project, their international, and themselves

Empty Space

York August 16 used to be deserted as a toddler, abused and molested as a baby, crushed and pressured as a young person, and had his rightful position within the Republic’s house military stolen from him. struggling with again opposed to large executive platforms was once lifeless. allotting justice on anyone case-by-case foundation was once extra to his liking, but even that was once taken away whilst he was once stationed on a lonely communique house station.

Additional resources for Cradle of Saturn

Example text

No sooner was the blow delivered than Curze was in motion, swooping through the darkness like a shadow. Cries of alarm echoed as his gaolers realised he was amongst them, stabbing beams of helmet lamps crisscrossing madly as they sought to pinpoint his location. With skill borne of decades spent as a murderous hunter of men, Curze ghosted invisibly between the beams of light. Another warrior fell with his torso ripped open, blood squirting from torn arteries like ruptured pressure hoses. Gunfire split the darkness, starbursts of muzzle flashes, as the warriors opened fire on their unseen attacker.

A sensation unlike anything he had felt previously danced in his blood and Curze savoured it as he understood it for what it was. Contrary to Guilliman’s rash pronouncement, it seemed Astartes could know fear. This fear – such as it was – was something to be treasured. Mortal fear was a rancid, sweaty thing, but this… this was caged lightning in the marrow. Curze pounced towards the armoured Templar, one of Dorn’s best and bravest. Veteran or not, he died as any other man did – in blood and agony.

Doubt, regret and hesitancy were weaknesses others might suffer from, but not Konrad Curze. His breathing deepened and the tenebrous chamber came alive to him. Curze felt power in the darkness; the cold intellect of hunters and creatures of the night that killed beneath its cloak. Lethal instincts honed on a thousand battlefields were now heightened to undreamed of levels and would now serve him equally well on this one. He spread his arms wide and a ripple of psychic force pulsed like the blast wave of an explosion with Curze at its epicentre.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 46 votes