By Ian Sales
A nuclear battle has killed everybody on the earth, leaving stranded at the Moon 9 astronauts at Falcon Base. With them they've got a "torsion box generator", a mysterious machine which they wish will locate them an alternative Earth which has no longer succumbed to nuclear armageddon. yet as soon as they've came upon such an Earth, how will they make the journey domestic? they've got one Lunar Module, and that may merely hold 4 astronauts to lunar orbit …
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Have to see the formic homeland," said Ender. " "Which I'm damned happy about, sir," said the captain. " There was a stab of insight there. Ender caught it and then it immediately slipped away. Something about the way the hive queens thought. Their purpose in letting Ender kill them. Well, if it's true, then I'll think of it again. Ender hoped that optimistic thought was right. Image When all of Ender's tours and training sessions were finished, he finally got an interview with the Minister of Colonization.
Val," Father said, "I think you're right—Ender won't be coming home. It broke our hearts to realize it. And it's wonderful of you to want to join him, even if neither of you ends up going with a colony. Even if it's just a few months in space. Even a few years. " Father shook his head. Mother pressed a finger to each eye—her gesture that said, I'm not going to cry. "We can't go," said Father. " "That's easy for you to say," said Father. "You're young. What's a couple of years to you? But we're older.
Let him come home, as a citizen of the world he saved. Let the Hegemon's Council protect him. " Peter looked at her triumphantly and went back to his own voice. "See? " "You're forgetting a couple of things," said Valentine. Peter glared at her. He hated it when she accused him of making a mistake, but he had to listen to her because she was often right. Even though he usually pretended that he had already thought of her objection. " "You don't know that. We don't know him. " "We've both watched the vids of the court martial," said Peter.
Adrift on the Sea of Rains (Apollo Quartet) by Ian Sales