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Beyond the Fall of Night (Vanamonde, Book 3) by Arthur C. Clarke, Gregory Benford

By Arthur C. Clarke, Gregory Benford

One of the 35 book (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the entire Arthur C. Clarke Collection.

Hundreds of years after the occasions in Against the autumn of Night, Alvin and Seranis are operating to repopulate the Earth with unique species resurrected from a library of old genetic details. between those resurrected beings is Cley, a Cro-Magnon and sole survivor of her tribe. Cley joins forces with Alvin and a wide, clever rodent named Seeker to put off the danger from the Mad brain as soon as and for all—and transparent the way in which for all times within the sun method to thrive.

Beyond the autumn of Night is an authorized sequel to Arthur C. Clarke's vintage technological know-how fiction novel Against the autumn of Night, written by way of acclaimed technology fiction writer and astrophysicist Gregory Benford.

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Meals are at seven in the evening and five-thirty in the morning. " He lingered at the doorway, shuffling his huge, bucket feet. "Thank ye, Jake," Tohm said, reclining wearily on the bunk. Still Jake did not move. He wiped his left foot back and forth through the thin coat of dust that covered the floor plates. " Tohm asked at length. " "Ye see, I know what kinda conkeebine they's going to pick, them others. She's going to be tiny and delicate舒awful pretty, mind ye舒but awful tiny and terrible awful delicate.

There were few clouds, and those were the fluffy yellow-white mists at high elevation, chunks of diluted whipped cream that had gone sour. The blue sky was much like that of his home world, as constant in its shade as a dyed cloth, marred in its bland perfection only by the sun as it yawned to begin its day, tinting the blue with amber. Scrub grass tangled across the earth, a brown and shaggy carpet. It abruptly choked off the road at its precious entry point to the once-city. Now there was grass舒undisturbed.

Scrub grass tangled across the earth, a brown and shaggy carpet. It abruptly choked off the road at its precious entry point to the once-city. Now there was grass舒undisturbed. Tohm stood, looked about. He walked to the bluffs that overlooked the sea, choosing not to fly, in this hour of unexplainable defeat, like a giddy bird. He had lived next to the sea all of his life and looked to it as a living thing, not merely a dead, soulless pond. One spoke to the sea, and the sea spoke back. Not in precise syllables, mind you, not in grammatic clarity, but it spoke just the same.

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