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By Vernor Vinge
After hundreds of thousands of years looking, people stand at the verge of first touch with an alien race. human teams: the Qeng Ho, a tradition of loose investors, and the Emergents, a ruthless society in response to the technological enslavement of minds.
The crew that opens alternate with the extraterrestrial beings will achieve incredible riches. yet first, either teams needs to wait on the aliens' very doorstep for his or her unusual big name to relight and for his or her planet to reawaken, because it does each 200 and fifty years....
Then, following negative treachery, the Qeng Ho needs to struggle for his or her freedom and for the lives of the unsuspecting innocents in the world under, whereas the extraterrestrial beings themselves play a task unsuspected by way of the Qeng Ho and Emergents alike.
More than simply an excellent technological know-how fiction event, A Deepness within the Sky is a common drama of braveness, self-discovery, and the redemptive strength of love.
</I> <I>A Deepness within the Sky is a 1999 Nebula Award Nominee for most sensible Novel and the winner of the 2000 Hugo Award for top Novel.
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Now they have risen above a simple animal level of existence they have much to converse about. The knowledge is mainly of a philosophical nature, although mathematics is highly developed; what they know is what they have observed and speculated upon, and added to with each generation. Farside night acts as a magnet as they gather to observe the stars. Eyes and minds linked by telepathy, acting as a gigantic multi-segment telescope. There is no technology, no economy. Their culture is not orientated towards the mechanical or materialistic; their knowledge is their wealth.
The sudden burst of self-satisfied conviction in the mental voice made her grin. Sticky lashes batted some of the moisture away. Raising ten children at my age. Goodness! You will do well. They will prosper. I am happy. I love you, Iasius. If I was allowed to have my life again, I would never change a second of it. I would. You would? she asked, startled. Yes. I would spend one day as a human. To see what it was like. Believe me, both the pleasures and the pain are greatly exaggerated. Iasius chuckled.
Come along, Sinon urged, his mind dark with emotion. He touched her elbow, seeing all too plainly the wish to remain during the last flight. She nodded her head reluctantly. “You’re right,” she said out loud. I’m sorry that doesn’t make it any easier. She gave him a tired smile and allowed him to lead her out of the lounge. The bus had arrived at the rim of the voidhawk. Its airlock tube lengthened, sliding over the upper hull surface to reach the crew toroid. Sinon diverted his attention away from his wife to the flock of voidhawks matching pace with the ledge.
A Deepness in the Sky (Zones of Thought, Book 2) by Vernor Vinge