By Frederik Pohl
Frederik Pohl used to be on a streak whilst this Hugo Award–finalist novel was once released in 1980. Now again in print after a scarcity of approximately a decade, this exact technological know-how fiction novel is as clean and exciting as ever.
The tale starts off while the hero of Gateway funds an excursion to a far off alien spaceship which may finish famine perpetually. at the send, the explorers discover a human boy, and proof that finds a strong alien civilization is prospering on a shipping send headed correct for Earth….
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Kara had liked them both. Kara was a god. Now he had two novels in his hands. Enough dead weight to pull him to the bottom of any lake. He stared at the top title, Superheroes in Super Fog, and considered the matter yet again. He’d given three years of his life to these stacks of paper before entombing them in this grave with a thousand rejection slips to keep them company. The whole business made his stomach crawl. As it turned out, dishing out coffees at Java Hut actually paid more than writing brilliant novels.
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The title was admittedly confusing, but that was no reason for the self-appointed literary wizards scouring the earth for the next Stephen King to turn it down. Both novels were either brilliant or complete trash, and he wasn’t yet sure which. Kara had liked them both. Kara was a god. Now he had two novels in his hands. Enough dead weight to pull him to the bottom of any lake. He stared at the top title, Superheroes in Super Fog, and considered the matter yet again. He’d given three years of his life to these stacks of paper before entombing them in this grave with a thousand rejection slips to keep them company.