Year of publication: 2018
Sequence of author: Yesterday's kin(№1)
Keywords: hard science-fiction
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Nancy Kress TERRAN TOMORROW For Jack, always The major advances in civilization are processes that all but wreck the societies in which they occur…. It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties. —Alfred North Whitehead The brain is wider than the sky For, put them side by side The one the other will contain With ease, and you beside. —Emily Dickinson Map PROLOGUE Jason stood in a small enclosure between two doors, leaned forward, and touched the tip of his finger to the pad mounted on the door in front of him. The door said, “Retinal scan and digital chip match. Colonel Jason Jenner,” opened to a long flight of metal steps, and locked behind him. His boots rang on each step. At the bottom was a small windowless space with three doors. Two were unmarked, one of heavy...