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Cold as Ice
It is 25 years after the end of the Great War which pitted Earth and Mars against the residents of the asteroid belt, and which resulted in billions of deaths on both side. A controversy has arisen over a plan to make Europa habitable. Leading those in favor of the plan is Cyrus Mobarak who is the wealthy and powerful inventor of the fusion engine. Opposing him is Wilma Brandt, adminstrator of Europa, who wants it kept as a scientific research station. B...
Dark As Day
Tor, Mar 2002, 27.95, 479 pp. ISBN: 0312876343 Three decades have passed since the Great War left mankind on the brink of extinction. The devastating twenty-first century is a period of initial greatness throughout the solar system that turned deadly with weapons of mass destruction seemingly in use everywhere especially the biological ones on earth. Now that the century nears its end, humanity seems to have begun recovering especially in t...
Behrooz Wolf lost his job with the Bureau of Form Control when his great love Mary left him. The solar system's expert on form control sat hooked to a dream machine to escape his lonely and hallucination-filled reality. Then the form control machines in the Outer Solar System started malfunctioning with sometimes fatal results. Delegates from the Outer System came to Earth, unplugged Wolf from his VR machine, and took him to the Outer System to find a so...
Sight of Proteus
It is the 22nd century, and humans can use a mixture of bio-feedback and chemotherapy to change their appearance and physical abilities. These changes are regulated by the Office of Form Control. Wolf Bey is the head of Form Control, and he has detected a scientist who is attempting radical and illegal form changes. This person is possibly using DNA from the inhabitants of a planet which exploded 16 million years before to enhance human performance. Wolf...
The Ganymede Club
It has been 5 years since the end of the Great War in the solar system which caused billions of deaths because of the development of new and more lethal weapons. Lola Belmont and her younger brother fled Earth at the beginning of the Great War for the relative safety of Ganymede. Lola is now a haldane, a psychotherapist who uses advanced mind scans and drugs to cure mental problems. One of her patients, Bryce Sonnenberg, is troubled by recurring memorie...
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