I won't go into great depth because I hate spoil This book captured my imagination in a way that few books do. I did enjoy the book and the great voice of Grover Gardner. This work is licensed under a. The story was quick to move and smart to linger, dwelling on character developments for pages and then brushing by months of technology in a paragraph. Silver Ships is a fresh inventive futuristic story of the best science fiction kind. Intelligent in design, the story richly develops engaging characters. Once the rest of the surviving crew was revived the story became a lot more generic.
They have thriving colony worlds of their own. The main character is young, handsome, big and strong, selfless, and a genius. He never really fit in anyway. Recognizing a once in a lifetime opportunity to make first contact, Alex pulls off a daring maneuver to latch on to the derelict. How do human colonies with vastly different technology levels work together? After 700 years without human - or any other contact, this strange vessel is a huge surprise! Recognizing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make first contact, Alex pulls off a daring maneuver to latch on to the derelict. A second refurbishment in summer 2020 will see her benefitting from a strengthened to ice-class hull and will make her one of the most adaptable ships in our fleet. The leader of the Meridien survivors, Renee, is of course an intelligent, attractive young woman who is ready to defer to Alex in every way, constantly expressing her adoration and gratitude for him.
If you enjoy your sci-fi reads filled with lots and lots and lots of really polite conversation and not much happening, then this one is perfect for you. Jucha is the first of a projected five-book series about Alex--from the New Terra colony--and his new friends the Méridiens, including the beautiful Renée, whose family owns the ship Reveur. Alex discovers the ship was attacked by an unknown craft, the first of its kind ever encountered. The silver ships referenced in the title most likely refer to some actual non-human aliens, which we'll probably encounter in the next book. I wanted to see the interaction between the new group and the exiled Meridiens. Throughout my books, humans exhibit a will to persevere, without detriment to the vast majority of others.
Recognizing a once in a lifetime opportunity to make first contact, Alex pulls off a daring maneuver to latch on to the derelict. I enjoyed this book very much. The projected socialist utopia was the most fictitious part of the story. I was hoping the conclusion would save the novel but it doesn't. They've colonized another world in their system, and are exploiting the asteroid belt.
But for me this book felt like a technical manual, where everything works out because those in charge are perfect and know exactly how to run everything. A major upgrade in December 2018 will see Silver Wind looking better than ever. Humans escape to the stars as Earth finally collapses after resources have evaporated. If you enjoy all these things, then I recommend adding the Silver Ships to your 'to-read' list. Alex is the male protagonist. Still timelessly elegant, still luxuriously relaxed, her improved cruising versatility means she is able to whizz from the Polar Regions at the ends of the earth to the iconic ports of the Mediterranean with fluid ease.
An explorer tug captain, Alex Racine detects a damaged alien craft drifting into the system. The antagonists have the most personality, but their inconvenient opinions and behavior are slapped down by our super smart Captain Alex who is apparently also perfect at handling naysayers. The gangs brought stims and addictive hallucinogenic drugs to Espero, distributing them to the young on the planet. With Silver Ships, I was wrapped in this new world and universe. I am a fan of Grover Gardener. I read this book late into the night because I couldn't put it down. Unfortunately, as the story progresses the pacing suffers.
Having enjoyed rollicking good space adventures from an early age, I now find them, few and far between. It becomes a dangerous game of hide-and-seek, as the Harakens attempt to recover their girls and locate the biochemist who created the dangerous hallucinogen, without panicking the kidnappers. These travel around studying plants and animals. It could be a great world to live in. He's a loner with terrible social skills, no luck with the ladies, and a healthy disrespect for authority.
This edition features over two hundred new photographs. Few of the Harakens with Alex thought there was little he could do to bring peace to the embroiled planet. Spreading out across the galaxies, seeking new planets to call home, the cold dark vacuum of space pushes the will o Silver Ships is a fresh inventive futuristic story of the best science fiction kind. I know where I want to take the story, but I don't know how many steps it will take to get Hello Mark, I don't have a definitive answer for you. Will these survivors and the New Terrans be able to cooperate? Sky Ships presents more than two decades of archival and oral-history research, and it remains the most comprehensive volume on the subject. Alex himself is likable enough, if perhaps a bit too perfect, but light sci-fi is often built on such idealized characters.