“Has it occurred to anybody down below that the colonists might want to know that we’ll be spending days or weeks in this system studying a body’s got …
“If the colony was going to have a leader, Clyde Jackson looked like the natural choice. He’s led real frontier expeditions. There are folks living in …
“Middle of a Thursday, and there’s one of them now, loafing around, enjoying a refreshing beverage in our cafeteria. I tell you, it’s only a matter of …
“Assuming that what we’re looking at is a structure that was intentionally constructed to broadcast signals, we can surmise that it was designed to bro…
The deck was suddenly filled with a torrent of what sounded rather like weird voices, all murmuring over one another in unknown languages, with tones a…
“We’ve changed course,” Lamont remarked, stepping up to the console. “And from the commotion, I’m guessing it wasn’t on the itinerary.”
Miss Anna shrugged and smiled slightly, apparently unconcerned. “How and when God chooses to speak is none of my business. The proof, my Auntie used to…
“It is important for people to remember,” Miss Anna explained, “That the Spirit is always close at hand, even when everything and everyone we know is n…
They did not slump like a typical victim of unconsciousness, but rather fell straight back, like a tree that had been sawed down, their rigid bodies su…
The rest of the colonists were clustered haphazardly in the center of the hall, some of them in small groups while a few of them jumped or whirled in a…
“I didn’t order room service,” Lamont said.Constance Beckett peeked her head around Lamont’s shoulder to survey the front room of his suite with open c…
“It is as if we have been presented with two paths, and which path we take is determined not by the messenger, but by our dimensional limitations in be…