The year is 1921, and a little over a century has passed since a great mind unraveled the underpinnings of life itself. Every week, it seems, the papers announce great advances, solving the riddle of immortality, successfully reviving the dead, the cloning of living beings, or blending of two animals into one. For those on the ground, every week brings . . .
In 2213, the Earth has seen devastating global pandemics, the rise and fall of nations, and countless wars. Humanity has ascended to the stars and has begun to spread throughout the solar system. To support distant settlers, the medical training and aid ship GSC Nightingale completes a four-year journey from Earth to Pluto and everywhere in between. It carries . . .
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Aug 21, 2015: A very impressive story, built on characters rather than setting, despite that the setting is interesting enough to drive a dozen stories. The characters of interest are only subtly unusual – they are not superheroes, and they are clearly not heroes at all – but they are very intriguing. If it were all finished, I’m confident I’d have read the whole thing in one sitting – it’s that engaging.