By Frank Herbert
[Read by way of Scott Brick]
The continuation of the tale which started in Destination: Void, Frank Herbert's technological know-how fiction classic
The final survivors of humanity have simply been deposited on Pandora, a terrible, toxic planet rife with lethal nerve-runners, hooded dashers, airborne jellyfish, and clever kelp. The decided colonists try to determine a bridgehead at the lethal, inhospitable planet, yet extra difficulty arises. Their sentient send - subsidized up by way of a magnificent array of armaments - has made up our minds it truly is God and is insisting the colonists locate applicable how you can worship it.
In an try and support the folks go its attempt, send awakens chaplain-psychiatrist Raja Flattery from hibernation. both the people move the try - or the human race may be destroyed.
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If we fail, we'll mature without flowering, never to send our seed through Infinity. Human evolution will stop here. Have I changed in hyb? All that time . . He slipped out of the tank enclosure and padded across to a full-length mirror set into one of the lab's curved walls. His naked flesh appeared unchanged from the last time he had seen it. His face retained its air of quizzical detachment, an expression others often thought calculating. The remote brown eyes and upraked black eyebrows had been both help and hindrance.
Doesn't Ship . " "That's nothing new. " "Gene sampling? " Her tone was derisive. Kerro scratched his cheek reflectively. "The 'lectrokelp and gene sampling. Hali, I don't know about the gene sampling . . that has a peculiar stink to it. But the kelp . " She interrupted, excited: "This creature could have a soul . . " "A soul? Perhaps. But I thought when I saw that record: 'Yes! " Panille shook his head. She gripped his arm. "Think of all the times Oakes has called us prisoners of Ship. He tells us often enough that Ship won't let us leave.
They saw a woman The Boss wanted and who, because of that, was powerful and dangerous. Every inspection trip she took for Oakes created tension. This time she was to inspect Lab One at Colony. And all of it would be on holo to make a full record for Oakes to review. "Penetrate it," Oakes had said. The way he said "penetrate" had distinctly sexual overtones.
Jesus Incident by Frank Herbert