By Gregory Benford
A gripping, masterfully written experience set opposed to the violent great thing about a planet within the throes of cataclymic transformation, Against Infinity is Gregory Benford's undying portrait of a tender man's comming of age.
On the toxic, icy floor of Ganymede, a guy and a boy are on a perilous hunt.Their prey is the Aleph--an unknowable alien artifact that roamed and governed Ganymede for numerous millennia. Indescribable, infinitely harmful, the Aleph haunts men's desires and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede right into a liveable planet. Now in a contemporary global old fight is joined, as a boy seeks manhood, a guy seeks enlightenment, and a society seeks the facility to rule the universe.
at the toxic, icy floor of Ganymede, a guy and a boy are on a hunt for the Aleph--an alien artifact that governed Ganymede for numerous millenia, Infinitely harmful, the Aleph haunts men's goals and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede into an liveable planet. Now an old fight is joined, as a boy seeks manhood, a guy seeks enlightenment, and a society seeks the ability to rule the universe.
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Against Infinity by Gregory Benford