Critical Threshold (Daedalus Mission, Book 2) by Brian Stableford

By Brian Stableford

They name them the "rat-catchers." They're the group of the spaceship Daedalus, which an economically destitute Earth has dispatched on a project to re-establish touch with its far-flung, long-lost colonies in house. Alex Alexander, the ship's biologist, along with his employees, needs to aid clear up the mysteries of human and alien ecosystems that he encounters light-years from home.

Dendra is a solid global, coated through an important, unchanging forest—except that not anything dwelling can rather be freed from swap. The planet has no seasons, yet its animal lifestyles nonetheless undergoes life-cycles related to beginning, maturation, metamorphosis, and loss of life. The Earth colony despatched to tame the area has failed, a minimum of within the phrases anticipated of it, and turns out past redemption; however the team of the Daedalus nonetheless has to determine precisely why and the way this system has long gone fallacious. supplied, in fact, that they could live on the research itself!

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Her words came slowly, as if she was thinking about each one as she said it. " She shrugged. "What can I say? She's right. But these people, the Monorhans--we dragged their ship into a spot in space where it was shattered into millions of pieces. " "I don't know, Kathryn. The ship was probably going to be destroyed anyway. At least we saved Ziv and his hara. " Kathryn asked. "What if we know something that would spell the difference between their entire civilization being wiped out or saved? " "Perhaps," Chakotay said.

Except here we are discussing it," the captain said. " Seven nodded. "All right then. Thank you, Seven. Continue working on this problem. " "There's more, Captain," Seven said. " Before the captain could respond, her combadge beeped again. "Captain Janeway to the bridge, please," Commander Chakotay said. " "Perhaps. " Harry Kim asked. " Janeway permitted her guests to move around the bridge escorted only by Neelix. Now that they were all together again, the Monorhans seemed to prefer to remain no more than an arm's length away from each other, all except for the youngest, Diro, who seemed more easygoing than the others.

Captain Janeway to the bridge, please," Commander Chakotay said. " "Perhaps. " Harry Kim asked. " Janeway permitted her guests to move around the bridge escorted only by Neelix. Now that they were all together again, the Monorhans seemed to prefer to remain no more than an arm's length away from each other, all except for the youngest, Diro, who seemed more easygoing than the others. She wondered what else Chakotay had observed about their guests in the time they were together, but knew she could not leave the bridge for a private consultation.

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