Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days

Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days

Reynolds, Alastair

Book 1.0 of Revelation Space collection

Language: English

Publisher: Penguin Group

Words: 66531
Pages: 260

Description:

Alastair Reynolds returns to his bestselling Revelation Space universe with two novellas of interstellar explorationDiamond DogsThe planet Golgotha—supposedly lifeless—resides in a remote star system, far from those inhabited by human colonists. It is home to an enigmatic machinelike structure called the Blood Spire, which has already brutally and systematically claimed the lives of one starship crew that attempted to uncover its secrets. But nothing will deter Richard Swift from exploring this object of alien origin…Turquoise DaysIn the seas of Turquoise live the Pattern Jugglers, the amorphous, aquatic organisms capable of preserving the memories of any human swimmer who joins their collective consciousness. Naqi Okpik devoted her life to studying these creatures—and paid a high price for swimming among them. Now, she may be the only hope for the survival of the species—and of every person living on Turquoise…