Slow Train to Arcturus

Slow Train to Arcturus

Eric Flint

Language: English

Publisher: Baen

Published: Aug 15, 2008

Words: 108016
Pages: 467


The planet Miran had sent a spaceship to rendezvous with the enormous vessel that was approaching their star system. The vessel's design was odda multitude of separate globular habitats in a frameworkand most of the alien team that entered one of the habitats were slaughtered by savage creatures called "humans." One alien had barely managed to escape to another habitat where the humans were more friendly, if rather technologically backward. But he needed to get back to his spaceship, and he would need one human's help to do that.They would have to travel through several more habitats, each one isolated from the other, each with its own bizarre dangers and customs. And friendliness toward strangers was not one of those customs. . . .