The Stark Divide

The Stark Divide

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Liminal Sky: Book One Some stories are epic. The Earth is in a state of collapse, with wars breaking out over resources and an environment pushed to the edge by human greed. Three living generation ships have been built with a combination of genetic mastery, artificial intelligence, technology, and raw materials harvested from the asteroid belt. This is the story of one of them--43 Ariadne, or Forever, as her inhabitants call her--a living world that carries the remaining hopes of humanity, and the three generations of scientists, engineers, and explorers working to colonize her. From her humble beginnings as a seedling saved from disaster to the start of her journey across the void of space toward a new home for the human race, The Stark Divide tells the tales of the world, the people who made her, and the few who will become something altogether beyond human. Humankind has just taken its first step toward the stars.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 20mm | 408g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1641081333
  • 9781641081337
  • 2,070,664

Review quote

"A science fiction novel with a classic premise that delivers drama, action, technology, and heart. I haven't felt this way after reading a sci-fi book since reading an Asimov or Heinlein novel." --SciFi Pulse
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About J Scott Coatsworth

Scott spends his time between the here and now and the what could be. Ushered into fantasy and sci-fi at the tender age of nine by his mother, he devoured her library of Asimovs, Clarkes, and McCaffreys. But as he grew up, he wondered where the gay people were in speculative fiction.

He decided it was time to create the kinds of stories he couldn't find at Waldenbooks. If there weren't queer characters in his favorite genres, he would write them himself.

His friends say Scott's brain works a little differently--he sees relationships between things that others miss, and often gets more done in a day than most folks manage in a week. He transforms traditional sci-fi, fantasy, and contemporary worlds into something unexpected.

He also runs Queer Sci Fi and QueeRomance Ink with his husband, Mark, sites that bring LGBTIQA communities together to celebrate fiction that reflects queer life and love.

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Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/J.-Scott-Coatsworth/e/B011AFO4OQ
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Rating details

153 ratings
4.07 out of 5 stars
5 39% (59)
4 36% (55)
3 20% (30)
2 5% (8)
1 1% (1)
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