radiation, it became a forbidden sanctuary. Though orphaned in the blackness of
space, civilization struggled onward, persevering in sterile isolation. Now,
centuries later, while the mighty space-faring superpowers war tirelessly for
control of the solar system, humanity has adapted too well to its new home.
None could survive exposure to a natural world.Or so it was understood.
In the midst of a catastrophic but ultimately
meaningless wargame, faced with imminent death from every direction, one
remarkable Jovan fighter pilot chose to die pursuing a dream: the dream to look
upon the landscapes of Earth with his own eyes. What he could never have
anticipated was surviving the experience.
Faced with both unspeakable beauty and terrible
hardship, Jon has the singular opportunity to gaze into the mysteries of the
past, and to stumble into the embrace of humanity’s future.
the Author: William G. Tedford was born
in June of 1942, one of five children. He has lived in Davenport, Iowa his
entire life, three blocks from where he was born. He dropped out of school in
his senior year, acquired both a high school and college GED with the Army Air
Defense Command, and proceeded to spend the next thirty years building combines
and tractors to finance a wife and five children of his own.
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