Deucalion (The Deucalion Sequence, Book 1) by Brian Caswell

By Brian Caswell

Throughout gentle years of house, hundreds of thousands of settlers have come to the planet Deucalion to flee their prior and construct a destiny. Deucalion is a resource of significant wealth, and gives an opportunity of a brand new starting. yet what does this suggest for the Elokoi, who lived there first, or for the kids of Icarus, who made the adventure for one more cause? And why are humans mysteriously loss of life? writer Brian Caswell merges truth and myth during this expedition into future-history. Deucalion is the 1st novel within the Deucalion series trilogy.

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And as he hated books, what was the point of that? Worse still, the food would be strange, the people would speak little or no English, there would be flies everywhere and he would have to spend hours either walking through ruins or struggling up the Atlas Mountains. All in all, he would much rather have stayed at home. But as usual, of course, he was going to have no choice. Charles was fifteen years old, the only son of Rupert Atchley, a successful barrister. His mother, Noreen Atchley, produced illustrations for women’s magazines.

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