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At Millennium's end, the Earth was poisoned beyond repair--and ships ventured out into the solar system in search of life-saving raw materials and new planets to colonize. Now it is 2083. No suitable worlds have been found and the Earth can sustain life no longer. In humanity's final moments, two renegade family units--a microcosm of a self-destructive society--rocket into ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Eos (first published 1998)
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Friedrich Haas
I always loved that SF could encompass any other genre, but this one is Soap opera, devoted to who is screwing whom. When an alien called the humans droll, I should have bailed on the book. Now I read a page and struggle to go on just to finish it. I don't know what the hell the authors have done with the science. I hate the characters. They make me hate humanity. Maybe that's the point? I dunno. Kill me, kill me now.
Alice Sabo
This has been praised as being different. I think it's too different in too many ways. The use of language and the story are both hard to deal with. I gave up only a couple chapters in.
Peter
Apparently read it. Don't remember much of it, except not liking it all that much...
Lilith
The writing is so bad I couldn't even get half-way through.
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William Renald Barton III (born September 28, 1950) is an American science fiction writer. In addition to his standalone novels, he is also known for collaborations with Michael Capobianco. Many of their novels deal with themes such as the Cold War, space travel, and space opera.

Barton also has written short stories that put an emphasis on sexuality and human morality in otherwise traditional scie
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