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Nov 01, 2009 Jason Mills rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Scots, SF readers, environmentalists
This is a science fiction novel set, initially, on a chilly human-colonised world gradually being ravaged by mining. The protagonist and his lover encounter a lone follower of an old cult that revered the land. Losing in love, our hero finds himself drawn into that same sensibility, and his now lonely life turns towards fighting the destruction of the natural environment, right across the galaxy. He also reacts against wider society's anti-aging techniques: these too seem to him a misguided revu ...more