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Read online Rogue Moon.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Rogue Moon Rogue Moon is a short sf novel by Algis Budrys published in It was a Hugo Award nominee losing to Walter M Miller s a href https www goodreads com book show A Canticle for Leibowitz title A Canticle for Leibowitz rel nofollow A Canticle for Leibowitz a A novella length version of the story was included in the anthology The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume edited by Ben Bova .

Before every science fiction writer wrote his or her own version of the first Moon landing Few carry the horror of Budrys unsettling story .

During all recorded history the Moon has hovered above our heads a timeless symbol for lovers ecstasy Goddesses amp Gibson Girls have tripped the light fantastic of her beams while sonneteers amp scientists have scanned her changing phases .

Now humans had actually reached the Moon amp on it the explorers found a structure a formation so terrible amp incomprehensible that it couldn t even be described in human terms It was a thing that devoured people that killed them again amp again in torturous unfathomable ways .

Earthbound are the only two men who could probe the thing Al Barker a homicidal maniac whose loving mistress was death amp Dr Edward Hawks a scientific murderer whose greatest mission was rebirth by Algis Budrys

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Rogue Moon
Title:Rogue Moon
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ISBN:0380389509
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Number of Pages:188
Category:Science fiction, Fiction, Horror
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No description available, Algis Budrys first novel to appear in fifteen years Hard Landing begins with report of an electocuted man found lying on the tracks of the Burrow Street station in Shoreview Illinois The story Budrys goes on to tell is a tale ripped from the pages of a supermarket tabloid A starship crash lands in a New Jersey swamp its passengers human in appearance scatter each forced to find their own way in an alien world living the rest of their lives among the human race br Like much of Budys best work of the s Hard Landing expounds on the nature of identity following its chief protagonist Jack Mullica through a series of adventures after his initial crash landing br Hard Landing is a welcome addition to Budrys small but impressive collection of work Hopefully Budrys who has never been the most prolific of writers will not go another fifteen years before releasing his next, Cover Artist Don Brautigam br br The eponymous protagonist Laurent Michaelmas is an ex hacker who had early in the computer era left back doors in many key pieces of software which run vital government amp commercial computers As a result by the turn of the millennium he s become one of the most powerful men on earth because of his ability to spy amp influence through the world wide computer network br br By the time of the novel Michaelmas has successfully used his power to create amp sustain a powerful version of the UN to ensure world peace He stays in the background however as a journalist albeit a highly influential amp respected one whose opinions can still influence public opinion However as the novel progresses he slowly learns that a possible extraterrestrial presence may be interfering with the new world he has worked so hard to create br br The novel is remarkable for its prescience because it appeared less than a decade into the Internet era long before its current prominence amp ubiquity Its description of journalism amp its professional culture are likewise highly developed mainly due to the late Budrys residence near Northwestern University s Medill School of Journalism which appears in the book, Through other dimensions across time and beyond space to launch into fourteen thrilling new stories by the best new writers of speculative fiction Created by L Ron Hubbard and judged by top writers in the science fiction and fantasy field the Writers of the Future anthology each year brings you breathtaking adventures and startling journeys into the unknown Escape reality with these creative and original tales that come excitingly to life with vivid characters in undiscovered galaxies and on alien worlds