Volume One of Stanley Schmidt's classic tale of the planet in peril! A scientific expedition travels into deep space, and brings back shocking news: The galactic core has exploded - and the Earth is doomed! Includes a new introduction by Ben Bova, editor of the original Analog serials, plus the essay "How to Move the Earth" by the author.
Volume Two of Stanley Schmidt's Classic Tale of the Planet in Peril - back in print at last! Earth herself has escaped the doomed Milky Way - but who will survive a journey that could be as deadly as the radiation blast that will wipe out all life in the Galaxy? Includes a new afterword by the author.
Three decades in the future, in a public garden north of New York City, a man enjoying the seasonal blossoms, butterflies, and buzzing bees notices a strange flying insect unlike any he's ever seen before. When it stings him between the eyes, he is overwhelmed by a tidal wave of memories crashing through his mind in a flood of simultaneous sensations and emotions. As he collapses, he manages to catch and hold onto the bug.
What if Newton was wrong - or just seemed to be wrong? What if visitors from an advanced civilization accidentally made it seem as if the Three Laws of Motion didn’t work as advertised - and thus got Newton in very serious trouble with the authorities? And what if that was just the start of the trouble?
Tweedlioop, a small, furry, telepathic alien shipwrecked on Earth, is dependent on an eight-year-old girl and her lawyer mother for protection against greedy, ruthless government agents and other perils that threaten his freedom and survival.