Proxima
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  • 1
    Proxima: Book 1 | Stephen Baxter

    Proxima: Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Kyle McCarley
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    The very far future: The galaxy is a drifting wreck of black holes, neutron stars, and chill white dwarfs. The age of star formation is long past. Yet there is life here, feeding off the energies of the stellar remnants, and there is mind, a tremendous galaxy-spanning intelligence each of whose thoughts lasts a hundred thousand years. And this mind cradles memories of a long-gone age when a more compact universe was full of light... The 27th century: Proxima Centauri, an undistinguished red dwarf star, is the nearest star to our sun. How would it be to live on such a world?

    could be the start of a good series

    Proxima; the new book by Stephen Baxter. tell the story of the human interfacing with the plant Proxima, It is a good start to a series. even though i..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 06 2014 by SharkHunterSFO (Las Vegas, Nevada)
  • 2
    Ultima: Proxima, Book 2 | Stephen Baxter

    Ultima: Proxima, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Kyle McCarley
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Story
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    On the planet of Per Ardua, alien artifacts were discovered - hatches that allowed humans to step across light-years of space as if they were stepping into another room. But this newfound freedom has consequences. As humanity discovers the real nature of the universe, a terrifying truth comes to light: We all have countless pasts converging in this present - and our future is terrifyingly finite. There are minds in the universe that are billions of years old, and now we are vulnerable to their plans for us.

    Book 2 delivers the goods.

    Uri Eden, the main protagonist from Book 1, has just barely made it through the hatch with Steph Kalinsky and the Col-U. As their brains wrap around ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 01 2016 by Angus (Fort Collins, CO, United States)