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Dawn for a Distant Earth
- Forever Hero Series #1
- By: L. E. Modesitt Jr.
- Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
- Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
Thousands of years in the future, Earth is a desolate ruin. The first human ship to return in millennia discovers an abandoned wasteland inhabited by only a few degenerate or mutated human outcasts. But among them is a boy of immense native intelligence and determination who grows up to become the force behind a plan to make Earth flower again.
Early work, but really good Modesitt, Jr book
- By Eric G. Peters on 10-23-15
"The ballad of the captain" sounds very much like the old Dubliners song, "Seven Drunken Nights." Loved this story after getting used to the narrator. Looking forward to the next book.