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Publisher's Summary

Earth is dying, and humanity is scrambling to set up colonies in other star systems. But the search process for habitable planets is not perfect, as the crew of the Ouroboros discover on arrival at their new home.

©2017 Dennis E. Taylor (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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Note to Amazon and Movie Producers!!

I have all of Dennis's work and love every chapter. Why there's not any movie out yet only shows the disconnect between the movie industry and the real public.

Dennis as always 5 out of 5. Love the work. Keep it coming.

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I love Mr Taylor’s Work

Just a great little short story . Not near long enough.....just wetted my appetite. I’m waiting for more Bobiverse !!!! Thank you Mr Taylor.....and P.S. WRITE FASTER !!! You don’t really need sleep do you ????

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Dennis E. Taylor is awesome writer!

I love all of his work! Very short story but I could see it being explained upon! 4.5 Stars!

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Short, but uses it well

Very short story that is able to create a universe better than and entire series by another author could. Amazing

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Huge Dennis E. Taylor fan

Full of science and tactics and engagement. Ultimate compliment is that I've listened to it and know the story, would I give them my money again? Heck, yeah!! I've already read it but here's my money! Got to keep you and your family well fed and, hopefully, well sheltered! More, please!

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too short to be entertaining

Nothing was developed. Way too short. Not worth the price. I have enjoyed every other book by this author but this just didnt do anything for me. Also didnt care for the narrator.

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Wonderful story!...

Wonderful story!... But left me wanting soo much more! I could see many avenues! Keep writing!

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What a delight!

What a delightful surprise to find that this awesome little short story was released on Audible this past month.
My favorite author strikes again, along with a great narrator, Neil Hellegers backing him up!!! This made for a much needed break in the recent, current events!
Earth is dying, and in the rush to colonize the new worlds, things might go wrong... This 44 minute story will get to you in all the right ways! Guaranteed!

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the worst and best of humanity.

I like that the nerds win and the bullies lose.. left me wanting more.

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Great short

I’ll admit, it really kept me listening closely. Well written and well performed. I really hope the author expands on this. It would be an incredible Prologue to a larger story or series.
I didn’t spend a credit on it, rather I paid the few bucks and purchased it. Well worth it.

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  • 01-11-21

Loved it!!

Brilliant story, good characters and excellent narration! I would love to see this expanded upon.

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  • Aran
  • 08-21-20

Another winner by DET.

This was another great one by Denis E. Taylor. Found it while pre ordering Bobiverse 4.

Makes for a great intro and would love to hear more stories from this universe.

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  • 09-22-21

As a proposal it’s good.

Great now fill in the gaps please. I am sure there is a full length novel in there. Thanks for the taste though.
It strikes me that there is a whole new series in there somewhere.

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  • Mr. M. Sotiriadis
  • 08-10-21

Too political for my liking!

Main reason I didn't enjoy Isac Asimov's "FOUNDATION" was the heavy induced politics of the plot.

Unfortunately, this short story suffers from the same affliction.

Despite that, Dennis delivers a fairly plausible scenario with his standardised high quality unfolding of the story.

Performance was really good, even though not as impressive as the one I had the honour to enjoy in Dennis's main productions, carried out by no other than the already legendary (in my ears) Ray Porter.

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  • Mr
  • 07-29-21

Great story!

Fast paced, interesting characters and a great performance, everything you’d expect from a Dennis E. Taylor short story. Feedback is another fabulous story.

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  • Toby
  • 07-28-21

Enjoyable short story

As all good short stories, this one leaves you wanting more. Taylor's grasp on sci-fi is firm and well-crafted.

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  • mrs S
  • 07-09-21

A thought provoking short story

I have enjoyed Denis E Taylor's books and equally so this short story. As ever his characters have integratory and the ending is optimistic despite a tumultuous start. A very satisfying listen.

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  • matteesside
  • 08-22-20

the potential for a great story

I enjoyed this. it could make a great book. I so
love this guy's work

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  • David Wright
  • 10-03-22

Great short story,Leaves me hoping for a follow up

Short and snappy and leaves you wanting more, I've always discounted short stories but this one has very much changed my idea of them

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  • MadEnoughNoMore
  • 09-08-22

What Happened to Ray Porter

When I downloaded this originally, it was narrated by Ray Porter.
It is now narrated by some other person who is very inferior.
I intend to return this because of this

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  • Tom Saleeba
  • 10-07-20

Nice quick read

Happy to support such a great author while the next Bob-iverse is on the way.

This story has some cool ideas and an interesting twist.

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  • Liane Mills
  • 05-01-22

This author is Always entertaining

I am so amazed how easy it is to quickly become engrossed in books by this author. He is a brilliant story teller and his characters are so lovely! You really care about them. This is no exception and well done!

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  • Pipie
  • 04-04-22

A Change of plans

What a great short story. Loved it. Looking forward to more. I'm really liking this author.

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  • Christopher Edwards
  • 03-26-22

Ahaha “trust the corporations” haha

Wow. What an unashamed piece of utter propaganda. “Trust the corporations, they’re full of the best genius people who will do wonderful things for humanity”… let’s just forget the last 150 years of wholesale greed, environmental destruction, and human wage slavery. Corporations are totally two thumbs up, the good guys. AHAHAHA.

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  • Liang
  • 01-09-22

excellent short story as expected from Mr Taylor

Another brilliant story from Dennis E Taylor. this is why I love sci fi.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-03-21

Nice teaser

I would like to hear the story of the settler's and future ship travels.enjoyable listen

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  • neerav
  • 09-21-21

Greats story arc

Great free Audible Plus inclusion perfect for listening to during a commute to work. Find out what happens when a colony ship arrives at their destination only to find the planet is not what they expected...