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Three hundred years after humanity made its deal with the Life Probe to search out the secret of faster-than-light travel, the descendants of the original expedition return to Earth in a starship. They find a world that has forgotten the ancient contract. No matter. The colonists have overcome far greater obstacles in their single-minded drive to redeem a promise made before any of them were born....

©1985, 2009 Michael McCollum (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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workable alien technology

I have always been interested in the discovery of alien technology and reverse engineering to make it work. this book and Lifeprobe fulfilled those dreams

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Reader was ok
I guess my standards were set at Enders Game which was top notch all the way around. This was okish