Destination: Prequel to the Pandora Sequence

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The starship Earthling, filled with thousands of hybernating colonists en route to a new world at Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship's three Organic Mental Cores-disembodied human brains that control the vessel's functions-go insane. An emergency skeleton crew sees only one chance for survival: to create an artificial consciousness in the Earthling's primary computer, which could guide them to their destination . . . or could destroy the human race.

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Overview

The starship Earthling, filled with thousands of hybernating colonists en route to a new world at Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship's three Organic Mental Cores-disembodied human brains that control the vessel's functions-go insane. An emergency skeleton crew sees only one chance for survival: to create an artificial consciousness in the Earthling's primary computer, which could guide them to their destination . . . or could destroy the human race.

Frank Herbert's classic novel that begins the epic Pandora Sequence (written with Bill Ransom), which also includes The Jesus Incident, The Lazarus Effect, and The Ascension Factor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781614750451
  • Publisher: WordFire Press
  • Publication date: 6/17/2012
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 483,900
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank Herbert, the visionary author of Dune, wrote more than twenty other novels, including Hellstrom's Hive, The White Plague, The Green Brain, and The Dosadi Experiment. During his life, he received great acclaim for his sweeping vision and the deep philosophical underpinnings in his writings. His life is detailed in the Hugo-nominated biography Dreamer of Dune, by Brian Herbert.
Other Frank Herbert novels available from WordFire Press include The Heaven Makers, Direct Descent, The Jesus Incident (with Bill Ransom), and his last published novel, Man of Two Worlds, coauthored with his son Brian Herbert.
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