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Star Light

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Author: Hal Clement
Publisher: Ballantine Books, 1971
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, 1970
Series: Mesklin: Book 3
Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Hard SF
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The Return of Barlennan

Dhrawn was a giant rock ball, more than 3,000 time the mass of Earth. Perhaps a planet, perhaps a nearly dead star, these 17 billion square miles of mystery cried out for investigation. But its corrosive atmosphere and crushing gravity assured that no human would ever set foot on its surface.

Those hardy, caterpillar-like Mesklinites, on the other hand, were ideally suited to explore Dhrawn, and their leader certainly knew a good deal when he saw one. So Barnennan, a shrewd sea captain if ever there was one, struck a sharp bargain with the Earth men for his services in leading the expedition.

But the humans might not have been so pleased with their side of the bargain, if they had known Barlennan had plans of his own for Dhrawn...


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  (10/25/2009)
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