By L. Ron Hubbard
A huge paintings -- acclaimed as agenuine masterpiece -- L. Ron Hubbard's 1.2-million-word-ten-volume venture EARTH dekalogy brilliantly blends technology fiction and action/adventure on an unlimited interstellar scale with stinging satire -- within the literary culture of Voltaire, speedy and Orwell -- at the world's foibles and fancies.
A actual publishing phenomenon -- precedent-setting while every one quantity, in flip, turned a brand new York instances after which a world bestseller -- challenge EARTH has already bought greater than 5 million copies and maintains to seem on bestseller lists in contries throghout the world.
Winner of France's Cosmos 2000 Award and the Nova technology Fiction Award in Italy, and nominated for a Hugo Award, project EARTH is an epic narrative of a mystery invasion of Earth as seen-and vividly stated -- via the extraterrestrial beings who, unrecognized, already stay and paintings between us. it's a novel crowded with sharply memorable characters and with areas and occasions cloaked in elegance, risk and secret: Palace urban, pleasure urban, the forbidden felony castle of Spiteos, the violent fall of the Voltar Confederation.
The Voltar Confederation has a long-range plan to take advantage of Earth as a strategic staging region in its carrying on with conquest of the galaxy. besides the fact that, with the invention that Earth is being destroyed through toxins, medicinal drugs and different menaces, strive against Engineer Jettero Heller is shipped on a top-secret project to avoid wasting the planet from self-destruction. Unknown to Heller, one other Voltarian faction (the Coordinated details equipment) has secretly been utilizing Earth as a offer base for medications. It dispatches its personal counter undertaking to thwart Heller's plans.
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The man wasn’t wearing a trenchcoat, but he was smoking a cigarette, alone, which looked deviant. No one smoked anymore. I approached the figure with no clear idea of what I was going to say. I hadn’t really thought this through because 33 thinking might have made me stop. He was wearing a beige button-down shirt tucked into his pants, holding a dark-navy jacket. He saw me and his mouth twitched a little bit, maybe nervous to be seeing someone out here beyond the fence. It seemed like we were the only people within miles.
The son was astute enough to realize that this was how you were taught to regard God. “I’ve been waiting to tell you this, Charles,” Benjamin said. “You’ve gotten hints, but never all the details. During the campaign might have been messy. Something could have slipped. Your election was an inevitability, of course, but certain information cannot be released to the general public. Not yet. ” Benjamin paused. He looked at Charles skeptically. ” Charles nodded. His father looked suddenly at ease. “All right.
Then I remembered. The woman from my dream. The housewife, Miranda Goodling. It was as clear as any vivid memory when it finally hit me. In fact, more so. I had a terrible memory. One of the reasons I thought I wrote fiction was to invent stories and characters because I remembered so few from my life. Other writers could remember vivid details of their childhood, stickball in Brooklyn. My own life was mostly bland and eventless. Might have contributed to my enduring faith in the future. I could watch the dream replay in my mind like a movie you’ve seen several times, committed to memory.
An Alien Affair (Mission Earth, Book 4) by L. Ron Hubbard