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By John C. Wright

Thousands of years sooner or later, after the cave in of the Western international, younger Menelaus Illation Montrose grows up in what used to be Texas as a gunslinging duelist for rent. yet Montrose can also be a mathematical genius—and a romantic who desires of a destiny during which humanity rises from the ashes to take its position one of the stars. 

The likelihood to assist herald that destiny comes while Montrose is recruited for a manned interstellar project to enquire an artifact of alien starting place. often called the Monument, the artifact is inscribed with info so advanced, just a posthuman brain can decipher it. So Montrose does the unthinkable: he injects himself with a perilous biochemical drug designed to spice up his already bold mind to superhuman intelligence. It drives him mad.

Nearly centuries later, his sanity restored, Montrose is woke up from cryo-suspension with out reminiscence of his posthuman activities, to discover Earth reworked in unusual and stressful methods, and learns that the Monument nonetheless consists of a mystery he needs to decode—one that would outline humanity’s real destiny within the universe.

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Something came over Venera’s face. Softness? Some subtle giving- SUN OF SUNS | 69 in to an interpretation of his actions that he didn’t understand? “It will all be made clear tonight,” she said in as soothing a tone as she was likely capable of. He could have retreated around a corner, waited for her to leave. He might have staked out Fanning’s office for the rest of the night. Instead he found his feet take another step and another, and then he was turning and clattering down the steps as though he actually had some other place to go.

He was going to surprise them. But not, apparently, yet. ” he demanded of a petty officer. The man snapped to attention, slowly drifting upward and away from his post. ” He turned away, composing himself before the man could see his mask of professionalism slip. He was looking for something to do— a tie-down to criticize, a chart crib to fold—when the navigator said, “She’s here, sir,” with some relief in his voice. He was floating next to a porthole; Chaison stepped over fifteen feet of empty air to join him there, and look where he pointed.

To be so close to his goal and yet be unable to act was intolerable. He walked through the Fanning household like a dutiful servant for hours while his mind raced through scenarios: Fanning walking by distracted in a hallway; Hayden slipping into the Admiralty unnoticed by the omnipresent security police . . The chances never came, and he was getting desperate. He’d driven Venera Fanning again today—unnecessarily, for she could easily have taken a cable car. He wondered at her motives in riding with him.

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