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By Gregory Benford

ISBN-10: 0553290053

ISBN-13: 9780553290059

A gripping, masterfully written experience set opposed to the violent fantastic thing about a planet within the throes of cataclymic transformation, Against Infinity is Gregory Benford's undying portrait of a tender man's comming of age.

On the toxic, icy floor of Ganymede, a guy and a boy are on a dangerous hunt.Their prey is the Aleph--an unknowable alien artifact that roamed and governed Ganymede for numerous millennia. Indescribable, infinitely harmful, the Aleph haunts men's desires and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede right into a liveable planet. Now in a contemporary global historic fight is joined, as a boy seeks manhood, a guy seeks enlightenment, and a society seeks the facility to rule the universe.
at the toxic, icy floor of Ganymede, a guy and a boy are on a hunt for the Aleph--an alien artifact that governed Ganymede for numerous millenia, Infinitely harmful, the Aleph haunts men's desires and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede into an liveable planet. Now an historical fight is joined, as a boy seeks manhood, a guy seeks enlightenment, and a society seeks the facility to rule the universe.

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And give him time to put his blue jumpsuit on. She was surprised when the door slid sideways with a buzzing sound. ‘Come on in, Nurse,’ said a breezy voice. The room wasn’t gloomy after all, she thought, just darker than the rear of the transport. A large shuttered viewscreen, maybe four metres across and two high, filled the front wall. The shutters were open now, offering a real-time view of their destination. She could see no stars, just the filtered glow of a full moon behind thinning cloud high above them.

Don’t stop,’ she said, squeezing past and refusing to look down. ‘His name was Aykers,’ said the Doctor. Sam didn’t stop, she just kept on going. Follow the tunnel, stay focused, they would get out of here. Keep walking, put one boot in front of the other and then the next and then the next, don’t think about what’s down here with them, don’t think about the strangers’ voices. Don’t think about the bodies, don’t think about staring eyes in a young man’s face. Don’t think about blood on his throat.

I’m much more worried about the man over there. . ’ Kadijk stood on tiptoe, and pushed his face close to the stranger’s. ‘Shut up,’ he said fiercely. ’ ‘Webber’s deputy,’ said the man calmly. ‘Police pathologist. ’ The tall man gestured at the teenage girl. ‘My assistant, erm, intern is Nurse Samantha Jones. Nice girl, going places, wants to save the poor and unfortunate, father’s a medic in, er, plasma transfusion. Is your team well armed, Captain? These poor people are obviously victims of a savage attack by wild animals.

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