Originally posted on The Leather Library:
I haven’t read a serious science fiction book since I re-read Ender’s Game in high school. This book gave me a renewed vision of what the genre was supposed to be.
Ten thousand years into the future technology has created the possibility for life to exist on the other planets in the solar system and for humans to live indefinitely. Computers with conscious thought provide insight and knowledge beyond the grasp of normal men while leaders rely entirely on logic to maintain order and peace throughout the known worlds. But this Golden Age may not be as perfect as everyone has been made to believe. One man, Phaethon, makes the uncomfortable discovery that many of his crucial memories have been removed. With his faith shaken in the system he believed to be honorable he must make the decision that will…
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