Edward M. Lerner
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Humanity once feared that we might be alone in the universe. Now we know better. And we ve learned there are worse things than being alone &
Joshua Matthews has the opportunity to write the definitive history of InterstellarNet. In that history he plans to focus attention on the improbability that an interstellar community even exists. But somehow, returning home from the party thrown to celebrate his good fortune, he has lost a month of his life. Everyone is certain he s been on an epic bender. And so, rather than promoted, he is disgraced, unemployed, and unemployable …
Firh Glithwah, leader of the Hunter clan Arblen Ems, schemes to liberate her people from two decades of ignominious internment and isolation on a remote moon of Uranus. And in the process to take vengeance against their human oppressors …
Reporter Corinne Elman and United Planets intel agent Carl Rowland, each in their own way, remains scarred and haunted by the bloody fiasco that was the Hunter invasion of the Solar System …
And none of them suspects that their tribulations have only begun, or that their lives will entwine across time and space to confront the InterstellarNet Enigma.
InterstellarNet: Engima incorporates the Hugo-nominated novelette Championship B’stok.