The Terraformers
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    Feb-2023 (Hardcover)
    Sep-2023 (Paperback)
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The Terraformers is an equally heart-warming and thought-provoking vision of the future for fans of Becky Chambers, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Martha Wells.

Destry is a top network analyst with the Environmental Rescue Team, an ancient organization devoted to preventing ecosystem collapse. On the planet Sask-E, her mission is to terraform an Earthlike world, with the help of her taciturn moose, Whistle. But then she discovers a city that isn't supposed to exist, hidden inside a massive volcano. Torn between loyalty to the ERT and the truth of the planet's history, Destry makes a decision that echoes down the generations.

Centuries later, Destry's protege, Misha, is building a planetwide transit system when his worldview is turned upside-down by Sulfur, a brilliant engineer from the volcano city. Together, they uncover a dark secret about the real estate company that's buying up huge swaths of the planet -- a secret that could destroy the lives of everyone who isn't Homo sapiens. Working with a team of robots, naked mole rats, and a very angry cyborg cow, they quietly sow seeds of subversion. But when they're threatened with violent diaspora, Misha and Sulfur's very unusual child faces a stark choice: deploy a planet-altering weapon, or watch their people lose everything they've built on Sask-E.

"Brilliantly thoughtful, prescient, and gripping.” - Martha Wells, The Murderbot Diaries

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    • Sep-2023
    • Tor
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1250228026
    • ISBN13: 9781250228024
    • First Edition
    • Feb-2023
    • Daw
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1250228018
    • ISBN13: 9781250228017
    • Orbit
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0356520870
    • ISBN13: 9780356520872
    • Jan-2023
    • Daw
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1250228069
    • ISBN13: 9781250228062

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