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Trippin’ on Starlight

Dragon’s Egg  (Dragon’s Egg, book 1)

By Robert L. Forward  

9 May, 2021

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You

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1980’s Dragon’s Egg is the first novel in Robert L. Forward’s Dragon’s Egg duology.

A supernova transforms a red giant into a neutron star, launching the tiny, dense post-stellar remnant directly at an unsuspecting Solar System. Half a million years later, in April 2020, Jacqueline Carnot, faced with peculiar data from a deep-space Soviet-ESA space probe, realizes that the Solar System is about to have a close encounter with an object that (if it stuck the Earth) would leave very little trace that there was ever an Earth. 

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