A collection of five novellas; Memory, Brake, The Sensitive Man, The Moon Rakers and Starfog. Memory and The Sensitive Man are by far the best of the five stories, although the others are good, they seem dated compared to the timeless quality of those two.
Tomorrow - and the day after. When men are scattered like dust between the galaxies...
In these six full-length novellas, never before published in book form, Hugo Award winner Poul Anderson creates all the chilling terror and distant hope of man's last frontier - the vast wilderness of the stars!
Memory(A World Called Maanerek)
They peeled his mind from his body and sent him to enslave the planet of his own people...
Day of Burning (Supernova)
An interplanetary Mafia is chosen to save a strange civilization from a Supernova...
Only one thing could stop the ship at such a speed. But with the Solar System in upheaval, who would try?
The Sensitive Man
A world balances on the brink of a new dawn - or a new Dark Age. And one man can push it either way.
They were space pirates with dreams of Empire - nomads from the far edge of the system who must be stopped.
The ship was trapped in a corner of space so crowded with stars that nothing could penetrate the deadly, glowing fog.