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Asteroid Forma

By Rand Le Page and Denis Hughes

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An SF Gateway eBook: bringing the classics to the future.

The Galaxy is a big place, made up of thousands of millions of worlds, and the work of exploration will probably never be entirely completed. But various systems within the Galaxy, each with its own particular humanoid race if intelligent beings, have joined in galactic federation for the mutual good of all concerned. Once major snag remained: speedy communication.

When space travel velocities were increased by the introduction of 5C drive on all but local planetary working vessels the way was opened to enormously expanded regions of movement. Piet Tek, captain of a space tramp, tells of what happened when the secret of instantaneous communication was prematurely exploited by unscrupulous people in search of power.

Biographical Notes

Denis Hughes (1917-2008)
Denis Hughes was a British sf writer who published the majority of his work under a variety of pseudonyms. He was among the most prolific of those British writers similarly engaged and, like John Glasby and R.L. Fanthorpe, Hughes made use of a wide range of sf themes with considerable invention. Hughes was reticent about revealing personal information and relatively little is known of his life. After the collapse of Curtis Warren, for whom he wrote the majority of his novels, Hughes switched to scripting comics stories for D.C. Thomson and others from 1954 to 1988. Due to the demands of this work he ceased to write full-length novels entirely.

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  • ISBN: 9781473220249
  • Publication date: 26 Apr 2018
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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