John Boyd Last Starship from Earth, The

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Last Starship from Earth, The

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SCIENCE FICTION-IN THE FUTURE THE STATE DECIDES WHOM ONE WILL CHOOSE AS ONE'S MATE.IN ANY CASE PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES CANNOT BE CROSSED,AND THUS THE YOUNG MATHAMETICIAN HALDANE IV CANNOT FALL IN LOVE OR MARRY THE GIRL OF HIS CHOICE,THE POET HELIX.BUT AS THE YOUNG COUPLE STUDIES EVER MORE CLOSELEY THE LONG HIDDEN POEMS OF FAIRWEATHER 1,WHOSE WORK YEARS BEFORE HAD COMPLETELY ALTERED THE WHOLE NATURE OF SOCIETY AND WHO IS UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED TO BE THE GREATEST MATHEMATICIAN SINCE EINSTEIN,THEY REALISE THE VERSES HOLD IMPORTANT MESSAGES FOR THEM-AND FOR THE WORLD.WHAT,FOR EXAMPLE DOES THE COUPLET MEAN?THAT HE WHO LOSES WINS THE RACE.THAT PARALLEL LINES MUST MEET IN SPACE.EVEN AS THEY PONDER,THEY KNOW THAT THE PRICE,IF THEY ARE CAUGHT,IS EXILE TO THE PLANET HELL.

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