By Nancy Kress
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The 12 months is 2035. After ecological failures approximately destroyed the Earth, 26 survivors—the final of humanity—are trapped through an alien race in a sterile enclosure often called the Shell.
Fifteen-year-old Pete is likely one of the Six—children who have been born deformed or sterile and raised within the Shell. As, one after the other, the survivors develop ailing and die, Pete and the Six fight to place apart their anger on the alien Tesslies as a way to locate the capacity to rebuild the earth jointly. Their basically wish lies inside of short time-portals into the hot prior, the place they convey again childrens to refill their disappearing gene pool.
Meanwhile, in 2013, remarkable mathematician Julie Kahn works with the FBI to unravel a chain of inexplicable kidnappings. without notice her predictive algorithms start to show greater than simply criminality. As she starts to achieve her position within the coming near near disaster, at the same time affecting the Earth and the Shell, Julie closes in at the fact. She and Pete are converging in time upon the way forward for humanity—a destiny which would by no means unfold.
Weaving 3 consecutive time strains to resolve either the secret of the Earth's destruction and the major to its salvation, this taut post-apocalyptic mystery bargains a topical plot with a lovely twist.
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After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress