Riverworld: To Your Scattered Bodies Go; The Fabulous Riverboat (Riverworld, Books 1-2)
Philip José Farmer
Note: This booklet comprises elements 1 and a pair of of the Riverworld sequence - "To Your Scattered our bodies Go" from 1971, and "The excellent Riverboat", additionally 1971.
"Charts a territory someplace among Gulliver's Travels and The Lord of the Rings."
To Your Scattered our bodies Go and The impressive Riverboat
Combined for the 1st time in a single volume!
Imagine that each human who ever lived, from the earliest Neanderthals to the current, is resurrected after loss of life at the banks of an stunning and probably unending river on an unknown global. they're miraculously supplied with nutrients, yet with no longer a clue to the potential which means of this unusual afterlife. And so billions of individuals from historical past, and sooner than, needs to begin dwelling again.
Some set sail at the nice river questing for the which means in their resurrection, and to discover and confront their mysterious benefactors. in this lengthy trip, we meet Sir Richard Francis Burton, Mark Twain, Odysseus, Cyrano de Bergerac, and so forth, such a lot of whom embark upon searches in their personal during this large afterlife.
middle turret used to be greater than the others, and the barrel of a quick stubby weapon encased in wooden projected from it. The rear turret used to be designed for gunners who will be armed with Mark I handguns and maybe rifles. “The amphibian burns wooden alcohol to generate steam,” Sam stated. “Let’s pass inside of, via this hatch within the facet the following. You’ll realize that the boiler takes up a couple of 3rd of the inner. There’s an excellent cause of that, as you’ll see.” They climbed up a ladder into the interior of.
between many billions (possibly thirty-six billion, if Frigate’s estimate was once correct). yet there has been, after all, no such proof that this used to be the case. The hell of it used to be that Alice may perhaps to boot be the single one on the planet, at this second, besides. He couldn't wake up and stroll off into the darkness searching for one other lady, simply because that will go away her and the kid unprotected. She definitely wouldn't think secure with Monat and Kazz, nor may well he blame her. They have been so terrifyingly gruesome. Nor.
Contained approximately sixty humans, a lot of whom have been engaged on items of chert. One guy was once retaining a bloody eye into which a chip of stone had flown. numerous extra have been bleeding from the face or conserving smashed arms. Burton used to be disillusioned yet he may perhaps do not anything approximately it. the one desire for regaining the quiet retreat used to be that the inability of water may force the intruders away. That wish went quick. a girl advised him that there has been a small cataract a few mile and a part to the west. It fell from the.
Then he slitted his eyes, shook his head, and growled out a no. “I order you to!” Clemens screamed, forgetting that the helmsman didn't comprehend English. “That’s my spouse! Livy! My appealing Livy, as she used to be while she was once twenty-five! introduced again from the dead!” a person rumbled at the back of him, and Clemens whirled to work out a blond head with a shorn-off left ear seem at the point of the deck. Then Erik Bloodaxe’s vast shoulders, substantial chest, and enormous biceps got here into view, through pillarlike.
opposed to rock. throughout the twilight, Joe may well see the mountains ringing the ocean of the north pole. The cloud-covered waters shaped a physique approximately sixty miles in diameter. The clouds have been thicker on the contrary finish of the ocean. He didn’t understand why then, yet Sam had defined that the clouds concealed the mouth of The River the place the nice and cozy waters got here into touch with the chilly air. Joe took a couple of extra steps round the curve of the ledge. And he observed the grey steel cylinder sitting at the course ahead of him.