The Boy Who Would Live Forever: A Novel of Gateway

The Boy Who Would Live Forever: A Novel of Gateway

Frederik Pohl


In 1977 Frederik Pohl surprised the technology fiction global with the ebook of Gateway, essentially the most brilliantly exciting SF novels of all time. Gateway was once a bestseller and gained technology fiction's triple crown: the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Memorial awards for top novel. Now, greater than twenty-five years later, Pohl has accomplished a brand new novel set within the Gateway universe. The Boy Who may reside perpetually has a feeling of ask yourself and pleasure that may fulfill those that enjoyed Gateway and should satisfaction new readers to boot.
In Gateway, lengthy after the alien Heechee deserted their space-station, Gateway (as people dubbed it) allowed people to discover new worlds. The Heechee, alarmed by means of the alien Kugel whose objective was once to spoil all natural lifeforms, had already retreated to the galactic center the place they now lived in peace. Now, in The Boy Who could stay Forever, people with goals of existence one of the stars are becoming a member of the Heechee on the middle, to dwell there in addition to these people and Heechee whose actual our bodies have died and their minds kept in digital reminiscence in order that their knowledge passes down throughout the ages.

Their peace is threatened by means of the Kugel, who might but assault the middle. yet a far better danger is the human Wan Enrique Santos-Smith, whose blind loathing of the Heechee fuels an insane wish to wreck them and, by the way, each residing being within the galaxy.

Stan and Estrella, youngsters from Earth, went to Gateway searching for experience, and located one another. They settle one of the Heechee on Forested Planet of hot outdated megastar Twenty-Four, by no means suspecting that they're the final top desire to save lots of the galaxy. yet with allies like Gelle-Klara Moynlin--one of the galaxy's richest girls, who is not content material to simply have cash, yet desires to use her wealth for strong, and computer brain Marc Antony-a outstanding chef to millions of residing and saved consumers, they're destined to deal with Wan's negative plan. Frederik Pohl has woven jointly the lives of those and different memorable characters to create a masterful new novel.

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