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A thought-provoking story in a scifi setting. Forty-two teachers, scientists, engineers and their children, have just completed a twelve year deep-space journey to escape the war and drought ravaged Earth. A carefully selected band of hardened survivors, they are to be colonists on the planet Nakis. Lying at the edge of the galaxy, it's a new world that they hope will let them build a safe life together. Unfortunately, within two days their ship, all their supplies, tools and technology are destroyed in an unforeseen melt-down of the crystalline core of their laser-driven vehicle.

As they scramble up to take shelter in a rough cave above the valley floor, those watching the melt-down find that survival will mean resurrecting the ancient technology and forgotten skills of their Paleolithic ancestors. If dodging ever-lurking predators isn't hard enough, soon they discover the uninhabited planet they are marooned on, isn't exactly uninhabited. Nakis has not provided the home they had willingly traded their old lives for. They have been reduced to foraging for subsistence. No strength, no defenses and now: powerful, potential enemies waiting in the darkness.

If lasting peace with the native humanoid species eventually comes, it will not be without incidents that try their empathic hosts' patience. Rigid, bunker-mentality and religious stubbornness prevails among many of the original mission founders and a growing anger emerges that may doom the human colony. But a breakthrough cooperative experience binds them all together in a completely unexpected way from a source no one considered. Will this illuminate their path to finally finding the home they had hoped for, or will it drive a deeper and darker wedge between them and the Naku?

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Richard Sutton was born in California in 1952 and has lived in every Western Coast State. He's been writing in one form or another since high school, he says, to get the voices out of his head. After leaving college, he was an Oregon commune guitar-playing goatherd, tree-planter, cannery worker, health food store manager and illustration artist. He also worked as a ski mechanic and as a frame carpenter before hitchhiking to New York, where he met his wife in 1973.
He gradually built his career in advertising design and freelance copy writing, finally establishing a design studio on Long Island. In 1989, seeing it was time for a change, he turned Indian trader full-time, operating his family business in authentic Native Indian arts successfully for more than 20 years before completing his first novel.
"I just keep finding new hats whose fit I like." says the author. He's settled snugly into the writer's hat and has several new novels in the works. He and his wife and their cats, children and grandchildren live on Long Island.

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