Xenogenesis is also known as Lilith's Brood (2000).
An omnibus edition.
- Adulthood Rites
Dawn: After nuclear war destroys the world, Earths survivors are rescued by the miraculously powerful Oankali aliens- who survive by merging genetically with primitive peoples without their permission.
Adulthood Rites: Desperate to regain their world, childless humans seek to cleanse the alien taint by kidnapping hybrid children. But the raiders are blind to the truth of Earths new children.
Imago: The futures of both humans and aliens rest in one young beings successful metamorphosis into adulthood.
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Octavia Estelle Butler (1947–2006) was an American science fiction writer, one of the best-known among the few African-American women in the field. She won both Hugo and Nebula awards. In 1995, she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant.
Octavia E. Butler. Wikipedia.
Photo: Butler signing a copy of Fledgling. Photo author: Nikolas Coukouma. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.