Cuckoo was coming.
No one knew what is was - but everyone knew it was trouble.
Designated Object Lambda when it first appeared on the fringes of the galaxy, 20,000 light-years away, it was traveling at one-sixth the speed of light.
The astrophysicists said thet it was vast... light... and had the potential for utter destruction. So an exiting space probe was reoriented to intercept; it was staffed with replicates of both humans and aliens.
Then the space probe began to leak radiation...
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Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (1919-2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning over seventy years. From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited Galaxy magazine and its sister magazine If, winning the Hugo for if three years in a row. His writing also won him three Hugos and multiple Nebula Awards. He became a Nebula Grand Master in 1993.
Frederik Pohl used these pseudonyms: Edson McCann, Jordan Park, Elton V. Andrews, Paul Fleur, Lee Gregor, Warren F. Howard, Scott Mariner, Ernst Mason, James McCreigh, Dirk Wilson, Donald Stacy and James MacCreigh.
Saga of Cuckoo
Series contains 2 primary works and has 3 total works.