On the Steel Breeze (Poseidon's Children #2) - Alastair Reynolds8.36

An epic vision of our journey into deep space.

Hundreds of years from now mankind will finally inherit the stars. A fleet of holoships is heading towards the nearest habitable planet at 15% the speed of light. In massive asteroids turned into ships, tens of millions of people are heading towards a new home. A home that bears signs of an ancient alien civilisation.

No-one knows what they will find when they get there in 90 years. But the main problem is that the ships will have to break the laws of physics to be able to stop. And the research into ways to stop risk the ships themselves. Has mankind squandered the utopia of years past?

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Release date: September 24, 2013
Genres: science fictionspace opera
Average rating: 8.36/10
Total ratings: 60
Updated: August 22, 2021

Poseidon's Children :: Series

Poseidon’s Children is a monumental trilogy tracing the Akinya family across more than ten thousand years of future history... out beyond the solar system, into interstellar space and the dawn of galactic society.

Blue Remembered Earth (Poseidon's Children #1)7.80
On the Steel Breeze (Poseidon's Children #2)8.36
Poseidon's Wake (Poseidon's Children #3)7.40