Hot SleepOrson Scott Card
Hot Sleep: The Worthing Chronicle.
Billions of people had watched loops of his daring exploits as a starship captain. He was all the rage in the highest circles of Capitol society. But to a group of revolutionaries, Jason Worthing was at the head of the most corrupt government in history. If they had known he was a telepath, they could hardly have hated him more.
Then, when the revolution failed, the revolutionaries found themselves on a colony ship taking them to permanent exile in the farthest colony man had ever attempted. And the leader of the colony was – Jason Worthing, of course.
Genres: science fiction
Orson Scott Card (born 1951) is an American author, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist, and political activist. He writes in several genres, but is primarily known for his science fiction. His novel Ender's Game (1985) and its sequel Speaker for the Dead (1986) both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win both science fiction's top U.S. prizes in consecutive years. He is also known as an advocate for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which he has been a lifelong practicing member, and as a political commentator on many issues, including opposition to homosexual behavior and the legalization of same-sex marriage.