Galactic Center

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In the Ocean of Night Inhaltsangabe

It is 2019. NASA astronaut Nigel Walmsley is sent on a mission to intercept a rogue asteroid on a collision course with Earth. Ordered to destroy it, he instead discovers that it is actually the shell of a derelict space probe - a wreck with just enough power to emit a single electronic signal.

In 2034, a reply is heard. Searching for the source of this signal, which comes from outside the solar system, Nigel discovers the existence of a sentient ship. When the new vessel begins to communicate directly with him, the astronaut learns of the horrors that await humanity. For the ship was created by an alien race that has spent billions and billions of years searching for intelligent life… to annihilate it.

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  • 1. Titel

    • In the Ocean of Night

    • Galactic Center, Book 1
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Maxwell Caulfield
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 32 Min.
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    It is 2019. NASA astronaut Nigel Walmsley is sent on a mission to intercept a rogue asteroid on a collision course with Earth. Ordered to destroy it, he instead discovers that it is actually the shell of a derelict space probe - a wreck with just enough power to emit a single electronic signal….

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    • Across the Sea of Suns

    • Galactic Center, Book 2
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Maxwell Caulfield, Stefan Rudnicki
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 56 Min.
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    It is 2076: Lancer, Earth’s first starship, is on a mission to find interstellar civilizations. Although astronaut Nigel Walmsley’s experiences with alien encounters make him the expert, no one believes Nigel’s theory that machines are the dominant intelligent beings left in the galaxy and that their purpose is to annihilate all organic life. Then the explorers discover once-living planets where only machines remain – and ruined worlds where fugitive survivors must evade omnipresent and lethally advanced A.I. warships.

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    • Great Sky River

    • Galactic Center, Book 3
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Arthur Morey, John Rubinstein, Tom Schiff, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 38 Min.
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    Nearly 100,000 years after first contact with the machines that dominate the universe, only a few hundred humans survive. Trapped on Snowglade, a barren world near the center of the galaxy, Killeen and his child, Toby, of the Bishop Tribe, are primitive scavengers, homeless and hunted by the ruling “mechs”. Then suddenly, a strange cosmic entity – neither organic nor cybernetic or living matter – reaches out from a black hole to speak with Killeen.

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    • Tides of Light

    • Galactic Center, Book 4
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Arthur Morey, Gabrielle de Cuir, John Rubinstein, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 54 Min.
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    Onboard an ancient starship, Killeen and the Bishop tribe escape the mech-ruled world of Snowglade. Seeking refuge on a faraway planet, they discover vast wonders: an organic life-form as large as a world, a planet-coring cosmic string, a community of humans ruled by a brutal tyrant, and ultimately an alien race more awesome than any they have encountered. As they battle for survival against these myriad dangers, Killeen and his crew will gain an unforeseen ally - one that may determine humanity’s true destiny.

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    • Furious Gulf

    • Galactic Center, Book 5
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Sephen Hoye, Harlan Ellison, Janis Ian, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 46 Min.
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    Few writers have successful blended hard science and speculation with fully realized characters as Gregory Benford has in his critically acclaimed novels. Now he draws us into a vortex of mystery and danger at the heart of the galaxy in his dazzling epic drama, Furious Gulf.

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    • Sailing Bright Eternity

    • Galactic Center, Book 6
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Maxwell Caulfield, Arthur Morey, Stephen Hoye, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 44 Min.
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    Millennia of conflict between humans and mechs have driven the human race to near-extinction. Now, as the fierce AI mechs begin their final assault on mankind, it soon becomes apparent that three men – three generations in a family of voyagers – are their targets. Toby Bishop, his father, Killeen Bishop, and his grandfather, Nigel Walmsley, each carry a piece of the lethal secret that can destroy their enemies. But hunted through space and time by relentless assassins, they have no idea that they possess the only weapon that can save humanity.

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    • A Hunger for the Infinite

    • A Galactic Center Story
    • Autor: Gregory Benford
    • Sprecher: Robin Sachs
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 46 Min.
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    A Hunger for the Infinite, which first appeared in Robert Silverberg's Far Horizons anthology, is a novella that takes place in the universe of "The Galactic Center Saga", detailing a galactic war between mechanical and biological life. Here, the pilots had made it to True Center in order to destroy something, anything, important to the Mechs, but Paris had something else on his mind. A story of the Mantis, and the decline of humans beginning in 3600 AD.

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