Linesman (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Fast and Fun – Spaceships with multiple intelligences, psychic crewmen to sense them, and galactic war – what more to ask for?

— David

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First in a brand new thought-provoking science fiction series.
The lines. No ship can traverse the void without them. Only linesmen can work with them. But only Ean Lambert hears their song. And everyone thinks he's crazy...
Most slum kids never go far, certainly not becoming a level-ten linesman like Ean. Even if he's part of a small, and unethical, cartel, and the other linesmen disdain his self-taught methods, he's certified and working.
Then a mysterious alien ship is discovered at the edges of the galaxy. Each of the major galactic powers is desperate to be the first to uncover the ship's secrets, but all they've learned is that it has the familiar lines of energy--and a defense system that, once triggered, annihilates everything in a 200 kilometer radius.
The vessel threatens any linesman who dares to approach it, except Ean. His unique talents may be the key to understanding this alarming new force--and reconfiguring the relationship between humans and the ships that serve them, forever.

About the Author


S.K. Dunstall is the author of Linesman.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780425279526
ISBN-10: 0425279529
Publisher: Ace Books
Publication Date: June 30th, 2015
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Linesman