Starfish (Rifters Trilogy)

Starfish (Rifters Trilogy)

Peter Watts


Civilization rests at the backs of its outcasts.

So whilst civilization wishes an individual to run producing stations 3 kilometers less than the skin of the Pacific, it seeks out a different kind of individual for its Rifters software. It recruits these whose histories have preadapted them to risky environments, humans so used to damaged our bodies and persistent pressure that lifestyles at the fringe of an undersea volcano would really be a step up. not anyone concerns an excessive amount of approximately task delight; if you happen to have not spent an entire life studying the futility of struggling with again, you would not be a rifter within the first position. it is a small cost to maintain the lighting fixtures going, again on shore.

But there are issues one of the cliffs and ditchs of the Juan de Fuca Ridge that not anyone anticipated to discover, and adequate strain can forge the main obedient career-victim into whatever made from iron. initially, now not even the rifters understand what they've got in them―and by the point somebody else unearths out, the outcast and the downtrodden have their palms on a kill change for the entire rattling planet...

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