Nightflyers / George R. R. Martin ; artwork by David Palumbo.
0 current holds with 16 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Gibsons Public Library||SF FIC MART (Text)||30886001054481||Adult speculative fic hardcover||Volume hold||Checked out||11/17/2018|
- ISBN: 9780525619680 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 193 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cm
- Edition: First edition; illustrated edition.
- Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2018.
- Copyright: ©1981.
"A gorgeous illustrated edition of a classic novella from the #1 bestselling author of A Game of Thrones -- a chilling mystery set on a seemingly haunted spaceship, soon to be an original series on SYFY. Featuring fifteen original full-color illustrations, this is the definitive edition of an electrifying tale that combines the deep-space thrills of Alien, the psychological horror of The Shining, and, of course, the inimitable vision of George R. R. Martin. When a scientific expedition is launched to study a mysterious alien race, the only ship available is the Nightflyer, a fully autonomous vessel manned by a single human. But Captain Royd Eris remains locked away, interacting with his passengers only as a disembodied voice -- or a projected hologram no more substantial than a ghost. Yet that’s not the only reason the ship seems haunted. The team’s telepath, Thale Lasamer, senses another presence aboard the Nightflyer -- something dangerous, volatile, and alien. Captain Eris claims to know nothing about the elusive intruder, and when someone, or something, begins killing off the expedition’s members, he’s unable -- or unwilling -- to stem the bloody tide. Only Melantha Jhirl, a genetically enhanced outcast with greater strength, stamina, and intelligence than other humans, has a chance of solving the mystery -- and stopping the malevolent being that’s wiping out her shipmates. But first she has to keep herself alive." -- Provided by publisher.
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