When science and technology dominate an functioning society, a void develops in the human spirit. Nowhere is that more apparent than in a space colony zooming through deep space, especially when humans weren’t intended to incubate until nearing its destination four thousand years later.
In LIGHT YEARS FROM HOME a society struggles to discover their God, a microcosm of the development of religion on earth throughout the millennia. LIGHT YEARS FROM HOME:BOOK TWO questions whether the technology employed to deliver pilgrims to another earth-like planet is be best suited to sustain a civilization once it arrives. All the wealth of King Midas couldn’t have bought him a modern automobile, but what good would it have done him anyhow?
The ultimate question posed in both novels, what right do we humans have to contaminate other worlds with our idea of civilization?
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