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A huge international corporation has developed a facility along the Juan de Fuca Ridge at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean to exploit geothermal power. They send a bio-engineered crew--people who have been altered to withstand the pressure and breathe the seawater--down to live and work in this weird, fertile undersea darkness.

Unfortunately the only people suitable for long-term employment in these experimental power stations are crazy, some of them in unpleasant… (more)

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:42:20 +0100

No nonsense hard core reading. All three books (Starfish
Maelstrom and Behemoth) in the "rifters" trilogy are a strong read.

Wed, 27 Apr 2011 01:16:35 +0200

Read Starfish
Maelstrom and Behemoth the whole rifters trilogy a good mix of hard SF mixed with a fish out of water (sorry folks had too) story. With a world so nuts the people are made even crazier. But like now it’s people that make other people nuts. Strong characters and strong story.

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Language: English

Published in: 2000

Word count: 98,392 words (≈ about 7 hours)


License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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