Riverworld: To Your Scattered Bodies Go; The Fabulous Riverboat (Riverworld, Books 1-2)
Philip José Farmer
Note: This book comprises components 1 and a pair of of the Riverworld sequence - "To Your Scattered our bodies Go" from 1971, and "The incredible Riverboat", additionally 1971.
"Charts a territory someplace among Gulliver's Travels and The Lord of the Rings."
To Your Scattered our bodies Go and The fantastic Riverboat
Combined for the 1st time in a single volume!
Imagine that each human who ever lived, from the earliest Neanderthals to the current, is resurrected after demise at the banks of an brilliant and doubtless never-ending river on an unknown global. they're miraculously supplied with foodstuff, yet with now not a clue to the potential that means of this unusual afterlife. And so billions of individuals from historical past, and ahead of, needs to begin dwelling again.
Some set sail at the nice river questing for the that means in their resurrection, and to discover and confront their mysterious benefactors. in this lengthy trip, we meet Sir Richard Francis Burton, Mark Twain, Odysseus, Cyrano de Bergerac, and so on, such a lot of whom embark upon searches in their personal during this large afterlife.
Thunder yet different.” Sam listened whereas his dermis prickled with chilly. there has been a truly faint rumble downRiver. He bought even chillier as he heard a louder rumble from upRiver. “What the hell is it?” “Don’t get thcared, Tham,” Joe stated. “I’m vith you.” yet he was once shivering, too. Lightning unfold a filamented whiteness at the east financial institution. Sam jumped and stated, “Jesus! I observed anything flicker!” Joe moved subsequent to him and stated, “I thaw it! It’th the thyip! you recognize, the vun I thaw above the tower.
Held a metal rod coronet, one of the assets of rivalry among Sam and King John. Sam didn't wish to waste steel on such dead anachronisms, yet John had insisted and Sam had given in. Sam came upon a few delight now in pondering the identify of his little state. Parolando in Esperanto intended pair land and was once so known as simply because males ruled it. yet Sam had no longer pointed out to John that one other translation can be Twain Land. John a hard-dirt direction round an extended, low manufacturing unit.
3 extra slugs of scotch into Firebrass’ cup. “Is that spaceman’s lingo or Soul urban dialect?” “Marsman’s,” Firebrass stated. “Soul urban English is lovely wild, however the legitimate language, in fact, is Esperanto, even though Hacking was once contemplating Arabic. yet he isn’t too chuffed approximately his Arabs anymore,” he additional in a reduce voice, Abd ar-Rahman and Ali Fazghuli, the Arab participants of his delegation. “As you could see,” Sam acknowledged, “we are in no to have an extended, leisurely convention.
may well he entrust her to Frigate—if Frigate back this night, which Burton doubted—because the man was once an unknown volume. Burton all of sudden laughed loudly at his scenario. He had determined that he may perhaps to boot stick it out for this night. This proposal set him giggling back, and he didn't cease till Alice requested him if he used to be o.k.. “More correct than you are going to ever know,” he stated, turning his again to her. He reached into his grail and extracted the final thing. This used to be a small flat stick of.
interest, the item that made him, if now not utterly a guy, not less than a close to cousin. in the back of the shelving forehead lay the grey pulse that may no longer be content material simply to exist yet has to be ate up the shapes of unknown issues, on styles by no means ahead of noticeable. So Joe Miller stayed upon the financial institution, notwithstanding his hand closed round the deal with of the grail, able to hold it with him if he needed to flee. The monster floated nearer. Joe started to imagine that it can now not be alive. but when it weren't, why the good head.