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Old 02-21-2008, 08:10 PM   #1
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Watts, Peter: Starfish v1.1 2008-02-21

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Welcome to Beebe Station.

You're three kilometers below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. You're perched on the shoulder of an active volcano. The local fauna is very large and very nasty. If it doesn't kill you, a mudslide or an erupting smoker probably will.

Your fellow employees are rapists, pedophiles, borderline psychotics, and victims of same.

You feel very lucky to be here.

This is a damn sight better than the life you left behind.
Here is Starfish by Peter Watts. Book one of four in the scifi Rifters series. This is released under a creative commons license.

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Old 02-21-2008, 10:31 PM   #2
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Attachment missing?

For some reason, I can't seem to find the attachment for the mobipocket version of Starfish. I just finished Blindsight (which is available in various ebook formats at http://www.rifters.com/real/Blindsight.htm) and found it to be a stunning read, too.
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Old 02-22-2008, 09:36 AM   #3
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Yes, I did leave out the attachment. Good call. Thank you very much!
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If anyone using a Cybook Gen3 and downloads this, please let me know if it works or not. The cover image is not that much larger then 640x480 and I'm hoping to find a good size that's larger that might actually work.
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That got it - thanks! BTW, your ebook formatting is great - a real treat to read.
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Old 02-22-2008, 01:08 PM   #6
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That got it - thanks! BTW, your ebook formatting is great - a real treat to read.
Thank you very much. You have to also thank HarryT. Because of him I can make better Mobipocket editions now from my Book Designer source.
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People who are enjoying Peter Watts' novels (I know I am!), might like to know that there's a page on his website where you can throw money at him.
http://www.rifters.com/real/donation.htm
Might as well show your appreciation...
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If anyone using a Cybook Gen3 and downloads this, please let me know if it works or not. The cover image is not that much larger then 640x480 and I'm hoping to find a good size that's larger that might actually work.
Works perfectly - many thanks. Beautifully formatted.
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I have the next book in the series almost ready to go. Took a while to get formatted in BD.
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