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Old 03-05-2008, 02:05 PM   #1
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Watts, Peter: Blindsight v2.0 2008-08-30

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Who you do send to meet the alien when the alien doesn't want to meet?

You send a linguist with multiple personalities carved surgically into her brain. You send a biologist so radically interfaced with machinery that he sees x-rays and tastes ultra-sound, so compromised by grafts and splices he no longer feels his own flesh. You send a pacifist warrior whose career-defining moment was an act of treason. You send a monster to command them all, an extinct hominid predator once called vampire, recalled from the grave with the voodoo of recombinant genetics and the blood of sociopaths. And you send a synthesist — an informational topologist with half his mind gone — as an interface between here and there, a conduit through which the Dead Center might hope to understand the Bleeding Edge.

You send them all to the edge of interstellar space, praying you can trust such freaks and retrofits with the fate of a world. You fear they may be more alien than the thing they've been sent to find.

But you'd give anything for that to be true, if you only knew what was waiting for them...
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Blindsight has nothing to do with the Rifter series, it's a separate book.
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Blindsight has nothing to do with the Rifter series, it's a separate book.
All sorted. Thanks..

For everyone, I know this ebook was posted before by someone else. but this copy has proper formatting with italics, and em dashes and my formatting which you ma or may not prefer.
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