The Resource Cluster, Piers Anthony, (electronic resource)

Cluster, Piers Anthony, (electronic resource)

Label
Cluster
Title
Cluster
Statement of responsibility
Piers Anthony
Creator
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As Cluster opens, the alien envoy Pnotl of Sphere Knyfh seeks help from Sphere Sol in a shared galactic-level crisis: Galaxy Andromeda has discovered the secret of energy transfer and intends to use it to steal the basic energy of the Milky Way Galaxy. Knyfh offers the secret of aura transfer on the understanding that Sphere Sol will spread the technology to help create a galactic coalition to find and defeat agents of Andromeda. Sol's highest-Kirlian individual is Flint, a green-skinned native of Outworld, who has a Kirlian aura of two hundred, an eidetic memory (useful for memorizing the complex equations of Kirlian transfer that he will need to communicate to other spheres). He has extraordinary intelligence and is highly adaptable. His mission is complicated, however, by the fact that he is pursued everywhere by a very high Kirlian female Andromedan agent and, somehow, the Andromedans are able to detect and trace Kirlian transfers. Flint embarks upon several missions to bring transfer technology to neighboring spheres, inhabiting various alien forms. His efforts are successful despite attacks and sabotage by the Andromedan agent. Through the conflict, however, the mutual attraction of their two vastly superior auras begins to undermine their individual loyalty to their own Spheres. Flint and a group of other entities recover the information that will allow them to detect and trace transfers, and a member of the group is revealed as the Andromedan agent. One result is the catastrophic destruction of the local habitat. Flint and his nemesis are transferred into alien Mintakan bodies to survive. Choosing to leave things with parity between their two galaxies, Flint and the Andromedan mate and remain together until their auras fade (which happens rapidly, since their physical bodies have been destroyed)
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Anthony, Piers
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The cluster series
Series volume
book one
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  • Space travelers
  • Space colonies
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Cluster, Piers Anthony, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11559767
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11559767
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11559767
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cluster, Piers Anthony, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11559767
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11559767
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11559767
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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