Verdant Skies (Verdant, #1)

Verdant Skies (Verdant, #1) A Catastrophic Eruption Of The Yellowstone Caldera Threatens The Entire World S Biosystem, And Drives Earth S Desperate Residents To Seek Refuge In Any Of The Four Satellite Cities In Earth Orbit The Satellite Verdant Immediately Finds Itself Under Pressure To Accept A Forced Occupation By A Population It Cannot Hold, And Certain Doom Of Its Own Survivability But A Secret Group On Verdant Has A Plan Of Its Own Space the final frontier It s 2229, and humans have recklessly used up many of Earth s precious resources They have been forced to think of other options to relieve the negative impacts of overcrowding and limited resources Many people now live aboard four different space satellites Each satellite has its own leader and population, tourism is alive and well, and life goes on The satellite Verdant is a sovereign nation, yet it is dependent on Earth for necessary resources and as an outlet Space the final frontier It s 2229, and humans have recklessly used up many of Earth s precious resources They have been forced to think of other options to relieve the negative impacts of overcrowding and limited resources Many people now live aboard four different space satellites Each satellite has its own leader and population, tourism is alive and well, and life goes on The satellite Verdant is a sovereign nation, yet it is dependent on Earth for necessary resources and as an outlet for waste products It s not Earth, but for most people it s a comfortable life They have recreated some of the amenities of Earth, and daily life goes along much the same as it always has on Earth, with some minor adju
Verdant Skies is a story about huge habitat satellitesthan a century in the future that are considered almost sovereign countries yet are totally dependent on supplies from earth The eruption of the Yellowstone mega volcano chokes the skies of the world with ash and sets the stage for conflict People on earth desperately want to emigrate to the satellites, but they re already at maximum capacity.A sci fi novel absolutely must deliver surprise to be a really good, and yet the surprise can Verdant Skies is a story about huge habitat satellitesthan a century in the future that are considered almost sovereign countries yet are totally dependent on supplies from earth The eruption of the Yellowstone mega volcano chokes the skies of the world with ash and sets the stage for conflict People on earth desperately want to emigrate to the satellites, but they re already at maximum capacity.A sci fi novel absolutely must deliver surprise to be a really good, and yet the surprise can t be absurd That s a difficult balance, but this novel delivers It must also fully develop its characters without bec
Cross posted from Papyrus Independent Author Reviews Far in the future, when mankind is struggling to reverse the damage he has done to the planet, the planet itself eventually retaliates in a decisive manner a cataclysmic eruption of the Yellowstone Caldera which fills the earth s atmosphere with volcanic ash The focus of earth becomes the 4 habitable satellites orbiting the planet So begins the drama that is Verd Cross posted from Papyrus Independent Author Reviews Far in the future, when mankind is struggling to reverse the damage he has done to the planet, the planet itself eventually retaliates in a decisive manner a cataclysmic eruption of the Yellowstone Caldera which fills the earth s atmosphere with volcanic ash The focus of earth becomes the 4 habitable satellites orbiting the planet So begins the drama that is Verdant Skies.I can probably sum up this novel thusly potential script for pilot two part movie introducing a new sci fi television series part Babylon 5 and part Star Trek Really There are a cast of characters all developed in an introductory way as if we re going to be joining them for a whole season and a two part action thriller that serves as a precursor for the actual series which would probably be named Verdant Pioneers , also the title of th
You know that big super volcano under Yellowstone Park The one overdue for eruption The one scientists say could cause a second ice age when it does Well, Verdant Skies set in the near future when man made satellite space stations are in Earth orbit, and when Yellowstone does exactly that This sets the stage for a host of developments with a surprising twist in the relationship between Earth and the Verdant station.The sci fi is set in the near future, and kept pretty realistic or at least You know that big super volcano under Yellowstone Park The one overdue for eruption The one scientists say could cause a second ice age when it does Well, Verdant Skies set in the near future when man made satellite space stations are in Earth orbit, and when Yellowstone does exactly that This sets the stage for a host of developments with a surprising twist in the relationship between Earth and the Verdant station.The sci fi is set in the near future,
I was a little lost by the narration and the way names were used in this novel but all in all it was a great read I found myself asking a lot of what if questions throughout the entire story I feel this is a w
Very good book I hoped to readThere weren t many plot twists and the characters were pretty straightforward but I liked the story and I thought the future world was quite plausible and well constructed and I chuckled at the US VP.