In a crumbling futuristic society, Earth is only a myth, the technological advances of centuries have faded into distant memory, and space travel depends on a fleet of run-down, unreliable ships. Only the brave-or foolhardy-undertake such risky journeys. The brave, the foolhardy-and the runners . . .Jak Rebo is one such runner, whose current job is to deliver a future religious leader to his people, while avoiding assassins. If that's not enough, he gets involved with a very beautiful woman who holds the secret to instantaneous travel between star systems-a secret that some would kill for.With death waiting at every port, Jak soon realizes that this time he is running for his life . . .
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|Grouping Author||dietz william c|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-20 01:38:42AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-20 03:24:15AM|
|author||Dietz, William C.|
|author_display||William C. Dietz|
|available_at_salida||Salida Regional Library|
|detailed_location_salida||SRL Adult Fiction Staff Retrieval|
|display_description||On a lonely planet in the distant future, Earth is a fading memory and technology is falling into ruin. As a "runner," Jak Rebo delivers valuable pacakges from planet-to-planet. When he takes an assignment to deliver a young boy believed to be a reincarnated religious leader to another planet, Jak finds himself at the center of a violent religious conflict, dodging assassins around every corner.|
The risk doubles after he teams p with Lani Norr, a beautiful "sensitive" with a secret ability so powerful, some will stop at nothing to find and control her. Together they must battle their way through the far reaches of the galaxy to protect the boy and save their own lives.
From New York Times bestselling science fiction author William C. Dietz comes this thrilling, action-packed book, which is the first in a two-volume series.
|local_callnumber_salida||FIC DIE(Staff Retrieval)|
|owning_library_salida||Salida Regional Library|
|owning_location_salida||Salida Regional Library|
|subject_facet||Boys -- Fiction|
Interplanetary voyages -- Fiction
Life on other planets -- Fiction
Religious leaders -- Fiction
Space colonies -- Fiction
Runner / William C. Dietz
Runner [electronic resource] / William C. Dietz
Life on other planets