By Orson Scott Card
It was once a miracle of technology that authorized people to reside, if no longer endlessly, then for a protracted, very long time. a few humans, besides. the wealthy, the powerful--they lived their lives on the fee of 1 12 months each ten. a few created societies: that of people that lived out their basic span and died, and those that slept away the a long time, skipping over the intervening years and occasions. It allowed nice plans to be installed movement. It allowed interstellar Empires to be built.
It got here with reference to destroying humanity.
After a protracted, very long time of decadence and stagnation, a couple of seed ships have been despatched out to avoid wasting our species. They carried human embryos and provides, and educating robots, and one guy. The Worthing Saga is the tale of 1 of those males, Jason WOrthing, and the realm he stumbled on for the seed he carried.
Orson Scott Card is "a grasp of the paintings of storytelling" (Booklist), and The Worthing Saga is a narrative that simply he may have written.