The sun is about to implode, destroying Earth and the rest of the solar system when it happens.
A species of aliens not previously aware of the existence of humans suddenly learns two facts: that the sun will implode in less than 10 hours and that Earth is inhabited by intelligent beings.
There is an alien rescue ship stationed a billion miles from Earth. Will they be able to save mankind?
©2000 Arthur C. Clarke (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd
Good short story, excellent narration, well worth a listen for short journeys
The alien species with the collective consciousness, how cool and calm they were when the rescue party was trapped.
Excellent narration as always by Nicholas Boulton. There is another version of this story read by another narrator, but no where near as good as Nicholas Boulton's delivery and the production of this version is vastly superior
Yes, it was short enough to be enjoyed in one sitting
If you enjoyed Arthur C Clarke's sci~fi novels and want to listen to a well performed audio book, get this.
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