Naudsonce by H. Beam Piper (Free Audio Book)
Narrated by Phil Chenevert
This free audiobook edition of H. Beam Piper’s Naudsonce takes a unique route to the science fiction genre. In fact, this will be one of the biggest hurdles if we ever meet an extra terrestrial life form. How would we communicate?
The story of Naudsonce follows the exploits of the Space Navy-Colonial Office expedition as the look for planets that are suitable for colonization. Their travels took them through eleven solar systems and eight planets in total that were good candidates. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of these habitable planets are not exactly of the friendly variety which forced the expedition to flee and look elsewhere.
Nearing the end of their deadline, the space expedition’s crew was readying for a disappointing return back but surprisingly enough they find another terra type planet as if they are given one last chance to make this mission a success. Landing on this unknown yet habitable planet, the crew quickly discovers the inhabitants of this distant world are more hospitable than the previous ones they had met. Now, the only problem is how they will be able to ask the leader of this world to allow for a peaceful colonization of two distant worlds.
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