Wildeblood's Empire (Daedalus Mission, Book 3) by Brian Stableford
By Brian Stableford
They name them the "rat-catchers." They're the staff of the spaceship Daedalus, which a declining Earth has despatched to re-establish touch with its long-lost colonies. Biologist Alex Alexander, with his employees, needs to aid resolve the mysteries of human and alien ecosystems that they come upon faraway from home.
On the area known as Wildeblood, named for the ecologist/Emperor who based it, the settlers' descendants harbor a bad secret—a mystery that Alex needs to discover, if the colony is to outlive. yet he should also make touch with the world's other clever species, whatever that may take time—time that the colonists are made up our minds to not supply him. or even if can remedy the organic challenge, what in regards to the diplomatic one?
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