By DM Arnold
The EARTHBOUND sequence is a suite of personality pushed tales in a technology fiction atmosphere, that includes a typical hero with daily difficulties: He has a chairman, a task that is a grind, a spouse who does not comprehend him (but desires him domestic for dinner) and a high-maintenance female friend at the facet. He simply occurs to hail from one other world...
Planet Floran used to be based 2 hundred years in Earth's destiny, yet at the same time 5,000 years in her previous. 2 hundred years from now the starship Floran embarks on a challenge to discover the within reach Beta Centuri big name method, an insignificant four light-years far-off. because the results of a warp-drive twist of fate, the Floran falls right into a black gap and emerges 2 hundred light-years from Earth and 5,000 years some time past. finding a planet in a position to maintaining human lifestyles, the ship's staff founds a colony and names the planet after their starship.
In 5,000 years that colony has grown right into a civilization of billions, inhabiting a dozen planets. still, they require clean DNA from Earth to maintain the vegetation that provide their nutrition and fiber fit. thus, they ship an elite group of specially-trained exo-agents who covertly stroll the outside of Earth, gathering samples and sending them to the house planet. Nykkyo Kyhana, lower than the Earth identification of Nick Kane is one such agent.
THE ALTIAN PLAGUE (Volume IV) Synopsis:
Nyk is now a widower dwelling in Queens, manhattan together with his spouse's mother and his stepson, and sporting a major mystery approximately Suki's dying. because the urban starts off to get over the September 11 atack, there's an epidemic of a mysterious and deadly virus on the earth and one in all his Floran co-workers succumbs.
Nyk starts to think the virus is of alien foundation -- a organic terror weapon constructed via a separatist faction on a rogue colony. He groups up together with his geneticist ex-wife in a race opposed to time to enhance a healing prior to the separatists can unharness their plague onto an unsuspecting world.