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It doesn’t matter that Ray Garcia-Strickland’s father was one of the first men on Mars. The now overdeveloped planet has lost its hip factor, its luxurious hotels - like the one Ray’s father manages - overrun with gravity-dependent tourists from Earth. Ray is over the Red Planet. 

Soon he gets his own chance at interplanetary adventure when an unknown object hits Earth and causes a massive tsunami. Ray heads back to Florida to help family and friends who’ve survived the devastation - and soon learns the so-called natural disaster could have unnatural consequences.

©2004 John Varley (P)2021 Blackstone Publishing

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It was pretty good

I appreciate Varley's subtle and less violent stories. So many Sci-fi books are nothing but that now. It was a bit naive, but it was written 15 years ago.

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Another Great Story

Great sequel to a great original story. One of my favorite authors. I am looking forward to the next book in this series.