JANUS IS A TWO-HEADED GOD by SUSANNE MARIE KNIGHT
Year: 2452. Sophia McLaren (Sam) has taken care of her
younger brother Martin, ever since they were orphaned. Mart
suffers from a medical condition that has no cure on planet
Earth. A chance to be healed comes his way when a traveler
from the fabled Galactic Core Coalition (GCC), located in
the Milky Way's center, tells Mart about a remedy for his
disease. The only catch is that he must travel to Xaspaar,
the GCC home planet, to obtain treatment.
JorVaal 5 Lanquist, one of the leaders of the GCC on
Xaspaar, has enough on his mind with the latest crisis
facing the GCC: the inexplicable behavior of a rival member
race--the aggressive Uortzks. For some unknown reason, the
Uortzks are sabotaging their own sun, increasing its
chances to go supernova. This explosion, together with
another projected interstellar disaster--an evaporating
black hole-- will in the near future, endanger all life
forms in the galaxy. How is he going to find time to host
this female visitor from primitive Earth and her sickly
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"Well done - Enough Sci-fi while the story remains on the people"
Reviewed by Janet Miller
Posted October 30, 2002
It is the far distant future and mankind has spread from
Earth to settle the rest of the galaxy. The bulk of
humanity lives in the Galactic Core, ignoring the small
blue-green planet they left behind. Being from Earth is...
well, socially embarrassing. Like being a country hick in Read more...
"A fast-paced science fiction romance"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted November 19, 2006
Sophia (nicknamed Sam) has always done the best she could
for her brother. When a stranger shows up on her farm
offering a cure for Mart's disease she knows immediately
that she must go with him -- even if it means leaving the
safety of Earth and traveling to the Read more...