"A big juicy novel for outer space buffs"
Mankind broke free of the solar system and terra formed
sixteen different planets so humans can live on them. Then
the Quill, a fungus like organism with soothing properties
was found on a planet. They quickly spread throughout the
terra-formed world, killing everyone on it. The people of
earth abandoned those living outside the solar system out
of fear that the Quill would invade the home world.
At Thromberg Station, Dr. Gail Smith, backed by soldiers,
searches for Pardell, a person who was born on a Quill-
infested planet. Pardell has gold veins that make him
sensitive to touch. However, he agrees to accompany Gail
back to his home world in an attempt to rid the orb of the
IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS is a big juicy novel that provides
for outer space buffs what Highlander did for immortal
gurus. Fans will enjoy this book as Julie E. Czerneda shows
she is an up and coming talent by writing a tale with a
strong plot populated by complex and diverse characters.
Harriet Klausner / June 2001
Copyright © 2001 for Paranormal
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 9, 2002