The transgenic children of the secret Marrion Experiment were designed to have a single special trait: to care about the far future as much as normal people care about the next hour. The experiment succeeded -- and in the process created the most dangerous human beings who ever lived.
The Dark Forward collects together, for the first time in one place, the trilogy of controversial stories that first appeared separately in the leading science fiction magazine, Analog Science Fiction: “Amor Vincit Omnia,” “Amabit Sapiens,” and “Ecce Signum.” Together they form a complete novella of wonder and warning.
Special to this edition are a new ending to the series, and also an afterward by the author.
Short novel. 30,000 words.