Seveneves: A Novel

By Neal Stephenson
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In "Seveneves", Neal Stephenson presents a riveting sci-fi tale that takes place in the near future.

When a catastrophic event shatters the Moon into fragments, the impending destruction threatens all of humanity. It becomes clear that life on Earth is at stake, and a plan is devised to ensure the survival of the species.

The International Space Station, along with a select group of astronauts, becomes the last bastion of hope. As governments struggle to come together, these individuals must confront the challenges of limited resources, interpersonal conflicts, and the daunting task of finding long-term sustainable solutions.

As the world watches, the astronauts embark on a perilous mission to establish a new home in space. They strive to create an entirely self-sufficient, self-sustaining ecosystem named the "Cloud Ark." The survival of the human race depends on the success of this audacious endeavor.

Centuries pass, and humanity adapts to their new reality, separated into different space habitats. The story follows the challenges faced by the "Seven Eves," a group of genetically enhanced, remarkable women who become the key to humanity's future.

Stephenson takes readers on a journey that delves into the complexities of human nature, scientific advancements, and the resilience of the human spirit. With meticulous attention to detail and vivid characterization, he explores the consequences of our actions and the lengths we are willing to go to ensure our survival.

"Seveneves" is a remarkable exploration of humanity's potential for both greatness and destruction, a story that captivates and challenges readers to contemplate the fate of our species.
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