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A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor VingeDescription: Great prequel to the classic a Fire Upon the Deep. Series:
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This novel shows some of the past of the trader Pham Nuwen, a brilliant spacefarer who has given up on his dreams. The Traders visit a new star system, inhabited by the alien "Spiders", but all does not go as planned.
Ezr Vinh is a member of a powerful clan within the ruthless Queng Ho - a race of traders who prey on fallen civilizations. Ezr and Emergent Podmaster, Thomas Nau, have to compromise in their wait for the spider citizens of Arachna.