A pivotal time in the career of John Grimes. A fateful journey in the vessel Discovery, bearing an uncanny kinship to the legendary vessel the Bounty. The big black mark on his service record.
A. Bertram Chandler was a British-Australian science fiction writer with more than forty novels and 200 works of short fiction published. He was known internationally for turning his personal experiences as a maritime marine officer into realistic characterization of a spaceship s crew. He won three Ditmar Awards for achievement in Australian science fiction, as well as Japan s prestigious Seiun Award.