“The Sparrow” and “Children of God” by Mary Doria Russell

July 13, 2014 | Posted in SCIENCE FICTION | By

The Sparrow

Father Emilio Sandoz is the only survivor of a Jesuit-organized mission to the Alpha Centauri star system, where radio signals have been discovered broadcasting beautiful, alien music. Four priests and four civilians set out and find the planet Rahkat, but what happened to them there?

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