The Resource Barbary Station, R. E. Stearns

Barbary Station, R. E. Stearns

Label
Barbary Station
Title
Barbary Station
Statement of responsibility
R. E. Stearns
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Two engineers hijack a spaceship to join some space pirates--only to discover the pirates are hiding from a malevolent AI. Now they have to outwit the AI if they want to join the pirate crew--and survive long enough to enjoy it. Adda and Iridian are newly minted engineers, but aren't able to find any work in a solar system ruined by economic collapse after an interplanetary war. Desperate for employment, they hijack a colony ship and plan to join a famed pirate crew living in luxury at Barbary Station, an abandoned shipbreaking station in deep space. But when they arrive there, nothing is as expected. The pirates aren't living in luxury--they're hiding in a makeshift base welded onto the station's exterior hull. The artificial intelligence controlling the station's security system has gone mad, trying to kill all station residents and shooting down any ship that attempts to leave--so there's no way out. Adda and Iridian have one chance to earn a place on the pirate crew: destroy the artificial intelligence. The last engineer who went up against the AI met an untimely end, and the pirates are taking bets on how the newcomers will die. But Adda and Iridian plan to beat the odds. There's a glorious future in piracy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stearns, R. E.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.T427
LC item number
B37 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Space stations
  • Pirates
Label
Barbary Station, R. E. Stearns
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9781481476867
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017004755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
19615081
Label
Barbary Station, R. E. Stearns
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9781481476867
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017004755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
19615081

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