The culture of steam, wood and glass on the planet Terra Beata seemed backward compared to the electricity, steel and plastic of Earth. Computer-based life, the Intelligences, remained in their midst, but rarely intervened in the lives of people.
Pierrot Wa Dignac describes in this memoir his life along a river on a planet far in time and distance from the Earth of his ancestors. Humanity endured on Terra Beata, despite not being well suited for it. Hundreds of years passed before the people living there realized they walked across intelligent life very different from themselves.
But the greatest challenge for Pierrot comes from a problem humanity has faced for tens of thousands of years.
Read A Burning Light.
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