A Senseless Act of Beauty
by John B. Rosenman
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian bio-botanist, travels to Viridis, an exotic world filled with scientific wonders left by a godlike race. He is ensnared by the delectable, deadly beauty of Nightsong, an enchanting alien female. When the Confederation sends 200 ships to conquer Viridis for its boundless resources, just as the Europeans once did in Africa. Can he prevent history from repeating itself?