Damon Knight was an American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan. His forte was short stories and he is widely acknowledged as having been a master of the genre. He was a member of the Futurians, an early organization of the most prominent SF writers of the day. He founded the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (SFWA), the primary writers' organization for genre writers, as well as the Milford Writers workshop and co-founded the Clarion Writers Workshop. He edited the notable Orbit anthology series, and received the Hugo and SFWA Grand Master award. The award was later renamed in his honor. He was married to fellow writer Kate Wilhelm.
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Sequel to CV and The Observers. After invading Sea Venture, Earth's largest ocean habitat, the Symbionts have infected the bodies of both humans and animals. Now, people become smarter—or they die. Violence is punished by instant execution from within. But there are those who would turn back the clock—to prevent a reasonable world.
Poor lame Thorinn is thrown into a well by his father to appease the rumbling gods, and cursed to Go Down... and down he goes, breaking through floors, ceilings and walls into amazing new worlds.
"A brilliant book by an excellent writer."