So, in the mids, when David Brin put dolphins, chimps, and After reading Startide Rising, I suspected that Brin, like me, grew up reading. Startide Rising (Uplift Trilogy Book 2) and millions of other books are available . This item:Startide Rising (The Uplift Saga, Book 2) by David Brin Mass Market. Streaker is limping like a dog on three legs. We took a chancy jump through overdrive yesterday, a step ahead of the Galactics who are chasing us. The one.

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There was something to the south After a moment of heavy breathing he finally spoke, quite slowly. This book shows Humankind as the local upstarts, primarily by focusing on one of our client races, the uplifted dolphins. Still, it offered a way. At worst it riding mean interstellar war on a scale not seen in a million years.

A destroyer in the Soro rearguard had been destroyed. Your company and conversation would be appreciated, as usual.

Startide Rising, a book by David Brin | Book review

While his eyes made a blurred jumble of the horizon, a stiff breeze blew against his face. This is the kind of book I would recommend if I wanted staartide cement a non-SF-reader’s dislike of the genre. After that colossal mistake, it was all too easy to find other logical holes in the story.

But a reputation for harsh temperament had lately caused some resentment in Earth’s coastal communities.

SFBook is entirely funded by Ant including hosting, development and any other costs. One of the most obviously unique aspects of the book is the fact that the majority of characters are dolphins.


Startide Rising by David Brin

In consequence, a part of the dolphin crew tries a mutiny. The pebble happened to be a spaceship half a kilometer long. How often do we get poetry in our space operas? The ideas were so intriguing, and I really enjoyed the little thought-provoking touches in the story like a dolphin that goes a little off the wire and thinks he is risig orca, or the concept of the food chain as a religion.

Fins were still smart-alecks. Even dogs are on the docket. It was all happening too fast. David Brin’s uplift universe. At times this results in a total breakdown of the coherence of the story; I found myself unable to tell what was happening any more. The lamps on the sled’s display were mostly green, surprisingly. Books by David Brin. Who could’ve predicted that social media — indeed, all of our online society — would play such ztartide important role in the 21st Century — restoring the voices of advisors and influencers!

Perhaps that will be addressed in future books.

The first phase of the fight was a free-for-all. It was so much fun belonging to the human race and reading this book. The premise is certainly audacious — in Galactic history, no race has ever achieved sentience and spaceflight without being “uplifted” by a patron race The other fins swam quietly, but Toshio could tell they were listening. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, except that the GRRM books are longer and the characters are better develope I like this book well enough but I feel like I should like it more than Stadtide do, it has everything a good sf novel should have.


Can you shake your leg? The captain’s gig is sent to investigate but is destroyed along with one of the derelict craft — killing 10 crew members. It had plunked, at supersonic speed, a mere fifty kilometers away. The Terran exploration vessel Streakercrewed by uplifted dolphins, 7 humans, and one uplifted chimpazee, discovers a derelict fleet of spaceships — each the size of a small moon.

Two grapnel-shaped destroyers dogged it no more than four ship lengths behind. A fifth of the crew shows up every sick call with psychosomatic complaints.

We never should have taken you along into space! Or must I leave you lashed up! And we’re all getting more than a little worried about Hikahi’s party. And it will not end until the Culture has gone to war with death itself.

It might have been an apology in Primal Delphin. The book concerns the star ship Streaker; humanity’s first ship crewed almost entirely by Phen, as Neo dolphins are called. The emergency-power roar of the engines changed to a scream as he suddenly slewed hard to port in desperation. Ship’s surgeon Makanee has a mouthful of problems.