Edward Richards, had an unfair advantage over his contemporaries: he KNEW for a fact that speeds many times that of light were possible – because he had been told so by a member of that enigmatic race, the Klylii.
With a lot of help from his recently recruited pretty assistant with her newly minted PhD, he finally figured how to turn a conviction into a working model. But the road to Mankind’s first Starship was a long and rocky one that produced casualties all along the way until the final disaster signalled the end.
Or did it?
Volume Four of Odyssey: The First Klylii Saga