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We All Died At Breakaway Station. 1987 We All Died At Breakaway Station
by Richard C. Meredith
Arrow Edition, First Printing 1987
Arrow Books
Venture Science Fiction
ISBN 0099388804
Cover illustration by Eddie Jones
viii, 248 pages
Price: £2.25

We All Died At Breakaway Station, a novel by Richard C. Meredith.

Published in April 1987.

Volume 1 of the Venture Science Fiction series.

A shorter version of this story was published in the January 1969 and March 1969 issues of Amazing Stories.


To Kira, Jeff, Derek and Rand
who will understand someday.

and to Joy who suffered the destruction of Breakaway Station not once, but a thousand times

Blurb – Lower Cover
When race survival teetered in the balance...

Captain Absolom Bracer, with an artificial brainpan and synthetic eyes.

Astrogation officer Gene O'Gwynn, a lady with a plastic face.

Weapons officer Akin Darby and Communications Officer Miss Cyanta, both with assorted prosthetic parts.

These were the officers of the Iwo Jima, one of the two heavy battle-cruiser starships protecting the vast, cumbersome Rudoph Cragstone, a hospital ship returning to Earth with thousands of wounded in 'cold-sleep'. These brutally injured officers had been restored to temporary, artificial life to do this job because no intact man or woman could be spared from the main conflict.

But then Breakaway Station, a vital link with Earth, was suddenly threatened...

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