The Crucible of Time
|Cover artist||Don Dixon|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|Followed by||The Tides of Time|
Parts 1 and 2 appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine as "The Fire is Lit" (Sep 1982) and "Fusing and Refusing" (Jan 1983).
The novel deals with the efforts of an alien species to escape their homeworld, whose system is passing through a cloud of interstellar debris, resulting in a high rate of in-falling matter. The species' unique biology and their biological technology complicate matters.
- Audio review of The Crucible of Time at The Science Fiction Book Review Podcast
- The Crucible of Time title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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