Read Acadie Online Free - The first humans still hunt their children across the stars. Dave Hutchinson brings far future science fiction on a grand scale in Acadie.
The Colony left Earth to find their utopia--a home on a new planet where their leader could fully explore the colonists' genetic potential, unfettered by their homeworld's restrictions. They settled a new paradise, and have been evolving and adapting for centuries.
Earth has other plans.
The original humans have been tracking their descendants across the stars, bent on their annihilation. They won't stop until the new humans have been destroyed, their experimentation wiped out of the human gene pool.
Can't anyone let go of a grudge anymore?
|Number of Pages||:||112 pages|
October 05, 2017
Great novella-length space opera piece with an interesting setup and follow-through.
A group of renegades that have built themselves a space habitat utopia via gene-modding are hiding out from a restrictive Earth regime that vindictively pursues them over centuries. The current president, Duke Far...
September 17, 2017
Rating: 4.75* of five
The Publisher Says: The first humans still hunt their children across the stars. Dave Hutchinson brings far future science fiction on a grand scale in Acadie.
The Colony left Earth to find their utopia--a home on a new planet where their leader could fully explore the colonist...
October 26, 2017
Short (cause it’s a novella, d’uh), but packs a powerful punch. Hutchinson sketches our quite the universe in so few pages. Very much enjoyed!
October 12, 2017
Didn't know what to expect when I started this novella, and sure enough, the ending completely got me, which meant I had to re-read it immediately. Some will love this, while others won't, but it will make you think.
This was my first Hutchinson, and yes, I do want to try something else of his, e...
January 03, 2018
Excellent novella (or long short story) with a fab ending. I just wish it were longer.
October 23, 2017
For a short novel, the beginning made me really work to get through it. But the story did eventually pick up, and got pretty enjoyable. That being said, it seemed a little too self-aware, to the point of being precious.
Seriously, hundreds and hundreds of years in the future, people are still mak...
September 27, 2017
Three and half stars.
An awesome start, very promising; the plot develops well, good dialogues and characters well depicted... but the end kills me. Perhaps this story deserves a full novel.
July 29, 2017
Full review coming.
June 04, 2017
3,5/5 rounded up to 4 because the ending was incredible, blew my mind!! Like WOW. I might read this again because that final twist is the kind that makes you want to read the story again once you know what was going on
September 09, 2017
‘Duke’ is the president of a utopian colony that has escaped from the tyranny of the rest of humanity. The ‘habs’ they live in are the perfect dream. Illness and even death is overcome. No-one needs to work and life is great. The only thing they have to worry about is being discovered by the rest...