Classic Fantasy and Science Fiction


The Currents of Space

written by Isaac Asimov

published in 1952
by Doubleday

A novel
No. 2
in the
Empire Novels series

Set in the Foundation universe


Cover Notes

High in their fortified city, protected by brutal mercenaries, the Sarkites live in magnificient luxury. Below them, in the eternal Spring of Florina, "the most beautiful planet in the Galaxy," the native Florinians labor ceaselessly in dire poverty to produce the precious kyrt fiber that brings wealth to their masters, the Squires of Sark. Suddenly there is a cryptic warning from space.

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