Questions tagged [house-of-suns]

For questions about "House of Suns", a 2008 book by Alastair Reynolds, set in a far future where humans have spread across the galaxy.

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In House of Suns, how are shatterlings able to live for so long?

In the novel, it's implied that one of the ways for civilizations to escape early extinction is for them to become organized into Lines, where each line consists of a thousand or so shatterlings. ...
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House of Suns: How do stardams contain unstable stars?

In Alistair Reynold's House of Suns, there is the concept of creating a 'stardam' to prevent unstable stars from destroying nearby systems when they blow up. It says: A billion or so years later, ...