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Is there any more information about David Brin's (derelict) Progenitor fleet?

Years ago, I loaned my tattered paperback copy of Startide Rising to my boss. It contained mention of a fleet of derelict Progenitor ships. Did Brin ever write anything that gives us any more ...
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Is David Brin's "Existence" part of the "Uplift" universe?

A lot of reviewers say it isn't, despite the dolphins, but Brin seems to be trying for ambiguity and has stated 'some will argue that my latest novel, Existence is a precursor to the uplift novels. I'...
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What happened to neo-dogs?

In David Brin's Uplift Universe humans are given patron status because they had already uplifted chimps and dolphins at the time of contact with Galactic Society. But in Sundiver, mention is also ...
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Any tales about the Vanilla Needle and Jacob Demwa?

I'm rereading Sundiver by David Brin for the first time in a long time. In it, Jacob Demwa is recently scarred by an incident at the Vanilla Needle in which he loses his wife. Brin is excellent at ...
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Who uplifted the humans in David Brin's Uplift novels?

Once a long, long time ago I read the cool novel Startide Rising by David Brin. The Uplift saga that the novel is a part of is about a universe full of different species. The only common connection ...
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