vendredi 18 septembre 2009


Splines first evolved as a planetbound sentient aquatic whale-like species but decided around one million years BC to become spaceships. Now they are mile-wide sphere-like structures of hardened fleshsdriven by hyperdrives.They are equiped with organic laser canons.
Some splines carry child-craft inside their womb, which look like s silver cylinder which can spread shining parasol shaped sails.
Source: Stephen Baxter, Xeelee Universe, "Timelike Infinity"

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