The Dawn Breaker is a sci-fi adventure set in the far future. It’s a story of bounty hunting, space exploration and the end of humanity.
In 2070, the world is in ruin. The Earth is dying, and humanity has fled to the stars aboard massive generation ships seeking a new home among the stars. But while these great ships are capable of crossing vast distances in mere months, they are slow and clumsy compared to their smaller counterparts—and so they can never hope to outrun the coming apocalypse that will befall them on Earth.
The only hope for humanity’s survival lies with a single man: an enigmatic bounty hunter who has been sent across space on an impossible mission—a man who will either save us or doom us all…
The Dawn Breaker is a sci-fi adventure set in the far future. It’s a story of bounty hunting, space exploration and the end of humanity.In 2070, the world is in ruin. The Earth is dying, and humanity has fled to the stars aboard massive generation ships seeking a new home among the stars.
But while these great ships are the salvation of humanity, the price for passage is exorbitant. The Exodus Fleet has been traveling for thousands of years and will take many more before it reaches its destination, with only a fraction of those aboard still alive. The vast majority who died during the voyage were children who never saw a day on Earth. and didn’t have the opportunity to grow old.
The sky is cloudless, and the sun blazes down on the vast, barren expanse of sand stretching out before them in all directions. The sandy surface and dunes rippling with heat have never seen a human footprint, nor will it ever see one again. .They reached the place three hours ago, and time has seemed to crawl. The blazing sun, the acrid smell of sand, the endless expanse of lifeless dunes have just about driven them mad. “I wish we had brought drinks,” says Harbinson with a sigh. “It’s a long walk back. We’ll have to go across the desert. . It’s not far, but it will require a lot of water. “I’ll take the first watch,” says Hawke. “The rest of you can get a little sleep. We’ve got to go back across the desert in any case.”
“I want to come,” says Willo.”No, we’ve got a woman with us and we can’t take the chance,” says Hawke. “We’ll take turns. “Folks sleep, but I’m not so tired that I can stand it very long without waking somebody up. We’re in a deep sand-pit , and down below the water is running. in. “That’s a fact,” said the sailor, “but that ain’t what I wanted to know; I want to know why anybody ever came to be in this fix. “That is more than I can tell you,” said Tom; “unless-” And then he stopped, for just at that moment he heard something stirring among the sand-“It is the wind!” said Harry, who was nearest to Tom then, and had heard nothing. “I knew it would be a long time before you found out anything,” he added.”Yes! yes! the wind!” said Tom; “but we have got our answer, anyhow.
By J.D. Taylor