Tor.com

A History of What Comes Next

Take Them to the Stars#1

Sylvain Neuvel

A History of What Comes Next

Showing that truth is stranger than fiction, Sylvain Neuvel's A History of What Comes Next weaves a sci-fi thriller that blends a fast moving, darkly satirical look at 1940s rocketry with the amorality of progress, and the nature of violence.

Always run, never fight.
Preserve the knowledge.
Survive at all cost.
Take them to the stars.

Over 99 identical generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars, making brutal, wrenching choices and sacrificing countless lives. Her turn comes at the dawn of the age of rocketry. Her mission: to lure Wernher Von Braun away from the Nazi party and into the American rocket program, and secure the future of the space race.

But Mia’s family is not the only group pushing the levers of history: an even more ruthless enemy lurks behind the scenes.

A darkly satirical first contact thriller, as seen through the eyes of the women who make progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them...

A Macmillan Audio production from Tor.com

choose your format

Digital Audio

Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio
Digital Audio
On Sale: 02/02/2021
ISBN: 9781250790132
ISBN10: 1250790131

Hardcover

Tor/Forge
Tordotcom
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250262066
ISBN10: 1250262062
5.38 x 8.25 inches , 304 Pages

e-Book

Tor/Forge
Tordotcom
e-Book
ISBN: 9781250262059
ISBN10: 1250262054
304 Pages

About the Author

Sylvain Neuvel has taught linguistics in India, and worked as a software engineer in Montreal. He is also a certified translator, though he wishes he were an astronaut. His girlfriend would...

Read more