Planet 8 is about to become so cold as to be uninhabitable. Doeg, the narrator, is told that he must help his people prepare to be evacuated to Rohanda. But it eventually becomes clear that Rohanda is disintegrating, and the evacuations will not take place. The planet's people must prepare for death.

Making Rep Pln 8 V377 1983, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394713779

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