a few graduate scholars detect how one can open a wormhole after one in every of them has a dream approximately it. A wormhole is a gap in our universe that is going from one position to a different, bypassing every little thing, together with the space. whilst the scholars open their first wormhole, an alert is sounded by means of the wormhole detectors that have been planted at the moon fifty thousand years in the past. The wormhole detectors have been put through the species that raised up humanity from apes to people.
The alert reasons humanity to be evaluated through the Galactic Species keep an eye on Board, the recent Species Enforcement arm of the Ur. The Ur is the Confederation of Sentient Species in our galaxy. Wormholes might enable humanity to start spreading and exploring the remainder of the galaxy. we're evaluated to determine if we've advanced sufficient to start buying and selling and interacting with the opposite peaceable species who already inhabit a lot of the galaxy.
The assessment examines us to determine if we have now entire the 5 simple milestones of popularity into the UR: finishing struggle, controlling capitalism, finishing toxins, finishing source depletion, and finishing overpopulation. We fail to move their evaluate. simply because there is not any strategy to cease us from constructing starships utilizing the wormhole know-how and spreading our warlike attitudes and greed in the course of the galaxy, humanity is chosen for removing. this is often performed by means of easily turning off our skill to have young ones.
The dream was once planted by means of an individual who sought after humanity evaluated sooner than we have been prepared, which might reason us to be chosen for removing. yet not anyone is aware who or why. without notice humanity is a part of a who-done-it to determine who planted the dream, why they did it, and the way the removal decree should be reversed prior to the final people dies out. with no the necessity to protect our international for our kids, civilization starts off to solve. We plead with the Ur to offer us a moment likelihood, yet not anyone solutions our calls.
This is the tale of ways all of it unfolds.
Book 1 – the start of the End
Book 2 – The Three-Hour War
Book three – The Emissary