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After 437 years in space, the Phoenix is in desperate trouble. The ship has arrived at Alpha Centauri only to find that the planets are not habitable. They only enough fuel left for manoeuvering into orbit.

Along the way, the cryonics system that keeps the 96 passengers frozen failed. Repairs done at the time were inadequate. The crew is afraid that they will not be able to revive any of the passengers.

An alien spacecraft approaches and adds to their worries. Schwink, the pilot of the alien ship offers help. Sonia, the Captain of the Phoenix welcomes the offer. Her crew are more skeptical and wary of the aliens.

A power struggle on the alien mother ship threatens the safety of the humans. Read the story to see how the travellers cope with their trials and challenges and deal with their alien saviours.

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