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   Orbit Unlimited, by Poul Anderson  
  Novel, first publication in July 1961 , latest edition in July 1984
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      The colonists' ship sped toward the far star--they were free at last from the tyrannical government which had opressed them from birth. Then came the message from Earth--'Return at once--new government--guarantee your freedom--at home! ' Was this a reprieve from death--for the perilous ordeal of colonizing an unknown planet would cost many lives--or a trick?

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  • History of Rustum (#1)

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  • Human Colonization - Conquest of Other Worlds - Settlers
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