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    • The Ophiuchi Hotline

    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
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    The invaders came in 2050...they did not kill anyone outright. They said they came on behalf of the intelligent species of Earth - dolphins and whales. The invaders quietly destroyed every evidence of technology, then peacefully departed, leaving behind plowed ground and sprouting seeds. In the next two years, 10 billion humans starved to death.

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • More of the Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy

    • By: Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Karen Joy Fowler, and others
    • Narrated by: Roddy McDowall, Terry Farrell, Wil Wheaton, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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    Who better to narrate today's best science-fiction stories than today's favorite science-fiction stars? This exciting collection features many.

    Non-member price: $25.35

    • Press Enter

    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
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    Victor Apfel, a troubled war vet, gets an odd, pre-recorded phone message, instructing him to go inside the house next door. He opens the door to find his neighbor shot through the head. But is it suicide - or murder? And is it possible that a computer is to blame?

    Non-member price: $14.44

    • Titan

    • Gaean Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
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    John Varley's monumental trilogy - Titan, Wizard, and Demon - has achieved cult status, hailed as a modern triumph of the imagination by critics and fans. It begins with humankind's exploration of a massive satellite orbiting Saturn. It culminates in a shocking discovery: the satellite is a giant alien being. Her name is Gaea. Her awesome interior is mind-boggling - because it is a mind. A mind that calls out to explorers...and transforms all who enter.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Demon

    • Gaean Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
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    Titan, Wizard, and Demon have enthralled a generation of readers with adventure, humor, horror, and dazzling imagination. Now, in the epic conclusion of John Varley's masterpiece, the satellite-sized Gaea has gone completely insane. She has trapped humans in her mind. She has transformed her love of old movies into monstrous realities. She is Marilyn Monroe. She is King Kong. And she must be destroyed.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Wizard

    • Gaean Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
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    One of the greatest science-fiction epics ever written, John Varley's Titan, Wizard, and Demon comprise a groundbreaking trilogy that will live forever. Human explorers have entered the sprawling mind of the alien Gaea. Now they must fight her will. For she is much too powerful. And definitely insane....

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    • The Persistence of Vision

    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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    On the surface, this Hugo and Nebula Award-winning classic is about a drifter who comes to stay in a New Mexico commune founded by a group of deaf-blind people. But beneath the story, author John Varley examines deep, universal issues. What is the nature of communication? What does an individual gain - or lose - by subsuming himself to the whole? Can an outsider ever truly "belong"?

    Non-member price: $14.44

    • Steel Beach

    • Eight Worlds, Book 2
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 23 hrs and 10 mins
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    Fleeing Earth after an alien invasion, the human race stands on the threshold of evolution. Their new home is Luna, a moon colony blessed with creature comforts, prolonged lifespans, digital memories, and instant sex changes. But the people of Luna are bored, restless, suicidal - and so is the computer that monitors their existence.

    Non-member price: $34.12