Kris Kelvin arrives to the Station Solaris, a scientific research station hovering over the planet Solaris, that is being explored by the scientists from Earth for decased now. So far they were able to establish that the whole planet seems to be one giant being and they try to communicate with that being, without success so far. They did managed to observe the different phenomena that take place on the surface of Solaris (which is mostly covered by ocean), but they were unable to understand the meaning of them.
Arrival of Kelvin, a psychologist, is linked to recent experiment performed by the scientists from the station - they tried, contrary to their instructions, more aggresive approach and were bombarding the planet with high-energy X-rays. Kris discovers that the scientists on board of the station are acting very strangely and Solaris has in some way affected their minds and personalities. He tries to get to the bottom of it, but none of the scientists is cooperative. His look on his matter changes when he meets Harey, a woman that he once was married to. The problem is that she commited suicide long before he left Earth...
One of the best and most popular novels of Stanislaw Lem again explores the dark elements of the human nature. What starts from the curiosity about the mysterious planet leads to the scientists forced to literally face their own subconscious and deal with their past that they thought they have left behind them. Great novel that several times was turned into movies.
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1969 United States
Runciter company offers the services of blocking the telepaths. When owner, Glen Runciter, is killed in bomb explosion his right-hand-man has to find who did it.
1985 Soviet Union
Maxim Kammerer, head of the ConCom-2 department investigating Unexplained Events, begins to suspect that the recent incidents are somehow connected, but it will take all his skills to find the link between them.
1965 United States
When people are forced to colonize other planets the illegal drug Can-D is their only escape from the grim and depressing reality. New drug that was introduced is giving the chance to jump to a different reality.
Since Donald Trump became President Donald Trump there is one question that riddles the greatest minds of our era. Actually there are several questions, like: "how?", "why?", "what his hair are made of?", but there is one that stands out of all those questions. What to do when Trump hits the fan and we all wake up in the post-apocalyptic reality?
Wasteland and Fallout games created a fascinating world full of mysteries and colourful characters with some small loopholes, some big loopholes and some gigantic loopholes. Here are the 7 things about Wasteland that makes no sense.