For years astronomers have been searching for a planet beyond Neptune‘s orbit. They keep finding clues, but the decisive evidence of an actual sighting eludes them.
The four astronauts on board the Ganymede Explorer aren’t interested in scientific renown. They just need a safe place to hide out, as far as possible from any kind of civilization. But it seems apt that they of all people wind up being the ones to track down a previously unknown planet. They land full of enthusiasm and curiosity – it doesn’t occur to them to be afraid. But they don’t know what they’ve found. Amphitrite is no ordinary celestial body. It’s the black planet.More info →
Despite all the dangers of the newly discovered Black Planet, two astronauts investigate the celestial body. They find clues to its legendary origin and incredible age, and soon realize that Amphitrite hides an even greater secret.
Meanwhile, the ancient newcomer approaches Earth in its unusual orbit. The black dust covering its surface grabs the attention of several competing companies because of its unique, profit-promising properties.
Thus begins a race to the planet, a celestial body which—as it turns out—humanity would have been better off letting pass by Earth untouched.More info →