2010 : Odyssée Deux by Arthur C. Clarke, Pierre Alien

By Arthur C. Clarke, Pierre Alien

Qu'est-il arrivé au Discovery depuis son touch avec le grand monolithe noir ? Pourquoi l'ordinateur HAL 9000 en a-t-il éliminé l'équipage ? Qu'a découvert Dave Bowman par-delà los angeles porte des étoiles ? Neuf ans plus tard, le vaisseau Alexeï Leonov emporte vers Jupiter un équipage composé de Russes et d'Américains pour donner à los angeles terre les réponses attendues. Mais leur cohabitation est difficile, d'autant que l'affection du Dr Chandra, créateur de HAL, pour son ordinateur risque de les mettre tous en probability. Et de plus, sans qu'ils le sachent, quelqu'un les surveille : l'enfant des étoiles, l'être qui voyage à travers le temps et l'espace...

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He must estimate his own services and allow himself a salary in proportion, for that will be one among his functions. And while he will then be free to spend that salary, great or little, on his own private pleasures, the rest of his fortune he but holds and disposes under trust for mankind; it is not his, because he has not earned it; it cannot be his, because his services have already been paid; but year by year it is his to distribute, whether to help individuals whose birthright and outfit have been swallowed up in his, or to further public works and institutions.

He can buy a library or visit the whole world, but perhaps has neither patience to read nor intelligence to see. The table may be loaded and the appetite wanting; the purse may be full, and the heart empty. He may have gained the world and lost himself; and with all his wealth around him, in a great house and spacious and beautiful demesne, he may live as blank a life as any tattered ditcher. Without an appetite, without an aspiration, void of appreciation, bankrupt of desire and hope, there, in his great house, let him sit and look upon his fingers.

M. ' {1} To deal fitly with a letter so extraordinary, I must draw at the outset on my private knowledge of the signatory and his sect. It may offend others; scarcely you, who have been so busy to collect, so bold to publish, gossip on your rivals. And this is perhaps the moment when I may best explain to you the character of what you are to read: I conceive you as a man quite beyond and below the reticences of civility: with what measure you mete, with that shall it be measured you again; with you, at last, I rejoice to feel the button off the foil and to plunge home.

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