Yes, I know they were told the ending. What I was referring to was the notion that GRRM would not allow anyone else to finish the books, would order his
Book 1: The Abyss Beyond Dreams
Well at first you gave a pretty good description of the beginning of "Lifeforce", but the end of your description diverged. No angels in "Lifeforce"
Great story well-told. You've reminded me that the Syracuse University Press put out an annotated edition I should look up.
My son just recommended Robinson's "Pacific Edge" to me -- he said it made him hopeful for the future.