Astronaut families hold on to life and hope, light years from Earth, seeking wisdom from an advanced alien race. In the grips of a desperately changed climate, the reports from on Earth take on alarming yet comedic hues, as unanticipated political forces exert their influences. The first meeting of alien civilizations is deeply personal, enforcing a state of mutual trust, or death. Credo, ergo sum explores the meaning of belief, faith, trust, and hope, against astronomical odds.
FICTION / Science Fiction
Dubito, ergo sum explores the greatest threat to future life on Earth: living only for the present, and "damn the torpedoes!"
In the future, the Earth has changed dramatically. After nearly destroying ourselves in a global war, humans now live in peace. The Global Coalition, a group of the strongest and most developed countries surviving the economic chaos that came with decades of war, brought that peace by violently ending the fighting that had ravaged the Earth. However, that world peace came at a very dear price.
What is humanity to do when faced by aliens whose language is vague at best? What is humanity to do when faced by aliens that are worshipped or feared by almost every other species in the universe? What is humanity to do when faced by aliens that make decisions that seem completely illogical?
These are the questions that must be answered by Captain Shiro Takahashi and the crew of the Astrid, and failing to come up with the right answers could lead to the annihilation of humanity at the prehensile limbs of the Lemec.
Governing, but not governing, most of the nearby galaxy, the Lemec are a powerful species that no one really understands, and this is just how the Lemec want it. Captain Takahashi is trying to understand, but the Lemec try to block his actions at every turn. How can he ever hope to save humanity, and do the Lemec even care if humanity is saved?
Renowned vaccinologist "Hildi" Hildebrandt has set her sights on beating her brother to a Nobel Prize, and the opportunity to conduct experiments on the International Space Station might just provide the means to obtain that goal.