The Heritage Universe is a fictional setting created by Charles Sheffield for a series of science fiction novels. The date of the setting is several thousand years into the future, during a time when human space colonization has filled much of the local spiral arm of the galaxy. The primary feature of this universe are a series of immense engineering artifacts constructed by an ancient race referred to as The Builders. The Builders, however, are no longer visibly present in the universe.
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... Novels by Charles Sheffield The Proteus Universe Sight of Proteus (1978) Proteus Unbound (1989) Proteus In The Underworld (1995) The Heritage Universe Summertide (1990) Divergence (1991) Transcendence (1992 ...
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