Second ContactBook - 2001
Dangling on the edge of the galaxy is Kivlan, a planet reputed to be a gracious and accommodating paradise. Even its name means tranquility-but apparently in some dead language, because when an earthship sends out a friendly hello,Kivlan immediately responds with missile fire. Leave it to Earth to give peace one more chance-by dispatching one more ship to Kivlan. And Matt Wiener, its optimistic captain, isn't traveling way the hell out there just to make enemies. A real straight-arrow, he's prepared to do what it takes to keep the universe in harmony. Even if it kills them all...
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2001.
Edition: Ace mass-market ed.
Characteristics: 199 p. :,18 cm.