The Joining

The Joining by J. H. Dierking The Joining is a first contact science-fiction novella, set in the near future.

The Joining explores humanity’s attempt at first contact with another species. A crew of scientists travels to a distant star to contact a race truly alien in more ways than first realized. This encounter will not only question whether or not humanity is ready for such an encounter, but also challenge their basic beliefs of what it means to be human.

This novella is available as a Kindle e-Book from Amazon.

Cover art by Trevor W. Shields. Visit the artist’s website here.

The Joining