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telepathic. The aliens had a force shield around their encampment.
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Rhian Drinkwater says:
Most searches for Bharat in an SF novel give you River Of Gods by Ian McDonald – but it isn’t that. Actually, this is Empire Of Bones by Liz Williams. Jaya Nihalani is the human contact for all communications with an alien race, and neither America nor the Indian government are happy about it. It’s an expanded version of a short story originally published in Interzone called The Unthinkables.