Title Profile & Character Information

Gateway

Annotation
Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe...and on reaches of unimaginable horror. When prospector Bob Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three missions later, now famous and permanently rich, Robinette Broadhead has to face what happened to him and what he is...in a journey into himself as perilous and even more horrifying than the nightmare trip through the interstellar void that he drove himself to take!THE HEECHEE SAGABook One: GATEWAYBook Two: BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZONBook Three: HEECHEE RENDEZVOUSBook Four: THE ANNALS OF THE HEECHEE "From the Paperback edition."

Awards
1978  Hugo Awards
1977  Nebula Awards
1978  Locus Awards

Characters
NameBroadhead, Robinette "Bob"
GenderMale
OccupationMiner

GenreScience fiction
Adventure
    --Space
Mystery
Fiction
TopicsAlien technology
Space exploration
Greed
Exploitation
Fear of the unknown
Mysteries
SettingGateway (Space station)
Outer space
Space station
Abandoned alien spaceport


Series
  The Heechee Saga
1Gateway
2Beyond the blue event horizon
3Heechee rendezvous
4The Annals of the Heechee
The Gateway trip: tales and vignettes of the Heechee (collection)