Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive.
"[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..."
D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite.com
"A doomed mission to meet a group of aliens who may or may not exist is made more problematic when the crew begin to exhibit signs of radiation sickness. It's an effective piece of traditional SF re-energized by flashes of Chinese culture. Recommended...."
Colin Harvey, Suite 101.com