the planet on which an individual being was born; the planet on which a species originated
Zaidie stood gazing for nearly an hour at this marvellous vision of the home-world which she had left so far behind her before she could tear herself away and allow her husband to shut the slides again.
But I am afraid that it will be all we can do to protect our own world if this enemy attacks soon, and I fear they will. Since they have a base in this universe, it is impossible to believe that all ships did not report back to the home world at stated intervals.
Rolth used a palm disrupter as lightly as a color brush to etch into its side the name, homeworld, and the rank of that thin wasted body they had laid to rest there.
But you have no reason to fear, for I'm going to offer you a deal far superior to anything you had as mere Kyben soldiers on conquest missions for your home world.
So Charli went back, and saw (after a due delay) the Archive Master, and learned what he learned, and came out and looked about him at his home world and, through that, at all the worlds like it; and then he went to the secret place where the Vexveltian ship was moored, and it opened to him. Tyng was there, Tamba, and Vorhidin. Charli said, ‘Take me home.’
Get the smell of the home-world wind in her nostrils for a few months.
Yet they could not help without risking a spread of the infection to the home world.
We will get you to your homeworld at least as quickly as any other system of freighter connections is likely to do.
I remember every one that has taken place in my family since we left the homeworld.
Perhaps they could willfully ‘forget’ the distance from their home world.
He had pondered the arches, the secondary structures, trying to infer something about the alien builders, a hint as to their mind-set, their purpose, or their home world.
I opened my mouth to contradict his humanocentric view of things, given the Heerii Drapsk had found the Rugheran homeworld and I, another non-Human, had already had a more-or-less successful encounter with a member of the species.
Lycern has fled her homeworld in hopes of avoiding the marriage and is suspected of hiding out with an enigmatic cult.
I recognized the woman. Anyone from Jinju would have. Hae had been the greatest shaman of her day, and she’d come here to the Fourth Colony instead of going to my homeworld to finish terraforming it. No one knew why.
George Griffiths, A Honeymoon in Space
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