The Parada had been lost for almost 200 years before they recovered the ship, drifting in interstellar darkness, and brought her home again.
But that was not the miracle.
The miracle was that the crew was still alive.
That was also the problem.
Catherine writes the Major Bhaajan Mysteries, Skolian saga and other works. She received a PhD in chemical physics and often appears as a speaker or guest of honor in the US and abroad. She started imagining sf stories at the venerable age of three.