Looking for a sci fi book I hope I haven't dreamt!

Arkeemedees

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Hi all, great to be here.

I'm looking for a sci-fi book I read a few years ago in passing.
I have no idea of the title, and sadly Google has failed me. Please help!
A quick synopsis:
Earth is inspecting an alien craft that has shot past earth. During the investigation, the craft jumps to a part of the galaxy undiscovered by humans. They are dragged through its wake (not dissamilarly to a Remora fish) and arrive in a gigantic structure, with many other alien races inhabiting.
The ship that drags them there is set a upon by other races in the same predicament, and stripped as a valuable commodity.
There is also a breed of aliens that they align with who can reverse aging.
Lastly the captain of the ship evolves powers due to nanotechnology that was sent by a dying earth in the shape of a cube. They launched the cubes afterwards in an attempt to reach them.

Sounds incredibly bizarre and it is. It might even be a terrible book, but I can't set my mind at ease unless I know what it was called.

Many thanks in advance.

Ark
 

Victoria Silverwolf

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Your use of the metaphor of remoras makes me wonder if this is one of the books in the Great Ship series by Robert Reed. I am only familiar with the first story in the series ("The Remoras") but there are some full length novels about that vast structure.
 

Danny McG

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Many years ago I read the Rama series , a good number of the points made in the O P don't seem to fit with the books ( to be fair its New Years Eve and my memories may be hazy for some inexplicable reason ) hic!
 

Arkeemedees

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Thanks for all the help! I think it might be the Greatship books. I'm still a bit unsure, however. I'll just have to roll the dice and buy the book.
 

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