Vatine made his name with this book.
On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them against a returning human force.
Text in French
"Nao, the last survivor of a starship crash, lives a peaceful existence with the natives of Aquablue, a world covered by vast tranquil seas dotted with small islands.
"But, Nao's life quickly changes when a group of Earthmen arrive with plans that would leave Aquablue a barren world!"