Supernova 5: Gelombang is a science fiction novel written by Dee Lestari published on 17 October 2014. This novel is the fifth part of the Supernova sequel.
A gondang ceremony changed everything for Alfa. The mysterious creature called Si Jaga Portibi suddenly appeared to haunt him. Some people who have magic power want Alfa become their pupils. And, most terrible of it all is that his sleep is betting lives. Something waited Alfa in dreamland.
Alfa far overseas bring it up to the United States. He struggled as illegal immigrants who want to change the fate and status. One night, someone's presence triggers Alfa to face his worst fears. Natural dreams turned out to save the great secret he never imagined. In the Yarlung Valley, Tibet, the answer began to unfold.
Meanwhile, Gio’s search at Rio Tambopata is deadlocked. At the time of the unexpected, the man who ever met him in Vallegrande reappeared. The man directing Gio to the new search. The instructions are the four stone symbol, representing four people, and Gio turns out as one of them.
The story in this novel followed by a character named Thomas Alfa Edison Sagala or Alfa Sagala or Ichon. Ichon was born in Batak family who practice indigenous beliefs Batak. One day after his 12th birthday, a ceremony called ‘gondang’ was held in his village by someone who want to ask the blessing of King Uti. This is the first time Ichon was in his village when gondang played. And on that night, his life changed. In the evening, he saw a black who later called Si Jaga Portibi. Besides being followed by a mysterious creature, every night Ichon always dreamed of the same thing, a dream that feels very real.
A few days later, Ichon was appointed by Ompu Togu Urat as his pupil, a supreme shaman in his village. Ichon given two stones which makes no sinister dream again. Strange events continue to occur, Ichon approached by another magical healer, Ompu Ronggur Panghutur of Tao Silalahi, which said that he wanted to lift Ichon as his disciple. Ichon treated by two options. Which one is true. Which one should he choose. Ichon finally choose Ompu Togu Urat. And it is a wrong choice. Ompu Togu Urat trying to kill Ichon at Lake Toba when they want to meet Ompu Ronggur and took the stone that given in Ichon. Ichon fortunate of survivors and rescued by Ompu Ronggur. Ompu Togu Urat disappeared and two stones were taken by Ompu Ronggur returned to Ichon. But there are different, the stone has a symbol, one shaped like a rolling wave. This event electrify all the inhabitants at his village,so her father finally decided that they would migrate to Jakarta earlier than planned.
Ichon nightmare continues. This causes Ichon not want to sleep. So he used his sleep-time to studying. Ichon grow into a smart boy. When he at high school, he replaced his brother, Eten, to go to America. Living in the United States as illegal immigrants is not easy. Sometimes he have to deal with hordes of delinquent students from various countries when he want to go to school, there are groups of Russian gangs, Korea gans, Taiwan gangs, Mexico gangs, which did not hesitate to use weapons to beat up him. With the versatility to adapt, Ichon eventually be saved and in addition get a scholarship from renowned universities in America.
After that, Alfa meet a doctor named Nicky Evans who took him to a hospital named Somniverse and associations of oneironauts. With the help of Nicky and Dr. Colin, Alfa can find more about sleep disorder that he waa suffered during this time little by little.
A book he found made him do a search on the book author named Dr. Kalden Sakya. He also did a search of the mysterious woman who appears in one of his dreams named Ishtar Summer (Ishtar also appears in the second book - Petir) Alfa had a hunch that Dr. Kalden can help him to know more. After the search he did to Tibet, Alfa eventually could see Dr. Kalden. And all the secret was revealed. Dr. Kalden explained that in fact Alfa was on a mission. That the dream that had been experienced by him is the real life and the place is called Asko is known is four-dimensional world. Dr.Kalden also explained about the Hackers, infiltran and Sarvara and told him that Alfa is a Hacker and he is a Infiltran. Dr. Kalden help Alfa how to survive in the Asko and continue his mission as Gelombang with his friends that called octahedral clusters.
Actually in Gelombang, besides we can find a connection between the previous books, also raises more questions like "What is the mission carried out by Alfa?" "What exactly Asko?" "What the octahedral clusters?" and many more. The question may be answered in the next book : Intelegensi Embun Pagi.