By Peter F. Hamilton
Peter F. Hamilton’s beautifully imagined, cunningly plotted interstellar adventures are conceived on a staggeringly epic scale and jam-packed with totally learned human and alien characters as advanced as they're enticing. No mere international builder, Hamilton creates whole universes–and he does so with impossible to resist aptitude and intelligence. His prior novel, the acclaimed Pandora’s famous person, brought the Intersolar Commonwealth, a star-spanning civilization of the twenty-fourth century. powerful, peaceable, and assured, the Commonwealth dispatched a boat to enquire the secret of a disappearing famous person, simply to inadvertently unharness a predatory alien species that became on its liberators, extraordinary challenging, quickly, and totally with no mercy.
The major are the Commonwealth’s worst nightmare. Coexistence is very unlikely with the technologically complex extraterrestrial beings, who're genetically hardwired to exterminate all different kinds of existence. Twenty-three planets have already fallen to the invaders, with casualties within the hundreds and hundreds of hundreds of thousands. And not anyone understands whilst or the place the genocidal major will strike next.
Nor are the major the one hazard. For greater than 100 years, a shadowy cult, the Guardians of Selfhood, has warned that an alien with mind-control talents most unlikely to realize or resist–the Starflyer–has secretly infiltrated the Commonwealth. Branded as terrorists, the Guardians and their chief, Bradley Johansson, were hunted by means of relentless investigator Paula Myo. yet now facts means that the Guardians have been correct all alongside, and that the Starflyer has put brokers in important posts in the course of the Commonwealth–agents who're now sabotaging the conflict attempt. Is the Starflyer an best friend of the top, or has it orchestrated a struggle to the dying among the 2 species for its personal advantage?
Caught among lethal enemies, one a brutal invader remarkable from with out, the opposite a remorseless melanoma killing from inside of, the fractious Commonwealth needs to unite as by no means before.
This might be humanity’s best hour–or its final gasp.
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