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Final Book in The Saga of Seven Suns. This is it the conclusion of over 5,000 pages of fabulous space opera. The individual stories are all brought togther for a series of dramatic climaxes.
The allied factions of humanity, along with the waning Ildiran Empire and the powerfulwater elementals and sentient trees, have defeated the near-invincible alien race of the hydrogues, driving them back into the depths of gas-giant planets. But before peace can heal the wounds between the races, two ancient enemies return: the capricious fiery elementals, the faeros, who mean to burn all those who fought alongside their mortal enemies. And the lost hive race of the Klikiss, who intend to reclaim all the worlds they inhabited 10,000 years earlier, worlds that are now home to many human colonies. Meanwhile, the leader of the Terran Hanseatic League, Chairman Basil Wenceslas, intends to pull all of humanity's unruly stepchildren into his iron grip - even if it means he has to hold the Ildiran Mage-Imperator hostage, risking renewed war with an entire alien civilization.
The Ashes of Worlds brings to a thrilling conclusion the myriad storylines of galactic warfare and personal betrayals, starlost romances and titanic alien conflicts.
‘The scope is vast and the plot is just revealing enough to keep you on the edge of your seat. It is impossible that the Saga of the Seven Suns will be anything less than a hit’ – ENIGMA
‘Weaves action, romance and science with a rousing plot reflecting the classics of the Science Fiction of Arthur C Clarke and Frank Herbert with some glossy cinematic influences of Lucas and Spielberg’ – PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
‘Space opera on a grand scale. Anderson has created a fully independent and richly conceived venue for his personal brand of space opera’ – SCIFI.COM
‘A rip-roaring space opera full of treachery, mystery, adventure, intrigue, suspense, aliens, super science, space travel, and just about everything else you can imagine’ – CHRONICLE
Publication date: 04/08/2008
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
|Publication date:||4th August 2008|
|Author:||Kevin J Anderson|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Ltd|
Kevin J. Anderson has over 16 million books in print in 29 languages worldwide. He is the author of the X-FILES novels GROUND ZERO (number 1 bestseller in THE TIMES, and voted Best SF Novel of the Year by SFX magazine), RUINS and ANTIBODIES, as well as the JEDI ACADEMY trilogy of STAR WARS novels - the three bestselling SF novels of 1994. He has also written the international bestselling prequels to Frank Herbert's monumental DUNE series, with Frank's son, Brian Herbert.He has won, or been nominated for, the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, Reader's Choce Award from the ...More About Kevin J Anderson