Epic science fiction (Novelty)

The Cold Commands

The Cold Commands


Richard K Morgan

ISBN: 9780345523037
Year of publication: 2011

Richard K. Morgan THE COLD COMMANDS I tell you, its no game serving down in the city. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers CHAPTER 1 When they got down into the fringes of the forest beyond Hinerion, Gerin saw the heat shimmering off the scrublands ahead of them, and knew the crunch had come. Live or die, this was the shape of their last chance. Were going to broil out there, he told the others that evening as they sat in their chains and waited to be fed. You hear the march-masters talking Its ...

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The Dark Defiles

The Dark Defiles


Richard K Morgan

ISBN: 9780345545657
Year of publication: 2014

Richard K. Morgan THE DARK DEFILES Dinnae ask me how majic works but wun way or the uthir it canny be oll its craked up tae be or ah suppose the wurld woold be toatally fukin wunderffil an happy an aw that an folk woold live in peece an harminy an so on thatill be the day, if ye ask me. Enyway its no like that ataw, so it isnay, an just as well to, say I, coz utherwyse thay wooldnae need peepil like me an itid be ded fukin boarin to. Naw, ahm doin no to bad these days servises mutch in dimand ...

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The Beast Arises

The Beast Arises


Dan Abnett
Gav Thorpe
Rob Sanders
Guy Haley
David Annandale
David Guymer

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Year of publication: 2016

Warhammer 40000 The Beast Arises History of changes 1.0 the book was created in InterWorlds Bookforge. 1.1 Watchers in Death by David Annandale and The Last son of Dorn by David Guymer were added. 1.2 Shadow of Ullanor by Rob Sanders was added. 1.3 The beheading by Guy Haley was added. Omnibus is complete. Dan Abnett I, Slaughter One Ardamantua, 544.M32 The Chromes were relatively easy to kill, but they came in ferocious numbers. Eight walls of Imperial Fists boxed one of their primary ...

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The Beast Arises

The Beast Arises


Dan Abnett
Gav Thorpe
Rob Sanders
Guy Haley
David Annandale
David Guymer

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Year of publication: 2016

Warhammer 40000 The Beast Arises History of changes 1.0 the book was created in InterWorlds Bookforge. 1.1 Watchers in Death by David Annandale and The Last son of Dorn by David Guymer were added. 1.2 Shadow of Ullanor by Rob Sanders was added. Dan Abnett I, Slaughter One Ardamantua, 544.M32 The Chromes were relatively easy to kill, but they came in ferocious numbers. Eight walls of Imperial Fists boxed one of their primary family groups into a scrub-sided valley east of the blisternest, and ...

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The Beast Arises

The Beast Arises


Dan Abnett
Gav Thorpe
Rob Sanders
Guy Haley
David Annandale
David Guymer

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Year of publication: 2016

Warhammer 40000 The Beast Arises Dan Abnett I, Slaughter One Ardamantua, 544.M32 The Chromes were relatively easy to kill, but they came in ferocious numbers. Eight walls of Imperial Fists boxed one of their primary family groups into a scrub-sided valley east of the blisternest, and reduced them to burned shells and spattered meat. Smoke rose off the hill of dead. It was a yellowish air-stain composed of atomised organic particulates and the backwash of fyceline smoke. According to the magos ...

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William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return

William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return


Ian Doescher

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Year of publication: 0

William Shakespears The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher FOR BOB, MY DAD, WHO NEER CUT OFF MY HAND. FOR BETH, MY MOM, WHO NEVER WED MY UNCLE. AND FOR MY BROTHER ERIK, WHO NEER TRIED AS LEIA DID TO KISS A BROTHERS LIPS. Illustrations by Nicolas Delort Dramatis Personae CHORUS LUKE SKYWALKER, a Jedi trainee GHOST OF OBI-WAN KENOBI, a Jedi Knight YODA, a Jedi Master PRINCESS LEIA ORGANA, of Alderaan HAN SOLO, a rebel captain CHEWBACCA, his Wookiee and first mate C-3PO, a droid R2-D2, his companion ...

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William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back

William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back


Ian Doescher

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Year of publication: 2014

William Shakespeares The Empire Striketh Back by Ian Doescher FOR MURRAY BIGGS: THE YODA TO MY LUKE FOR JOSH HICKS: SOUNDING BOARD AND JEDI KNIGHT DRAMATIS PERSONAE CHORUS LUKE SKYWALKER, a Jedi trainee GHOST OF OBI-WAN KENOBI, a Jedi Knight YODA, a Jedi Master PRINCESS LEIA ORGANA, of Alderaan HAN SOLO, a rebel captain CHEWBACCA, his Wookiee and first mate C-3PO, a droid R2-D2, his companion LANDO OF CALRISSIAN, a scoundrel LOBOT, his man-at-arms GENERAL RIEEKAN, of the Rebellion WEDGE ...

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A Dark Sacrifice

A Dark Sacrifice


Madeline Howard

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Year of publication: 0

A Dark Sacrifice By Madeline Howard This book is dedicated to the memory of my dear mother, Eleanor Waller, who is much missed, and to the swordsmen, magicians, and sorceresses who helped create video magic in the winter of 2006, and to Jack and Ethan Johnsen, who came to us like a miracle in a dark time. SynopsisThe Hidden Stars Silren uildani amffriandemAll things are changing under the moon. The first book of The Rune of Unmaking told of a world in a perilous state of flux. A century had ...

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The Hidden City

The Hidden City


David Eddings

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Year of publication: 0

David Eddings The Hidden City Prologue This was not going to go well, he concluded wryly, crumpling up and discarding yet another sheet of notes. Word of his subject had been broadcast across the campus, and academics from as far away as Applied Mathematics and Contemporary Alchemy packed the hall, their eyes bright with anticipation. The entire faculty of the Contemporary History Department filled the front rows, their black academic robes making them look like a flock of crows. Contemporary ...

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The Shining Ones

The Shining Ones


David Eddings

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Year of publication: 0

David Eddings The Shining Ones Prologue Excerpted from Chapter Three of the Cyrga Affair: An Examination of the Recent Crisis. Compiled by the Contemporary History Department of the University of Matherion. A compilation such as this is the work of many scholars, and thus inevitably reflects differing views. While the author of this portion of the work in hand has enormous respect for his eminent colleague who so ably composed the preceding chapter, the reader must be candidly advised that this ...

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Domes of Fire

Domes of Fire


David Eddings

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Year of publication: 0

David Eddings Domes of Fire Prologue Excerpted from Chapter Two of The Cyrga Affair: An Examination of the Recent Crisis, Compiled by the Contemporary History Department of the University of Matherion. It was quite obvious to the Imperial Council at this point that the empire was facing a threat of the gravest nature a threat which his Imperial Majestys government was ill-prepared to confront. The empire had long relied upon the armies of Atan to defend her interests during the periodic ...

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Winterbirth

Winterbirth


Brian Ruckley

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Year of publication: 2007

Winterbirth Brian Ruckley For my parents, who, in all senses, have made everything possible. Acknowledgements I am very grateful for the contribution others have made to the creation and publication of this book. Those I want to thank include: My agent Sacha Elliot, without whose enthusiasm this might never have happened, and her colleagues Anne Dewe and Tina Betts Tim Holman, Darren Nash and Gabriella Nemeth at Orbit, all of whom have made the book better than it would otherwise have been, and ...

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A Land of Fire

A Land of Fire


Morgan Rice

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Year of publication: 2014

Morgan Rice A LAND OF FIRE Thus I turn my back: There is a world elsewhere. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus CHAPTER ONE Gwendolyn stood on the shore of the Upper Isles, gazing out into the ocean, watching with horror as the fog rolled in and began to consume her baby. She felt as if her heart were breaking in two as she saw Guwayne floating farther and farther away, into the horizon, disappearing in the mist. The tide was carrying him God knows where, every second taking him more beyond her ...

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The Princess and The Queen, Or, The Blacks and The Greens

The Princess and The Queen, Or, The Blacks and The Greens


George RR Martin

ISBN: 9780765332066
Year of publication: 2013

The Princess and The Queen, Or, The Blacks and The Greens Being A History of the Causes, Origins, Battles, and Betrayals of that Most Tragic Bloodletting Known as the Dance of the Dragons, as set down by Archmaester Gyldayn of the Citadel of Oldtown here transcribed by GEORGE R.R. MARTIN 1 The Dance of the Dragons is the flowery name bestowed upon the savage internecine struggle for the Iron Throne of Westeros fought between two rival branches of House Targaryen during the years 129 to 131 AC. ...

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CALDE OF THE LONG SUN

CALDE OF THE LONG SUN


Gene Wolfe

ISBN: 0312855834
Year of publication: 1994

Chapter 1 -- The Slaves of Scylla As unruffled by the disturbances shaking the city as by the furious thunderstorm that threatened with every gust to throw down its shiprock and return its mud brick to the parent mud, His Cognizance Patera Quetzal, Prolocutor of the Chapter of This Our Holy City of Viron, studied his present sere and sallow features in the polished belly of the silver teapot. As at this hour each day, he swung his head to the right and contemplated his nearly noseless profile, ...

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