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By Peter F. Hamilton

Peter F. Hamilton’s fantastically imagined, cunningly plotted interstellar adventures are conceived on a staggeringly epic scale and jam-packed with absolutely learned human and alien characters as complicated 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 megastar, 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, merely to inadvertently unharness a predatory alien species that became on its liberators, extraordinary demanding, quickly, and completely with no mercy.

The major are the Commonwealth’s worst nightmare. Coexistence is very unlikely with the technologically complicated extraterrestrial beings, who're genetically hardwired to exterminate all other kinds of lifestyles. Twenty-three planets have already fallen to the invaders, with casualties within the thousands of hundreds of thousands. And not anyone understands while or the place the genocidal top will strike next.

Nor are the best the one danger. For greater than 100 years, a shadowy cult, the Guardians of Selfhood, has warned that an alien with mind-control talents most unlikely to become aware of or resist–the Starflyer–has secretly infiltrated the Commonwealth. Branded as terrorists, the Guardians and their chief, Bradley Johansson, were hunted via relentless investigator Paula Myo. yet now proof means that the Guardians have been correct all alongside, and that the Starflyer has put brokers in very important posts through the Commonwealth–agents who're now sabotaging the struggle attempt. Is the Starflyer an best friend of the major, or has it orchestrated a struggle to the demise among the 2 species for its personal advantage?

Caught among lethal enemies, one a brutal invader outstanding from with out, the opposite a remorseless melanoma killing from inside, the fractious Commonwealth needs to unite as by no means before.

This can be humanity’s most interesting hour–or its final gasp.

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He chewed the sour leaves he found and swallowed, splashed his face with 47 Cuckoo's Egg icy water from the spring. His hands were white with the chills that racked him. Fool, to challenge Duun. To have offered quarter. To have changed the game. Nothing was safe. He flung himself up again and ran down the stream— —Old trick. Ancient trick, Duun would say. Do something original. He had no strength left. His knees ached with the struggle with the water and the rocks, his bones ached with the chill: his joints grew loose and ached and strained with the sudden turn of river stones.

In a different place, a change of grounds. Duun dared not run. That was always the pursuer's hazard. Thorn's traps were halfhearted, token; but there was no tokenness in a downslope fall. Thorn supposed in him a certain degree of care. And Thorn was quicker. Younger. Sound of wind. Duun set out quickly. Anger rose in him and died a quick death. (Well-done, minnow, if this was your plan. I am not ashamed. ) Duun saw his hazard. And being hatani-trained, perhaps the young fool knew what he did.

Duun had thought that bait would lead him astray. Duun shrugged. "I made a mistake. See? Even I make mistakes. And I'm good, Thorn, I'm very good. " Thorn choked down a bite. He had to chew more than Duun did. Sometimes in his haste he forgot this. He struggled. Stayed silent after. " Thorn asked finally. " 29 Cuckoo's Egg "Ah. Well. " He held up the maimed hand. " Duun took another bite. Swallowed. "Eat. " "Maybe I'll tell you. " "Ah. Maybe you won't. But you're several fingers ahead of me. You're younger than I am.

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