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Download E-books Bloodhype (Pip & Flinx, Book 11) PDF

By Alan Dean Foster

It brought on quick habit, by means of an excruciating gradual dying, and there has been no identified antidote.
It used to be a killer.
Supposedly the drug were completely eliminated from the humanx galaxy years prior to. at the very least that's what every person idea. yet someway, mysteriously, that dreadful substance was once again in movement on Repler and perilous to wreak havoc in the course of the identified galaxy.
Someone someplace used to be secretly production Bloodhype, yet not anyone looked as if it would understand the place or who!

Originally released 1973 through Del Rey.

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Download E-books The Memory of Earth (Homecoming) PDF

By Orson Scott Card

High above the planet concord, the Oversoul watches. Its job, programmed such a lot of millennia in the past, is to protect the human cost in this planet--to defend this fragile remnant of Earth from all threats. to guard them, so much of all, from themselves.

The Oversoul has performed its task good. there is not any battle on concord. There are not any guns of mass destruction. there isn't any know-how which may bring about guns of warfare. via regulate of the knowledge banks, and refined interference within the very strategies of the folks, the substitute intelligence has fulfilled its mission.

But now there's a challenge. In orbit, the Oversoul realizes that it has misplaced entry to a few of its reminiscence banks, and a few of its strength platforms are failing. And in the world, males are commencing to take into consideration energy, wealth, and conquest.

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Download E-books The Course of Empire PDF

By Eric Flint

The conflict to unfastened the Earth may perhaps smash It as a substitute! Thundering house motion through the Authors of 1632 and Black on Black.

Conquered by way of the Jao 20 years in the past, the Earth is shackled lower than alien tyranny - and threatened through the much more risky Ekhat, considered one of whose genocidal extermination fleets is coming to the sunlight process. the single likelihood for human survival is within the palms of an strange pair of allies: a tender Jao prince, newly arrived to Terra to imagine his tasks, and a tender human girl cited among the Jao occupiers. yet, as their tentative alliance takes form, they're stressed from each side. A merciless Jao viceroy on one part, decided to drown all competition in blood; a reckless human resistance at the different, that is completely ready to shed it. additional to the combo is the truth that basically by way of adopting a few parts of human expertise and utilizing human sepoy troops can the haughty Jao wish to defeat the oncoming Ekhat assault - after which simply via combating the conflict in the sunlight itself.

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Download E-books Menschheit am Scheideweg (Perry Rhodan Silberbände, Band 80; Das Konzil, Band 7) PDF

English intro
Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technology fiction sequence released for the reason that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a house opera, facing all significant topics of technology fiction. Having bought over billion copies in pulp ebook structure world wide, it's the such a lot profitable technological know-how fiction booklet sequence ever written.
For additional info at the material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.

Deutsche Einführung
Perry Rhodan ist der Titelheld der gleichnamigen deutschen Science-Fiction-Serie, die seit dem eight. September 1961 ununterbrochen wöchentlich in shape von Heftromanen mit einer Druckauflage von etwa 80.000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run 160.000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Die Serie erscheint inzwischen – neben der ursprünglichen Heftromanform – unter anderem auch in shape von Hardcovern, Taschenbüchern sowie Hörspielen und Hörbüchern. Die erste Auflage der Heftserie erreichte am 17. April 2015 die Nummer 2800, die den Beginn des 39. Zyklus (Die Jenzeitigen Lande) markierte.
Die Handlung der Perry-Rhodan-Serie ist in so genannte Zyklen gegliedert. Diese stellen inhaltlich weitgehend abgeschlossene Handlungsabschnitte dar und umfassen meist 50 oder a hundred Heftromane.
Die Silberbände bilden die Hauptbuchreihe der Perry Rhodan-Serie. In den einzelnen Bänden sind mehrere überarbeitete Hefte der Perry Rhodan-Heftserie enthalten. Die Bücher bauen ebenso wie die Hefte aufeinander auf. Wegen ihrer silbernen Einbände werden sie als Silberbände bezeichnet.

Zyklus: eleven. Zyklus: Das Konzil
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler!): Perrypedia: PRHC80

Inhaltsangabe
Das Jahr 3460. Die Milchstraße steht unter der Herrschaft des technisch überlegenen Konzils der Sieben. Leticron, der oberste Helfershelfer der Invasoren, erstickt jeden Widerstand mit eiserner Faust. Die wenigen Menschen, die seinen Truppen entkommen konnte, haben sich in den Schutz einer Dunkelwolke geflüchtet. Da keimt unerwartet neue Hoffnung. Kroiterfahrn, der todkranke Angehörige des bislang unbekannten Konzilvolks Greikos, trifft in der Galaxis ein. Er glaubt, eine Insel des Friedens und des Wohlstands vorzufinden, geschaffen von der gütigen, gerechten Hand des Konzils. Wird es den Menschen gelingen, ihm die Augen für die Wahrheit zu öffnen? Erde und Mond treiben währenddessen nach der misslungenen Flucht durch den Hyperraum weiter im ›Mahlstrom der Sterne‹, einer unendlich weit entfernten quarter des Alls. Noch wärmt das Licht hunderter Atomsonnen die Urheimat der Menschen – doch Perry Rhodan weiß, dass er eine neue Sonne für sie finden muss. Rhodans einzige Hoffnung sind die erklärten Feinde der Terraner.

Enthaltene Originalromane (in der Reihenfolge des Buches):
• PR 675 Monumente der Macht
• PR 695 Die Unantastbaren
• PR 696 Botschafter des Friedens
• PR 697 Im Interesse der Menschheit
• PR 698 Meuterei auf der MEBRECCO
• PR 699 Terra unter fremder Sonne

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Download E-books Statesman (Bio of a Space Tyrant Book 5) PDF

THE TYRANT FALLS

This is the 5th within the sequence Bio of an area Tyrant, that includes the phases within the lifetime of desire Hubris, the tyrant of Jupiter, and his loved sister, Spirit.

Child of flame and terror, born and bred to violence, wish Hubris had governed the sun system’s strongest empire with a fierce, uncompromising ardour. His was once a white-hot flame of justice that scarred good friend and foe alike. but now he left Jupiter as an exile, his autocratic rule overthrown via the single individual he couldn't oppose. Deposed, disgraced, yet endlessly unbroken, the tyrant’s maximum hour was once nonetheless to return. for less than he may possibly shoulder the load of humanity’s boldest dream: to go away at the back of the confines of the sunlight process and trip outward to the stars.

The epic of desire Hubris involves a blazing climax!

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Download E-books Im Fluss der Flammen (Perry Rhodan NEO 95) PDF

Januar 2038: Seit einem halben Jahr steht die Erde unter der Herrschaft des Großen Imperiums. Die Arkoniden sind den Menschen technisch haushoch überlegen, offene uprising gegen sie wäre selbstmörderisch. Die Lage ist angespannt, weil viele Menschen heimlichen Widerstand leisten. Die wenigen Raumschiffe der Menschen sind geflüchtet. Die Besatzungsmitglieder verbergen sich in einem Sonnensystem in kosmischer Nähe.

Als die Arkoniden herausfinden, wo das Versteck der Raumflotte liegt, wittern sie ihre probability. Vor allem Chetzkel, der militärische Oberbefehlshaber der Arkoniden, möchte den Menschen eine harte Lehre erteilen. Er bricht mit einem Verband von Kampfraumschiffen auf, um die Rebellen auszulöschen...

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Download E-books Der Terraner / Graffiti (Perry Rhodan-Silberband) (German Edition) PDF

1980 bildete der Autor William Voltz in seinem PERRY RHODAN-Roman "Der Terraner" die Essenz der größten Science-Fiction-Serie der Welt ab: Die sogenannten Graffiti stellten Menschen der Erde ins Zentrum - mit all ihren Problemen und Schicksalen - und präsentierten zugleich einen positiven Blick in die Zukunft.

In der aktuellen Zeit hat sich an der grundlegenden Botschaft der PERRY RHODAN-Serie nichts geändert: Menschen sind Menschen - und die Unterschiede zwischen Nationen und sogenannten Rassen, zwischen Geschlechtern und Altersgruppen, zwischen Hautfarben und sexuellen Orientierungen, zwischen Religionen und Völkern verblassen, wenn guy die Erde "von außen" betrachtet. Nur gemeinsam und vereint hat die Menschheit eine probability, in der Zukunft zu überleben.

Die Sonderpublikation "Der Terraner / Graffiti" präsentiert die zehn Graffiti-Texte von William Voltz aus dem Jahr 1980. Ergänzt werden sie durch ausdrucksstarke Illustrationen der Berliner Künstlerin Marie Sann.

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Download E-books The Devil and Deep Space (Under Jurisdiction, Book 5) PDF

By Susan R. Matthews

Under Jurisdiction sequence, ebook 5

Andrej Koscuisko, the Ragnarok’s Ship's Inquisitor, goes domestic on depart. His send of project is engaging in education workouts, and whilst an observer station suddenly explodes –- killing the Ragnarok’s captain -– Pesadie education Command has to come back up with a canopy tale in a rush or possibility publicity of its black-market profiteering.

There is a comfortably noticeable rationalization: the Ragnarok did it on objective. All Pesadie wishes are a couple of confessions -- bought by means of judicial torture, which creates its personal fact. And a sour enemy from Andrej’s earliest days in Fleet has been anticipating simply such a chance to set a capture and bait it with the lives of individuals Andrej loves.

Andrej must struggle Fleet itself to convey the Ragnarok the one factor that could retailer the send and workforce from destruction –- a unmarried piece of facts with the capability to alter the process the heritage of Jurisdiction house without end.

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Download E-books Secret Harmonies (Stars, Book 2) PDF

By Paul J. McAuley

On Elysium, a colony of settlers is slowly increasing in the course of the annual arrival of a colony boat from Earth. clash among town of Port of lots and the outlying settlements starts off to construct whilst issues don't continue as deliberate on one touchdown Day; a split-perspective narrative provides observations from either inside of and out of doors the most civilisation because the proven lifestyle starts to collapse. Elysium's aboriginees shape the mysterious counterpoint to the human and AI politics chargeable for the civil war.

Originally released in 1989 by way of Gollancz.

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Download E-books Polity Agent: The Fourth Agent Cormac Novel PDF

The exciting fourth installment in Neal Asher’s Cormac series.

From 8 hundred years sooner or later, a runcible gate is opened into the Polity and people coming via it were despatched particularly to take the alien “Maker” again to its domestic civilization within the Small Magellanic Cloud. as soon as those refugees are correctly via, the gate itself is quickly close down—because whatever alien is pursuing them. The gate is then dumped right into a close by sun.

From these refugees who get via, Agent Ian Cormac learns that the Maker civilization has been destroyed via a pernicious virus often called the Jain expertise. This, in fact, increases questions: Why used to be Dragon, a major bioconstruct of the Makers, rather despatched to the Polity? Why did a Jain node by surprise prove within the fingers of somebody who may possibly do the main harm with it? in the meantime an entity referred to as the Legate is allotting pernicious Jain nodes . . . and a renegade assault send, The King of Hearts, has encountered anything very nasty open air the Polity itself.

The fourth access in Neal Asher’s Agent Cormac sequence, Polity Agent marks one other gripping and intriguing inspect the author’s titanic Polity universe.

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