Geosynchron (Volume III of the Jump 225 Trilogy) [NOOK Book]

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The Defense and Wellness Council is enmeshed in full-scale civil war between Len Borda and the mysterious Magan Kai Lee. Quell has escaped from prison and is stirring up rebellion in the Islands with the aid of a brash young leader named Josiah. Jara and the apprentices of the Surina/Natch MultiReal Fiefcorp still find themselves fighting off legal attacks from their competitors and from Margaret Surina's unscrupulous heirs -- even though MultiReal has completely vanished. The quest for the truth will lead to the...
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Geosynchron (Volume III of the Jump 225 Trilogy)

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Overview

The Defense and Wellness Council is enmeshed in full-scale civil war between Len Borda and the mysterious Magan Kai Lee. Quell has escaped from prison and is stirring up rebellion in the Islands with the aid of a brash young leader named Josiah. Jara and the apprentices of the Surina/Natch MultiReal Fiefcorp still find themselves fighting off legal attacks from their competitors and from Margaret Surina's unscrupulous heirs -- even though MultiReal has completely vanished. The quest for the truth will lead to the edges of civilization, from the tumultuous society of the Pacific Islands to the lawless orbital colony of 49th Heaven; and through the deeps of time, from the hidden agenda of the Surina family to the real truth behind the Autonomous Revolt that devastated humanity hundreds of years ago. Meanwhile, Natch has awakened in a windowless prison with nothing but a haze of memory to clue him in as to how he got there. He's still receiving strange hallucinatory messages from Margaret Surina and the nature of reality is buckling all around him. When the smoke clears, Natch must make the ultimate decision -- whether to save a world that has scorned and discarded him, or to save the only person he has ever loved: himself.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591028550
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Series: Jump 225 Trilogy
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 673,394
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

David Louis Edelman is a science fiction novelist, blogger, and web programmer who lives outside of Washington, D.C. He was a finalist for the 2008 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His first novel, Infoquake, was named by Barnes & Noble’s Explorations as their Top SF Novel of 2006 and nominated for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel. In addition to writing novels, Dave has also programmed websites for the U.S. Army, the FBI, and Rolls-Royce; taught software to the U.S. Congress and the World Bank; written articles for The Washington Post and Baltimore Sun; and directed the marketing departments of biometric and e-commerce companies. He is married to Victoria Edelman.
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  • Posted February 1, 2010

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    The final Jump 225 is a great finish to a terrific technological science fiction thriller

    When MultiReal technology failed to provide anymore probability solutions to decision making, civil war explodes between Len Borda and Magan Kai Lee while rebellion mounts elsewhere as Quell has escaped incarceration and has found a willing ally Josiah. The human solar system looks to be on the verge of a second Autonomous Revolt; the last destroyed much of civilization centuries ago.

    While the proponents behind MultiReal struggle with the realism that their program is gone, they also deal with law suits. Suddenly, in the chaotic void appears MultiReal-D. It is the same as its predecessor except it can provide multiple time lines for up to 60 seconds; expanding probability mathematics to incredible degrees, bur may be too late as the legal suits expand and the hostilities grow while Natch is nowhere to be seen even as he receives desperate virtual pleas from Surina..

    The final Jump 225 is a great finish to a terrific technological science fiction thriller. Somehow David Louis Edelman paints his vision even darker and grittier than in the previous extremely dark and gritty tales (see Infoquake and MultiReal). A sort of cyberpunk modernizing of WarGames, Geosynchron is superb story as the complex myriad of subplots come together in Natch who must choose mankind who treated him like excrement or himself who is his only true love; MultiReal-D would predict bet your life on the latter as that is the overwhelming odds.

    Harriet Klausner

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