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In shock and grief the last remnants of the human race watched from space as the holocaust of war raged across the face of the Earth. Now the future rested in the hands of three fragile space colonies:
Aguinaldo-The Philippine L-5 colony whose brilliant biochemist engineered a limitless supply of food.
Kibalchich-The Soviet space exploration platform that harbors a deadly ...
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Overview

In shock and grief the last remnants of the human race watched from space as the holocaust of war raged across the face of the Earth. Now the future rested in the hands of three fragile space colonies:
Aguinaldo-The Philippine L-5 colony whose brilliant biochemist engineered a limitless supply of food.
Kibalchich-The Soviet space exploration platform that harbors a deadly secret.
Orbitech 1-The American space factory whose superstrong weavewire could be a lifeline to link the colonies-or a cutting-edge weapon of destruction.

As allies, they could unite to rebuild a better world. As enemies, they could destroy mankind's last hope for survival.

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When nuclear war finally destroys the Earth, three space colonies from different nations find themselves representing humanity's last chance for survival. Fanatics, autocrats, scientists, and peacemakers wage their own battle of wills in the isolation of space in this well-written first novel. For large sf collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781614752516
  • Publisher: WordFire Press
  • Publication date: 11/8/2014
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin J. Anderson
Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than one hundred books, 47 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has over 21 million books in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, the SFX Reader's Choice Award, the American Physics Society's Forum Award, and New York Times Notable Book. By any measure, he is one of the most popular writers currently working in the science fiction genre.

Colonel Doug Beason, USAF (ret), is the author of 14 books, eight with collaborator Kevin J. Anderson, including Ignition (bought by Universal studios), Nebula nominee Assemblers of Infinity, and Ill Wind (optioned by Fox Studios). His solo novels are Return to Honor, Assault on Alpha Base, and Strike Eagle. His latest nonfiction book is The E-Bomb: How America's New Directed Energy Weapons Will Change the Way Wars Will Be Fought. Colonel Beason's short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies as diverse as Analog and Amazing Stories, to Physical Review Letters and The Wall Street Journal. A Fellow of the American Physical Society and Ph.D. physicist, Doug has worked on the White House staff for the President's Science Advisor, was the Associate Laboratory Director at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he was responsible for reducing the global threat of weapons of mass destruction, and was recently Chief Scientist for Air Force Space Command. On active duty for 24 years, Colonel Beason's last assignment was as the Commander of the Phillips Research Site, where he was responsible for the facilities and personnel conducting research on directed-energy weapons and space vehicles in three theaters world-wide. He is currently Senior Vice President for Special Programs at Universities Space Research Association and is at work on several novels. DougBeason.com

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