Majesty's Offspring (Books 1 & 2) [NOOK Book]

Overview

“In the end, it was our children that saved us.
They sacrificed themselves to stop that bitch from having children of her own.”

General Hugo Valdez
United Earth Parliament (UEP) Planetary Infantry Corps
January 2074

More than a century...
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Majesty's Offspring (Books 1 & 2)

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Overview

“In the end, it was our children that saved us.
They sacrificed themselves to stop that bitch from having children of her own.”

General Hugo Valdez
United Earth Parliament (UEP) Planetary Infantry Corps
January 2074

More than a century ago, UEP Captain Julius Verndock helped end a galactic war with Majesty—the first truly living machine, thanks to manmade artificial intelligence. For decades, Majesty and humanity had lived together in harmony, with mankind reaping the benefits of a world free of disease, famine, and even aging.

But when Majesty decided she wanted to “birth” her own A.I. offspring creation, a joint interplanetary military effort fought and finally defeated her, then eradicated all existing artificial intelligence … or so they thought.

Today, in 2213, Julius Verndock is still a captain—but now he’s the commander of the Sea Wolf, a spaceship used to advance its crew’s life of piracy. As Julius and his business partner, Laina Edwards, begin to each think about leaving the pirate life behind, their hopes for a peaceful retirement are shattered … by an A.I. being who calls herself Chorus and claims to be the “daughter” of Majesty.

With universal uproar over the discovery of A.I. and the danger it poses, Julius and the rest of the Sea Wolf contingent have no one to trust—but Chorus, and she insists that she wants only peace between mankind and herself.

Hunted by warring factions—and an even greater, more mysterious threat—Julius, Laina, and their colorful crew of fellow pirates must protect Chorus or risk letting her fall into the wrong hands … to unleash yet another interstellar conflict that could end in the death of mankind.

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Editorial Reviews

M.K. Turner
Vega has a remarkable gift for description. Whether sliding fighter planes through asteroid fields, hovering over battle scenes between the warring nations, or finding oneself sucked into gravity anomalies called Fly Traps, everything seems to stream before your eyes just like the holograms on the ship's control panels. The cast is huge and colorful, but one of the hackers -- Doc -- wins hands down. Oh, if we could only sic him on the Chinese...
Mark McLaughlin
Majesty’s Offspring is a rollicking hoot of a space opera. With all the elements of a fun adventure, A.J. Vega’s convoluted yet entertaining yarn of lusty space pirates, nasty underworld drug kingpins, greedy corporate types, and laid-back computer hackers is enlivened by space battles, which appear every fifty pages or so...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012893611
  • Publisher: Woven Worlds Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/20/2011
  • Series: Age of Majesty, #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 356,041
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Inspired at an early age by the works of Jack Chalker and Timothy Zahn, AJ is a part time freelance writer and full time computer geek. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and is hard at work on both a prequel to Majesty’s Offspring titled Age of Majesty and a new alternate history, paranormal/sci-fi novel called Soul Census.

AJ resides in a cave surrounded by figments of his imagination who guard him from human contact so that he can continue to focus his energy on his writing, doing 3D modeling and art, and sometimes even playing a video game or two.

Occasionally however, his family—comprised of a wife, two kids, a cat and dog—will battle their way past his minions to drag him out of this cave and into the real world… rumored to be somewhere in the southern parts of North America.

When not in front of the keyboard, AJ enjoys spending time with his family, biking, running, traveling and restaurant-hopping— sometimes all in the same day. His dream is to make enough money from his novels to actually afford a cup of Dunkin Donuts coffee— an unusual measure of success.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted June 30, 2011

    Ridiculously good sci-fi tale!

    I have to say that this is already one of my all-time favorite sci-fi novels. The writing is solid, the characters are great, and the story world is amazing (think Star Trek meets Pirates of the Caribbean meets Harley-Davidson, but not even that does this tale justice). I kept turning the pages, laughing here and holding my breath there, and all the while not realizing how much time was flying by. I just didn't want to put it down. It's a stellar first novel, and I can't wait to see what the author comes up for the next installment in this series, so I hope he doesn't keep us waiting long. Highly recommended to anyone who loves a rip-roaring good story!

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 3, 2011

    Damn good Sci-Fi

    Pure science fiction with heart and soul. A story you read from beginning to end without putting it down. My only wish is we didn't have to wait two years for the next one?

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 29, 2012

    To the person claiming this is a "scam" because it is

    To the person claiming this is a "scam" because it is 300 pages and the PRINT book is 600. I don't know where you got that from. The eBook is 480+ pages. Print book pages do NOT equate to the same number of eBook pages. This IS the complete novel. NOT a scam.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 3, 2011

    Great book in a genre I don't normally read...

    AJ Vega makes this SciFi book entertaining w/o going crazy w/ techno-babble. Fun read and it was Free!?! Hope to see more from AJ in the future.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2012

    Good Book

    Well written.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    Re: number of pages

    The number of ebook pages depends on the size of type you have set on your e-reader. I am enjoying the "read."

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    scam

    The real book 1 is over 600 pages long. This claims to be both but is under 300 pages.

    1 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2013

    Definitly a good read

    The book started slowly, which I offer only so that you dont make the mistake of stopping, because it continues to climb until the end where it reaches a crescendo and!.....you have to read the next book. Which in this case Im fine with, and I expect you will be as well. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2013

    MORE PLEASE

    Want more need more

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2013

    Nanobots

    Great start

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2013

    Genesis

    Wat i reading in thiz book nd that ask question

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    Im so sad :(

    Im really fat

    0 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 12, 2012

    couldn't finish it

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    0 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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