Prophet (Penelope Bailey Series #3)

Prophet (Penelope Bailey Series #3)

by Mike Resnick
     
 

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Great forces are abroad in the galaxy. The religious zealot known as The Anointed One has a million fanatical followers ready to die for him. The Gravedancer, a killer without peer, is hunting for the mysterious woman known only as The Prophet, a woman who is rumored to be more powerful than the Anointed One's entire army. The Silicon Kid, his reactions enhanced

Overview

Great forces are abroad in the galaxy. The religious zealot known as The Anointed One has a million fanatical followers ready to die for him. The Gravedancer, a killer without peer, is hunting for the mysterious woman known only as The Prophet, a woman who is rumored to be more powerful than the Anointed One's entire army. The Silicon Kid, his reactions enhanced by implanted chips, is ready to hire out to the highest bidder - and betray his employers on a moment's notice. . Mankind's beleaguered government is wheeling and dealing, doing everything it can to stay afloat.

Before the crisis is over, every one of these larger-than-life characters will have played a part, knowingly or unknowingly, in setting up the event that will decide future of the human race - the final confrontation of mankind's two greatest antagonists, Penelope Bailey and the Iceman...

Editorial Reviews

Science Fiction Chronicle
Rousing...bigger than life...full of fascinating characters and dramatic encounters...Up to Resnick's usual high standards.
Foxfax
"A truly satisfying ending to the series...Prophet is the best book of the lot."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780441683291
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
05/03/1993
Series:
Penelope Bailey Series , #3
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Mike Resnick is the author of more than 40 science fiction novels, including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Amulet of Power, Santiago, and Return to Santiago. He is the editor of This Is My Funniest and has won five Hugo Awards and the Nebula Award. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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