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The Colonel: A Tor.Com Original [NOOK Book]

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Colonel Keaton is in trouble. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race. He is presently tasked by his superiors with the threat assessment of hived human intelligences, one of which successfully attacks a compound under his watch. Now, one of the strongest hive minds in the world approaches Keaton with an offer that could completely change his ...

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The Colonel: A Tor.Com Original

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Overview


Colonel Keaton is in trouble. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race. He is presently tasked by his superiors with the threat assessment of hived human intelligences, one of which successfully attacks a compound under his watch. Now, one of the strongest hive minds in the world approaches Keaton with an offer that could completely change his world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466876477
  • Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
  • Publication date: 7/29/2014
  • Series: A Tor.Com Original
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 148,455
  • File size: 784 KB

Meet the Author


PETER WATTS — author of Blindsight, the so-called Rifters Trilogy, and an obscure video-game tie-in — is an ex-marine-biologist and convicted felon who seems especially popular among people who don't know him. At least, his awards generally hail from overseas except for a Hugo (won thanks to fan outrage over an altercation with Homeland Security) and a Jackson (won thanks to fan sympathy over nearly dying from flesh-eating disease). Blindsight somehow ended up as a core text for university courses ranging from Philosophy to Neuropsychology, despite an unhealthy focus on space vampires. Watts's work is available in 18 languages.

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