The Dance of Time

The Dance of Time

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by Eric Flint, David Drake
     
 

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Battle Across Time!
Belasarius Apotheosis!

Steamboats that launch Greek fire; telegraph lines connecting the battlefront on the Indus to ancient Constantinople, Byzantine palace plots aided by wireless devices: General Belasarius and his battle-hardened troops must advance quickly through the history of technology to stave off a coming age of ultimate…  See more details below

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Battle Across Time!
Belasarius Apotheosis!

Steamboats that launch Greek fire; telegraph lines connecting the battlefront on the Indus to ancient Constantinople, Byzantine palace plots aided by wireless devices: General Belasarius and his battle-hardened troops must advance quickly through the history of technology to stave off a coming age of ultimate darkness. And now — the epic final battle that will either give birth to or destroy Aide, Belasarius's doughty crystalline advisor and humanity's loyal friend!

The latest entry in New York Times best-seller Eric Flint and military SF master David Drake's ground-breaking "Belasarius" series.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148474845
Publisher:
Baen Books
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Series:
Belisarius Saga , #6
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
828,598
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Eric Flint is the author of the New York Times best seller 1634: The Galileo Affair (with Andrew Dennis)—a novel in his top-selling "Ring of  Fire" alternate  history series. His first novel for Baen, Mother of Demons, was picked by Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. His 1632, which launched the ring of Fire series, won widespread critical praise, as from Publishers Weekly, which called him "an SF author of particular note, one who can entertain and edify in equal, and major measure." A longtime labor union activist with a master's degree in history, he currently resides in northwest Indiana with his wife Lucille.

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The Dance of Time (Belisarius Series #6) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Though they have suffered a setback, the Malwa Empire of India led by a human-computer with the mind of a demon from the future regroups to plan a new attack on the Byzantine Empire in order to change the future so that the 'New Gods' will rule. General Belisarius leads the forces opposed to the Malwa scheme. He too has an entity from the future to guide him, but that being will not direct him so Belisarius must make life and death decisions he also has the armies of the known world behind him. --- The Malwa know that if they can eliminate Belisarius, the opposition will crumble as he has become the rallying cry as well as the prime strategist. Assassins try, but fail. Meanwhile Belisarus prepares for the final confrontation that will decide humanity¿s fate as slaves to the New Gods of Malwa or remaining the prime species on the planet. --- The climax to the six-book Belisarius legacy is a terific military alternate history thriller. As always in this series, the action is non-stopped yet faster than the speed of light. Fans of the previous novels will immensely enjoy the finale while pondering what if historical questions newcomers should start at the beginning to taste the full flavor of this epic saga. Accolades will go out to Eric Flint and David Drake for this excellent science fiction rendition of the renowned sixth-century General Belisarius, who comes off the history pages during the reign of Justinian, to try to save the world. --- Harriet Klausner