Brian Stableford's Rhapsody in Black (Hooded Swan, Book 2) PDF

By Brian Stableford

Within the tradition of the galaxy, the Star-Pilots of the starships that hyperlink the cosmos jointly became the good heroes of the day. Grainger, who has turn into a legend in his personal lifetime, is drafted to fly the prototype (the Hooded Swan) of a brand new send that may revolutionize area trip. The individuals of the ultra-ascetic Church of the specific gift have colonized a few marginal worlds to exclude themselves from galactic society. On Rhapsody, church contributors lead a totally subterranean life. Even closed societies have their rebels, even though, so whilst a big medical discovery emerges from the caves of the darkish planet, every thing there falls aside. If Grainger can safe a percentage within the coming bonanza, he may perhaps purchase again his freedom from Titus Charlot. ahead of he can do this, even if, he has to discover a way of simply staying alive…

Show description

Read Online or Download Rhapsody in Black (Hooded Swan, Book 2) PDF

Best space opera books

Read e-book online Der Oxydkrieg (Perry Rhodan Neo, Band 103; Die Methans, Band PDF

English intro
Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technology fiction sequence released considering the fact that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a house opera, facing all significant subject matters of technology fiction. Having bought over billion copies in pulp ebook layout world wide, it's the so much profitable technology fiction ebook sequence ever written.
Perry Rhodan Neo is a reboot of the storyline beginning within the 12 months 2036 rather than 1971.
For additional info at the material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.

Deutsche Einführung
Perry Rhodan ist der Titelheld der gleichnamigen deutschen Science-Fiction-Serie, die seit dem eight. September 1961 ununterbrochen wöchentlich in shape von Heftromanen mit einer Druckauflage von etwa eighty. 000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run a hundred and sixty. 000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Am 30. September 2011 startete parallel zur alten Serie eine Neufassung additionally Perry Rhodan Neo, mit dem Untertitel „Die Zukunft beginnt von vorn“. In dieser landet Perry Rhodan erst im Jahr 2036 auf dem Mond. Die Serie erscheint zweiwöchentlich und ist nach drei Staffeln mit je acht Taschenheften ab Heft 25 in Staffeln mit jeweils zwölf Romanen gegliedert.
Während die Perry-Rhodan-Heftromanserie von den geopolitischen Begebenheiten der realen Welt Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ausging und die Handlung in einer nahen Zukunft beginnen ließ, geht Perry Rhodan Neo 50 Jahre später von der realen Welt des frühen 21. Jahrhunderts aus und beginnt ebenfalls in einer nahen Zukunft. So fliegt Perry Rhodan nicht im Jahre 1971 zum Mond, sondern erst 2036. Die Handlung nimmt somit aufgrund der geänderten Ausgangslage einen alternativen Verlauf. Die klassischen rationale der Serie werden ebenfalls in eine nahe Zukunft verlagert und entsprechend interpretiert. Es werden neue Figuren eingeführt und bekannte Figuren in einem neuen Licht gezeigt.
Die Serie ist somit nicht kanonisch in Bezug auf das klassische Perryversum. Nach der Aussage Klaus N. Fricks auf dem five. Weltcon 2011 in Mannheim wird es auch keine Überschneidungen oder Referenzen zwischen den Serien wie zu den Atlan-Serien geben. Perry Rhodan und Perry Rhodan Neo bilden jeweils einen „eigenen Kosmos“.

Zyklus: 10. Zyklus: Die Methans
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler! ): Perrypedia: PRN103

Wichtig: Um alle diesem Zyklus zugehörigen Hefte auf einmal herunterzuladen, bitte auf den Collections-Link in der Seitenleiste klicken und dann weiter in der Sammlung den . zip hyperlink klicken.

Read e-book online The Mote in God's Eye (CoDominium; Moties, Book 1) PDF

Again in 1974, the SFBC dubbed The Mote In God's Eye "a sleek masterpiece to rank with Dune and Stranger in a wierd Land… essentially the most fascinating, suspenseful and literate technological know-how fiction novels of the previous decade. " And as space-opera spectacle, it has withstood the try of time—a precise unique, as shrewdpermanent because it is creative.

Get Dragon Harper (The Dragonriders of Pern) PDF

For hundreds of thousands of readers internationally, the identify Pern is magical, conjuring up grand vistas of a far off planet whose blue skies are patrolled through courageous dragons and their noble riders, a paradise threatened via the periodic fall of lethal Thread. yet no longer all risks descend from the skies. Now, of their 3rd collaboration, Anne McCaffrey and her son, Todd McCaffrey, spin a story of a mysterious ailment which could reach doing what centuries of Threadfall couldn't: kill each final human on Pern.

Download e-book for iPad: The New Essential Guide to Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis

Become aware of who’s who and what’s what within the famous person Wars universe with this fantastically illustrated guide–now in complete colour for the 1st time. by way of extraterrestrial life-forms, there’s extra to technological know-how fiction’s most famed galaxy than simply Jawas, Wookiees, Ewoks, and Hutts. From the skylanes of Coruscant to the worlds of the Outer Rim, an untold variety of species populate these planets a ways, distant.

Extra resources for Rhapsody in Black (Hooded Swan, Book 2)

Sample text

It was the first piece of Galactic technology he had encountered and it met all the criteria for good science fiction. On the other hand, the first thing it did was get a fact wrong. "The President signed emergency reactivation papers on all members of the GalTech conference with prior service at seven twenty-three am this morning. " The NCO's stone-hard face tracked to the general like an armored turret. " The general shrugged. "I guess somebody figured better safe than sorry. " Mike scratched his chin and looked at the ceiling, taking note of the black domes of security cameras.

Good point," Horner admitted. "But firing from the hip is only a short-range answer. " "Yes, and that's the point. " Mike cocked an eyebrow. "I had actually gotten that far myself," Horner noted. He gifted Mike with another cold smile and folded his hands in his lap. He had tired of complaints, it was time for ideas. O'Neal nodded and reopened the briefing packet. "To stop them will require infantry. We can degrade them with artillery; air is out; we might be able to come up with a wonder tank, but if it's too big the production end will kill us.

Not necessarily," interjected Mike. He flipped to another page of the briefing packet. "Think of it this way. The Posleen fight in phalanx, right? " The general's eyes narrowed as he watched Mike, working through the logic. "And they basically can't be routed. " Mike scratched his chin in thought. "The Galactics never have been able to," Horner pointed out. The possibility that humans might be able to was inherent in the correction. " Mike shook his head at the thought, tapping his cheek and scratching the slight stubble already arising.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.43 of 5 – based on 7 votes