By Dan Simmons
At the global known as Hyperion, past the legislation of the Hegemony of guy, there waits the creature referred to as the Shrike. There are those that worship it. There are those that worry it. And there are those that have vowed to break it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, the place large, brooding constructions flow backward via time, the Shrike waits for them all. On the eve of Armageddon, with the whole galaxy at warfare, seven pilgrims set forth on a last voyage to Hyperion looking the solutions to the unsolved riddles in their lives. Each contains a determined hope--and a negative secret. And one may perhaps carry the destiny of humanity in his hands.
By Sonny Whitelaw, Jennifer Fallon
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A sew in time... while a Stargate malfunction throws Colonel Cameron Mitchell, Dr. Daniel Jackson, Colonel Sam Carter and Teal'c again in time, they just have mins to reside.
By Gene Wolfe
The 2 novels mixed during this omnibus (Caldé of the lengthy sunlight and Exodus from the lengthy sunlight) include the second one half Gene Wolfe's lengthy novel, The booklet of the lengthy solar.
By Murray Leinster
Very like the lepers of precedent days, the population of the planet Dara were troubled by way of a dangerous epidemic and avoided by means of their associates. just one man's ethical code compels him to interfere and support keep this otherwise-doomed race. Will the brave Calhoun be capable to be successful?
By Octavia E. Butler
Doro is an entity who adjustments our bodies like outfits, killing his hosts via reflex -- or layout. He fears nobody -- until eventually he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can take up bullets and heal with a kiss...and savage a person who threatens these she loves. She fears not anyone -- till she meets Doro. From African jungles to the colonies of the United States, Doro and Anyanwu weave jointly a development of future that now not even immortals can think.
By Robert A. Heinlein
All-new advent by means of Mark Van identify. vintage Robert A. Heinlein novels in a single quantity: <i >The guy Who bought the Moon</i> and <i >Orphans of the Sky.</i> trips into area, one taking people to house come what may, the opposite the vintage first-time story of a new release vessel with passengers who do not understand they're in a spaceship.
Two vintage Robert A. Heinlein novels in a single quantity, with an all-new advent through Mark L. Van identify, writer of the Jon and Lobo army SF series.
The guy Who offered the Moon: D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of house for all mankind. the tactic? Anything that works. might be, in reality, Harriman is going too far. yet he'll provide us the stars…
Orphans of the Sky: Hugh have been taught that, in line with the traditional sacred writings, the send used to be on a voyage to far off Centaurus. yet he additionally understood that this has to be allegory for a voyage to non secular perfection. in spite of everything, the genuine global used to be merely steel corridors and not anything else, right? after which Hugh starts to suspect the reality. . .
all-time classics from seven-time Hugo winner and Dean of technology Fiction, Robert A. Heinlein.
About Robert A. Heinlein:
“Not basically America's best author of speculative fiction, however the maximum author of such fiction within the world.” –Stephen King.
“One of the grand masters of technology fiction.” –Wall road Journal
By Martha Wells
Each year, the Wheel of the endless needs to be painstakingly remade to make sure peace and concord. and each hundred years, the Wheel and the area turn into one. yet now a black hurricane ravages the gorgeous mandala, and a girl with a shadowy earlier -- an exile, assassin, and traitor -- has been summoned again to place the realm correct. For if Maskelle and the swordsman Rian can't cease the Wheel's accelerating disintegration -- then all that's what and may be...will finish.
By L. E. Modesitt Jr.
After 10000 years in exile, the cyber-warriors go back of their fleet of spaceships to the planet that confounded them: Earth.
By David Mack
On the earth, Federation President Nanietta Bacco gathers allies and adversaries to shape a determined final defensive line opposed to an imminent Borg invasion. In deep house, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Captain Ezri Dax sign up for jointly to chop off the Collective's path to the Alpha Quadrant.
part a galaxy away, Captain William Riker and the group of the Starship Titan have made touch with the reclusive Caeliar -- survivors of a stellar cataclysm that, 200 years in the past, drove fissures throughout the constitution of house and time, making a loop of inevitability and consigning one other captain and group to a purgatory from which they can by no means get away.
Now the supremely complex Caeliar will brook no additional intrusion upon their isolation, or opposed to the sanctity in their nice Work....For the small, finite lives of mere mortals hold little weight within the calculations of gods.
yet even gods may perhaps come to appreciate that they underestimate people at their peril.
By Doris Lessing
From Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, the 5th and ultimate instalment within the visionary novel cycle 'Canopus in Argos: Archives'. 'The Sentimental brokers …' is determined within the declining Volyen Empire because the empires of Sirius and Shammat compete to weigh down it with rhetoric and fake sentiment. The Canopean Empire deploys covert brokers to aid the Volyens withstand. yet this kind of brokers, Incent, succumbs to 'Undulant Rhetoric', and Agent Klorathy needs to visit Volyen to assist him see during the empty phrases that experience beguiled him. once again making use of alien races to spot human failings, Lessing makes use of social and political satire to teach how we misuse speech (and speeches) and delude ourselves with self-aggrandizing notions in regards to the primacy of emotion. Her well known perception into human behaviour is going hand in hand the following with a vein of humour that sees her writing within the culture of Voltaire and quick.