The story line tells the origins of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood and its breeding program, the human-computer Mentats, and the Navigators (the Spacing Guild), as well as a crucial battle for the future of the human race, in which reason faces off against fanaticism. These events have far-reaching consequences that will set the stage for Dune, millennia later.
"Amazing conclusion to the Great Schools of Dune"
Years ago, an ancient Phoenician statue, known as the Navigator, was stolen from the Baghdad Museum, and there are men who would do anything to get their hands on it. Their first victim is a crooked antiquities dealer, murdered in cold blood. Their second, very nearly, is a UN investigator who, were it not for the timely assistance of Austin and Zavala, would now be at the bottom of a watery grave.
"Another great NUMA adventure"
A freak landslide at a remote mine site uncovers a strange machine to Barry's group of paleontology students. Wary of corrupt school officials, his team takes the machine home to study it in secret, reaching only one realistic - and unbelievable - conclusion: It was designed to bridge the time-space continuum. It's a time machine.
Acclaimed classics scholar Edith Hall's Introducing the Ancient Greeks is the first book to offer a synthesis of the entire ancient Greek experience, from the rise of the Mycenaean kingdoms of the sixteenth century BC to the final victory of Christianity over paganism in AD 391. Each of the ten chapters visits a different Greek community at a different moment during the twenty centuries of ancient Greek history.
One day the world around Owen shifts oddly: time flows backwards, and the world and family he knew disappear. Time can only be set right when the Resisters vanquish their ancient enemies, the Harsh. Unless they are stopped, everything Owen knows will vanish as if it had never been. And Owen discovers he has a terrifying role to play in this battle: he is the Navigator.
Each day, over 150,000 people around the world receive their doses of the word from Brian Hardin, vision and voice of the Daily Audio Bible. Now Brian's distinct, emotive tone delivers the message of his heart in his latest book, Reframe. His words come to life as he describes God's incredible love for his people and as he challenges listeners to consider their next steps in light of this truth.
"This Book is a Gift. It is Enjoyable. It is Real and Resonate"
Years ago, an ancient Phoenician statue known as the Navigator was stolen from the Baghdad Museum, and there are men who would do anything to get their hands on it. Their first victim is a crooked antiquities dealer, murdered in cold blood. Their second very nearly is a UN investigator who, were it not for the timely assistance of Austin and Zavala, would now be at the bottom of a watery grave. What's so special about this statue? Austin wonders. The search for answers will take the NUMA team on an astonishing odyssey.
"another great in the NUMA series"
Years ago, an ancient Phoenician statue known as the Navigator was stolen from the Baghdad museum, and there are men who would do anything to get their hands on it. Their first victim is a crooked antiquities dealer, murdered in cold blood. Their second, very nearly, is a UN investigator who, were it not for the timely assistance of Kurt Austin and Zavala, would now be at the bottom of a watery grave. What's so special about this statue? Austin wonders. The search for answers will take the NUMA team on an astonishing odyssey through time and space....
"Good break into the Numa Files"
On the darkest night of 1945, a 20-year-old B-24 navigator assists in the liberation of a German concentration camp. His haunting trauma is prologue to destiny. Flash forward to present-day Manhattan. Warren Hunter, reigning master of the financial universe, is poised to close the world’s first trillion dollar deal. Coincidences are not what they seem as the past collides with the present in a way that will change lives forever.
"Intriguing story with lots of twist and turns"
From the beginning, it was clear that Ralph Nutter was an exceptional navigator. Rapid promotion followed when he was assigned as Maj. Gen. Curtis the Eagle LeMay's personal navigator. Later, he was picked by Maj. Gen. Haywood Possum Hansell, the 20th Air Force Commander, to be his personal navigator. The author's vivid recollections of those halcyon years make for exciting, informative listening.
"Nutter writes with candor and clarity"
Cati, the bold Watcher readers met in The Navigator, returns from the shadows of time to summon Owen and Dr. Diamond, for time is literally running out. The moon is coming closer to the earth, causing havoc with weather, tides, and other natural cycles; people fear the world will end. To discover what's gone wrong, Cati, Owen, and the Doctor must take an astonishing journey to the City of Time, where time is bought and sold. There, Owen begins to understand his great responsibility and power as the Navigator.
In City of Time, Owen killed the Harsh king, and now the Harsh are hungry for revenge. Their massive fleet is ready to set sail on the sea of time and hunt down the wily Navigator. In this third and final adventure, the Navigator and his friends use every last ounce of bravery and endurance to fight the toughest battle ever. As Owen searches for a solution, he travels through time to meet his father and grandfather, and discovers that the mysterious Frost Child holds the key to the power of the Harsh.
This is a small story about granddad's experience using the sat navigation system.
De licencias y obsesiones borgeanas se impregna este primer libro de relatos de asombrosa destreza verbal e imaginativa y, a juzgar por estas páginas, partidario de un estilo literario y de creaciones meta literarias.
Alaska Saedelaere stößt mit dem Kosmokratenraumschiff LEUCHTKRAFT ins Reich der Harmonie vor, um dessen Kommandantin Samburi Yura zu befreien. Bei der ersten Begegnung mit der Herzogin kommt es allerdings zu Missverständnissen, und Saedelaere bleibt mit dem Zwergandroiden Eroin Blitzer im Palast der Harmonie unter Beobachtung.
Fate sweeps Amian from the ruins of a devastated space station to the halls of the Dreaming Tower, a bizarre orphanage where the children have been expecting her. But Amian doesn't remember who she used to be, and she doesn't know anything about the darkness said to follow her across the universe. Her dreams are haunted by the Seeker, a formless being bent on finding her. A mysterious boy with an affinity for white spiders conspires to lure her away...
When the lights go out, do the spooks come in? Afraid to fall asleep? Author Billy Bonsangue offers a fresh and unique approach to conquering the fears of nervous nappers. Perfect for bedtime, naptime, or anytime at all, The Nightmare Navigator, When Shadows Lurk, guides restless dreamers through some quick and easy steps to help minimize screaming and maximize dreaming.
"Great childrens book!!!"