A thousand years from now, while Earth sleeps in virtual reality, three polities - the Confederated Worlds, the Unity, and the Progressive Republic - strive to connect the scattered, terraformed worlds of humankind by artificial wormholes. When they meet, they clash, in a decades-long struggle of arms embroiling the settled galaxy, in which dedication to duty liberates worlds - and oneself.
Two courtiers ask Keladon, retired battlemage and the king's bastard half brother, to impregnate the queen. His sense of duty to the kingdom sends him to her bedchamber. But he must do far more to stop a conspiracy of magic and murder threatening the kingdom's survival - and the woman he comes to love.
"Narration takes away from the story"
One man must stop a tyrant after giving him power over the human mind. Neuroscientist Clay Shieffer tried to ignore the police state growing under President Everton. When a mysterious hacker provides evidence, Clay faces the truth behind Everton's election and his own unwitting complicity in it. Running from Federal agents and the US Army, Clay must forge a rag-tag alliance to overthrow the president.
From tundra to desert, from prairies to rainforests, the trade routes of Ganelerdos converge at Sparrenfor, Enelarmos, Larpektis, and Torg-ra-Honne - the Merchant Cities. Fair exchange offers prosperity to the creative and industrious, whether human or elemental, and unearned riches to the ambitious and greedy.
"Not My Cup of Tea"
After New California's founder committed suicide, two men vied to rule the colony. Ashwin George, supported by the colony's elite, and Tián Quán, the Chinese company whose hyperdrive ships and intelligent robots dominated half the settled galaxy. Desmond Park, nanotechnology engineer, armed with a shrewd intellect, the loyalty of the colony's disaffected youth, and the most formidable weapon of all.
Tomas Neumann enlists to escape his widowed mother's strict religious household. Implanted skills ready him for combat against the Unity forces on New Liberty but leave him unprepared for scornful comrades, inept leaders, and interservice rivalries. Guerrilla resistance sparks a spiral of atrocities, wounding him in body and in spirit. To survive the war and pursue his destiny, Tomas must learn the toughest lesson of all.
He had a month to learn the planet's secrets - and Juliette's. His cover story: return to Elard to dismantle his sect's missionary work to the planet's natives. His true mission: investigate decades-old mysteries of love and death. His objective: return to Earth with his discovery - if he can.
Assigned to the halls of power, only Capt. Tomas Neumann can save the Confederated Worlds from the ultimate treachery. After bold action brings him the favor of the Confederated Worlds' new president, Tomas finds himself in an arena more dangerous than combat: Politics. Battling assassins, spies, and pervasive surveillance, Tomas discovers a shocking secret. A desperate mission takes him from luxurious temples to secret police brain-scanning chambers to prevent the destruction of the Confederated Worlds.
By the terms of the peace treaty, the citizens of the planet Arden will vote to stay in the Confederated Worlds or join the victorious Progressive Republic.
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