Forge of God
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    The Forge of God | Greg Bear

    The Forge of God

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Greg Bear
    • Narrated By Stephen Bel Davies
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    On September 28th, a geologist working in Death Valley finds a mysterious new cinder cone in very well-mapped area. On October 1, the government of Australia announces the discovery of an enormous granite mountain. Like the cinder cone, it wasn't there six months ago.

    Something is happening to planet Earth, and the truth is too terrifying to contemplate

    Great Story, Wonderful Listening, But the Editor?

    I would absolutely recommend this book. Greg Bear does the best job of bringing hard science into speculative fiction of anyone I know. The story ne..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 14 2013 by George Knight (Brian Head, Utah United States)
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    Anvil of Stars: A Sequel to The Forge of God | Greg Bear

    Anvil of Stars: A Sequel to The Forge of God

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Greg Bear
    • Narrated By Stephen Bel Davies
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    The Forge of God described the destruction of Earth itself by self-replicating robots, Von Neumann machines designed to use the planet's mass to create more robotic creatures and spread throughout the Galaxy. Only a few humans have survived, aided by a mysterious alien race known only as “The Benefactors”, who arrived at Earth too late.

    Great story

    This book has some interesting ideas about technology and how advanced alien races would defend themselves. It ranks amongst the top ten SciFi books I..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 20 2012 by Rune (Aabyhoej, Denmark)