Forge of God

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 547 ratings

The Forge of God Publisher's Summary

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.

©1987 Greg Bear (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Forge of God

    • By: Greg Bear
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 349
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 323

    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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story, Wonderful Listening, But the Editor?

    • By George Knight on 07-14-13

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 2

    • Anvil of Stars

    • A Sequel to The Forge of God
    • By: Greg Bear
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
    • Length: 20 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Rune on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $29.95