By Steve Alten
Del autor de El testamento maya, llega los angeles segunda parte de los angeles Trilogía maya
Hace quinientos años, el Popol Vuh de los mayas profetizó el nacimiento de unos poderosos hermanos gemelos: los hijos de Michael Gabriel. Jacob, de cabellos blancos y ojos azules oscuros, dotado de cualidades inhumanas stories como una gran capacidad psíquica, una inteligencia especial y una visión profunda del cosmos, que sabe desde el momento de nacer que su destino va más lejos. Su hermano Immanuel, de cabello oscuro, rechaza su vocación genética y desea llevar una vida basic. Pero sólo l. a. combinación de los poderes de ambos podrá resucitar al salvador, su padre, y librar a l. a. especie humana de toda una eternidad repitiendo su propia autodestrucción. Existe un gran tercer poder sobre los angeles tierra, nacido el mismo día que los gemelos. Sometida al lado más amargo de los angeles existencia y dotada de un poder especial, los angeles bella y esquizofrénica Lilith, que viajará a través de un camino más oscuro que conduce a Xibalba, l. a. versión maya del infierno. Se librará una épica batalla del bien contra el mal… y se revelará el destino ultimate de los angeles raza humana.
By John Varley
A technology fiction epic from "the most sensible author in America" (Tom Clancy)—Hugo and Nebula award-winning writer John Varley.
Fleeing Earth after an alien invasion, the human race stands at the threshold of evolution. Their new house is Luna, a moon colony blessed with creature comforts, lengthy lifespans, electronic thoughts, and immediate intercourse changes.
however the humans of Luna are bored, stressed, suicidal—and so is the pc that displays their existence...
By Rodney Hartman
Wizard scouts are the elite, deep-recon forces of the Intergalactic Empire. they're a mixture of expertise and magic like abilities.
Richard has been given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn into this kind of mythical infantrymen. All he has to do is make it during the Wizard Scout Academy. yet with a TAC officer who hates his guts, will he also be allowed to graduate. To make concerns worse, the Empire has been attacked and shortly unearths itself in an incredible conflict. With heavy losses within the wizard scout corps, even the Academy cadets are beginning to glance sturdy to the Empire's excessive Command.
Just while Richard thinks issues can't get any worse, he's without warning despatched through 'the One' to assist a stunning elf priestess struggle a demon and its military of undead. Wizard scouts could be the better of the easiest, yet Richard remains to be a cadet in education. Will his abilities and know-how be sufficient to beat dragons, demons, trolls, ghouls, and diverse undead from his worst nightmare? With in basic terms the help of his conflict laptop, Nickelo, and the magic of an elf priestess, will his wizard scout skills be adequate to show the tide?
With the destiny of 2 galaxies driving within the stability, Richard is honor guaranteed to do his top inspite of the chances. The query is, will his top be sturdy enough?
By Harry Turtledove
An explosion of incalculable value in Yellowstone Park propelled lava and ash around the panorama and into the ambience, perpetually changing the weather of the full continent. not anything grows from the contaminated soil. Stalled and stilled machines functionality in basic terms as statuary.
People were scraping through at the extra nutrients and items produced earlier than the eruption. yet offers are operating low. normal assets are dwindling. and previous police officer Colin Ferguson is aware that point is working out for his family?"and for humanity....
By James S. A. Corey
Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck--writing as James S. A. Corey--make their Star Wars debut during this brand-new epic experience that includes Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia Organa. The motion starts off after the destruction of the demise big name in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.
When the Empire threatens the galaxy's new desire, will Han, Luke, and Leia develop into its final chance?
When the venture is to extract a high-level insurgent secret agent from the very center of the Empire, Leia Organa is aware the easiest guy for the task is Han Solo--something the princess and the smuggler can ultimately agree on. in spite of everything, for a man who broke into an Imperial cellphone block and helped ruin the demise famous person, the project sounds uncomplicated enough.
But whilst Han locates the brash insurgent agent, Scarlet Hark, she’s decided to stick in the back of enemy strains. A pirate plans to promote a cache of stolen secrets and techniques that the Empire might ruin complete worlds to protect—including the planet the place Leia is presently assembly with insurgent sympathizers. Scarlet desires to tune down the thief and thieve the bounty herself, and Han has no selection yet to head alongside if he’s to maintain everybody concerned from getting themselves killed. From teeming urban streets to a deadly jungle to a trap-filled alien temple, Han, Chewbacca, Leia, and their bold new comrade confront one ambush, double move, and firestorm after one other as they struggle to maintain the most important intel out of Imperial hands.
But inspite of the crack aid of Luke Skywalker’s x-wing squadron, the Alliance heroes should be hopelessly outgunned of their ultimate conflict for the top of stakes: the ability to disencumber the galaxy from tyranny or make sure the Empire’s reign of darkness endlessly.
By Greg Egan
The Age of demise ended numerous millennia in the past. now not stressed via restricted lifespans, the immortal people who populate inhabited area now have the posh to shuttle immense distances without problems and to tinker with the complex mechanics of spacetime. yet one such scan in quantum physics has had a catastrophic and unanticipated outcome, developing a massive, swiftly increasing vacuum -- a quarter of recent physics -- with the scary strength to eat numerous inhabited sun systems.
Tchicaya deserted his homeworld 4 thousand years in the past to commute the universe, freely selecting, as have others of his bent, to suffer the hardships of distance and loneliness for the sake of information and adventure. Aboard the Rindler, a starship trawling the border of the allconsuming novo-vacuum, he feels his never-ending lifestyles has new goal. For the Rindler is the guts for the clinical learn the phenomenon -- a standard floor for Preservationists and Yielders alike, these operating to halt and smash the encroaching worlds-eater ... and people determinedto examine its marvels whereas permitting its progress to proceed unchecked. Tchicaya has allied himself firmly with the latter camp.
The passing a long time -- and inevitable growth of the void -- widen the nice rift among the 2 factions, intensifying what used to be easily ideological variations into whatever extra indignant, explosive, and unsafe. And the arriving of Tchicaya's fiery past love, Mariama, and her rapid embracing of the Preservationist reason, intensifies an internal turmoil he has been being affected by on the grounds that his far-off childhood.
But every thing onboard the Rindler -- and, finally, within the inhabited universe itself-is at the cusp of additional cataclysmic switch, because the Yielders' explorations threaten to rework discord into violent motion and capability xenocide. for brand new facts means that anything unthinkable is constructing at an miraculous expense deep in the mysterious, 600-light-years-wide void -- whatever neither Tchicaya and his compatriots nor Mariama and hers might ever have imagined attainable: life.
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By George R. R. Martin
Hannah Davis and her workforce of heroes race to reveal the cardboard Sharks, an evil conspiracy whose final target is the wholesale destruction of these stricken with the Wild playing cards virus.
By Dan Simmons
Richard Baedecker thinks his maximum problem was once strolling at the moon, yet then he meets a mysterious lady who exhibits him his earlier. subscribe to Baedecker as he involves grips with the son and spouse he misplaced in his ardour for house exploration, his forgotten formative years and the loss he skilled throughout the death-flight of the Challenger. the main tough exploration of his lifestyles isn't the chilly, rocky crevices of the moon, however the hot inside of his center. fantastic and wonderfully written, levels OF GRAVITY is a masterpiece approximately love and loss that transports readers a long way past the confines of area and time.
By Phil Kelly
This 96-page Warhammer 40,000 Codex includes all of the ideas you'll have to box a dismal Eldar military, in addition to targeted heritage info, bestiary, accompanying paintings and a full-colour 'Eavy steel showcase.
You needs to own a duplicate of Warhammer 40,000 to be able to use the contents of this booklet.
By Jo Walton
8 years once they overthrew Churchill and led Britain right into a separate peace with Hitler, the upper-crust households of the 'Farthing set' are amassed for a weekend retreat. between them is estranged Farthing scion Lucy Kahn, who can't comprehend why her and her husband David's presence used to be so forcefully asked. Then the country-house idyll is interrupted whilst the eminent Sir James Thirkie is located murdered - with a yellow famous person of David pinned to his chest.
Lucy starts off to gain that her Jewish husband is ready to be framed for the crime - an final result that may be handy for altogether too a few of the a number of political machinations underway in Parliament within the coming week. yet whoever's in the back of the homicide, and the frame-up, didn't reckon at the important investigator from Scotland backyard being a guy with very inner most purposes for sympathizing with outcasts and underdogs - and susceptible to glance past the most obvious as a result.
As the catch slowly shuts on Lucy and David, they start to work out a manner out - a fashion fraught with peril in a darkening global.