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The adversary

Author: Julian May; Stephen E Fabian
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Science and fantasy combine with rousing adventure. The finale of the Saga of Pliocene exile.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian May; Stephen E Fabian
ISBN: 0395344107 9780395344101 0345314220 9780345314222
OCLC Number: 10183184
Notes: Novel.
Maps by Richard Sanderson.
Jacket art by Stephen Fabian.
Description: xxxviii, 470 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Julian May.

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Science and fantasy combine with rousing adventure. The finale of the Saga of Pliocene exile.

"Human time-travelers from the sophisticated Galactic Milieu of the twenty-second century came to the Pliocene Epoch seeking a Garden of Eden. What they found was slavery under the knightly Tanu race, who had been exiled to Earth from a far galaxy. Freed by the usurper Aiken Drum, the humans enjoy a brief period of dominance. But now King Aiken's rule is threatened by the dwarfish Firvulag, who scheme to destry both humans and Tanu in the Nightfall War, a ritual Gotterdammerung that had been postponed when Tanu and Firvulag were banished to Pliocene Earth."--Front flap of book jacket.

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