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The killing of worlds

Author: Scott Westerfeld
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2018. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Second mass market editionView all editions and formats
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Scott Westerfeld, the acclaimed author of Fine Prey, Polymorph, and Evolution's Darling, follows T he Risen Empire with the next thrilling space opera in Succession, the Killing of Worlds. Cut off by an Imperial blockade of the planet, a Rix compound mind has guided a lone Rix commando, Herd, a single warrior backed by the intelligence of an entire planet, and pitted her against the Imperial army in a desperate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Westerfeld
ISBN: 9781250165527 1250165520
OCLC Number: 1044625028
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: xxiv, 405 pages ; 17 cm.
Responsibility: Scott Westerfeld.

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Scott Westerfeld, the acclaimed author of Fine Prey, Polymorph, and Evolution's Darling, follows T he Risen Empire with the next thrilling space opera in Succession, the Killing of Worlds. Cut off by an Imperial blockade of the planet, a Rix compound mind has guided a lone Rix commando, Herd, a single warrior backed by the intelligence of an entire planet, and pitted her against the Imperial army in a desperate attempt to break the blockade. Ten light-years away, a deadly game of political intrigue against the Emperor plays out in his war council. One senator suspects the Rix mind has found a hidden weakness, a secret so dangerous to the Emperor that he is willing to countenance the ultimate crime. . . . The killing of worlds.

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