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The will to battle

Author: Ada Palmer
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The long years of near-utopia have come to an abrupt end. Peace and order are now figments of the past. Corruption, deception, and insurgency hum within the once steadfast leadership of the Hives, nations without fixed location. The heartbreaking truth is that for decades, even centuries, the leaders of the great Hives bought the world's stability with a trickle of secret murders, mathematically planned. So that no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Palmer, Ada.
Will to battle.
New York : Tor, 2017
(DLC) 2017051286
(OCoLC)966393284
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ada Palmer
ISBN: 9781466858763 1466858761
OCLC Number: 1016158601
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Responsibility: by Ada Palmer.
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"The long years of near-utopia have come to an abrupt end. Peace and order are now figments of the past. Corruption, deception, and insurgency hum within the once steadfast leadership of the Hives, nations without fixed location. The heartbreaking truth is that for decades, even centuries, the leaders of the great Hives bought the world's stability with a trickle of secret murders, mathematically planned. So that no faction could ever dominate. So that the balance held. The Hives' façade of solidity is the only hope they have for maintaining a semblance of order, for preventing the public from succumbing to the savagery and bloodlust of wars past. But as the great secret becomes more and more widely known, that façade is slipping away. Just days earlier, the world was a pinnacle of human civilization. Now everyone--Hives and hiveless, Utopians and sensayers, emperors and the downtrodden, warriors and saints--scrambles to prepare for the seemingly inevitable war"--

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