Der erste Thort (Perry Rhodan NEO 18)

Im September 2036 startet die Menschheit in eine neue Ära ihrer Geschichte: Nachdem der erste Kontakt zu Außerirdischen hergestellt ist, soll die Erde geeint werden. Perry Rhodan möchte, dass die Menschen geeint zu den Wundern des Alls vorstoßen. Gleichzeitig geht Rhodan ein gewagtes Unternehmen ein. Zusammen mit seinen Gefährten begibt er sich auf die Spur des Außerirdischen Crest. Mit einem Transmitter verschlägt es Perry Rhodan auf den Planeten Rofus, wo er zwischen die Fronten einer alles entscheidenden Schlacht gerät. Dabei erfährt er mehr über ein uraltes Rätsel, das nicht nur für die Welten des Wega-Systems von großer Bedeutung ist: Der erste Thort, eine mythologische Gestalt, scheint unsterblich zu sein. Das ewige Leben ist additionally nicht nur ein Traum, sondern es kann für manche Lebewesen zu einer Tatsache werden...

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Roboter-Revolte (Perry Rhodan NEO 118)

Das Jahr 2049: In einer schier aussichtslosen Lage sehen sich Menschen von der Erde einer uralten Zivilisation aus Robotern gegenüber. Auf Dunkelwelten, die sich durch den Leerraum weit außerhalb der Milchstraße bewegen, bauen die sogenannten Posbis an riesigen Maschinen und Raumschiffen. Sie suchen das "wahre Leben" - und vernichten jegliche anderen Geschöpfe. Perry Rhodan muss feststellen, dass die aggressiven Maschinenwesen einen mörderischen Feldzug gegen die gesamte Milchstraße vorbereiten. Es gelingt seinen Begleitern und ihm, wertvolle Informationen über die Posbis zu erlangen. Mit ihnen steuert er sein nächstes Ziel an. Doch dort erlebt der Raumfahrer von der Erde eine Roboter-Revolte...

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By Jeffrey A. Carver

Richard Jordan is a telepath, yet his psychic presents have introduced him not anything yet difficulty. Then undertaking Farcry discovers that telepathy is the one trustworthy technique of faster-than-travel. Jordan unearths himself accountable for a decades-long venture that may swap the way forward for area exploration.

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Look to Windward (Culture)

By Iain M. Banks

The dual Novae conflict have been one of many final of the Idiran struggle, and probably the most awful: wanting to circumvent their inevitable defeat, the Idirans had brought about now not one yet suns to blow up, snuffing out worlds and biospheres teeming with sentient existence. They have been assaults of awesome share -- gigadeathcrimes. however the conflict ended, and lifestyles went on.
Now, 8 hundred years later, mild from the 1st explosion is ready to arrive the Masaq' Orbital, domestic to the Culture's such a lot adventurous and decadent souls. There it's going to fall upon Masaq's 50 billion population, amassed to commemorate the deaths of the blameless and to mirror, if just for a second, on what a few name the Culture's personal complicity within the poor event.
Also travelling to Masaq' is significant Quilan, an emissary from the war-ravaged international of Chel. within the aftermath of the clash that cut up his international aside, so much think he has come to Masaq' to convey domestic Chel's such a lot fantastic big name and self-exiled dissident, the venerated Composer Ziller.
Ziller claims he'll do something to prevent a gathering with significant Quilan, who he suspects has come to homicide him. however the Major's precise project can have some distance higher results than the loss of life of an insignificant political dissident, as a part of a conspiracy extra formidable than even he can understand -- a challenge his superiors have buried so deeply in his brain that even he can't take into account it.
Hailed by way of SFX journal as "an very good hopping-on aspect if you will have by no means learn a Banks SF novel before," Look to Windward is an awe-inspiring immersion into the wildly unique, vividly discovered civilization that Banks calls the tradition.

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Citizen X

By Thomas DePrima

Sydnee Marcola's maximum wish used to be to hitch the command of Admiral Jenetta Carver in quarter , and in pursuit of that objective, she completed best grades whereas on the Academy, after which back in complex experiences on the Warship Command Institute.

So why have the powers that be, selected to 'waste' a priceless asset by means of sending her to a 'backwater' command the place terminal boredom would seem to be the best enemy?

Although intriguing at the beginning, in basic terms simply because she has a chance to satisfy a couple of alien species she'd in basic terms learn or heard approximately on the earth, lifestyles aboard the SC light-destroyer Perry quickly starts to go into the world of tedium. but if a Clidepp army destroyer commandeered via insurgent forces assault a diplomatic send in Galactic Alliance area the place the Perry is undertaking interdiction actions, it is a walk in the park that issues aren't destined to stay quiet for long.
This new series happens within the similar tale universe created for the Best-Selling area Opera sequence - A Galaxy Unknown. even though sharing the related common timeframe, the stories occur in different components of the galaxy and with different casts. There may well be occasional cameo appearances by, and references to, forged contributors of the A Galaxy Unknown series.

Book 1 of the hot sequence - AGU: Border Patrol
Sci-Fi area Opera - 100,600 phrases - 327 Pages

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Flucht aus Terrania (Perry Rhodan NEO 7)

Das Jahr 2036: Seit ihrer Landung mit dem Raumschiff STARDUST sitzen Perry Rhodan und sein Freund Reginald Bull in der Wüste Gobi fest. Die beiden Astronauten werden durch eine Energiekuppel vor den Angriffen der chinesischen Armee geschützt. Aber langfristig scheinen die Belagerten keine likelihood zu haben. Perry Rhodan hält an seiner imaginative and prescient fest: Er will die Menschheit einigen, und er will den drohenden Weltkrieg verhindern. Nach wie vor hofft er darauf, die Technik der Arkoniden übernehmen zu können, die auf dem Mond gestrandet sind. Doch der einzige Arkonide, der sich auf der Erde aufhält, ist schwerkrank - und er sitzt in Äthiopien fest. In dieser Zeit formieren sich auf der ganzen Welt Menschen mit besonderen Fähigkeiten, die sogenannten Mutanten. Einige von ihnen wollen Perry Rhodan unterstützen, andere haben sich einer anderen Gruppe angeschlossen. Dort werden sie ausgebildet für einen tödlichen Konflikt, den sie noch nicht durchschauen können...

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Secret Harmonies (Stars, Book 2)

By Paul J. McAuley

On Elysium, a colony of settlers is slowly increasing in the course of the annual arrival of a colony boat from Earth. clash among the town of Port of lots and the outlying settlements starts off to construct while issues don't continue as deliberate on one touchdown Day; a split-perspective narrative provides observations from either inside and outdoors the most civilisation because the demonstrated lifestyle starts to crumble. Elysium's aboriginees shape the mysterious counterpoint to the human and AI politics answerable for the civil war.

Originally released in 1989 via Gollancz.

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Patrimony: A Pip & Flinx Adventure (Adventures of Pip & Flinx)

By Alan Dean Foster

During this Pip & Flinx mystery, Alan Dean Foster screens the brilliance that has made him one of many brightest lighting in technological know-how fiction. In Patrimony, fans will examine extra approximately their favourite redhead–with emerald eyes, uncanny powers, and a toxic minidrag–than they ever dreamed possible.

“I understand who your father is . . . Gestalt.” A surprised Flinx hears those demise phrases from one of many renegade eugenicists whose experiments with people twenty-odd years in the past surprised the galaxy . . . and spawned Flinx. So Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, enterprise to Gestalt, an out-of-the-way planet excellent for somebody who by no means desires to be found–disregarding the recommendation of these who imagine Flinx can make larger use of his time finding the traditional, sentient guns platform which may be the galaxy’s basically probability of preventing the exterminating scourge that’s quick coming near near. Flinx may consider them–but the hunt for patrimony wins out. (Sorry, galaxy!)

may well Gestalt provide the major to Flinx’s shadowy prior and unusual powers? An eccentric loner in a distant zone may be the father Flinx has by no means stopped looking for, possibly the one one who can get to the bottom of the secret of his delivery and his striking, agonizing powers. An eccentric longer in a distant region of the far-off planet might be he father Flinx hasn't ever stopped trying to find, might be the one one that can resolve the secret of Flinx’s start and his extraordinary, agonizing powers.

regrettably for Flinx, Gestalt additionally hosts a resident bounty hunter who’ s simply discovered concerning the stupendous present provided for a definite lifeless redhead. Flinx will get an opportunity to check his adversary’s abilities whilst our hero’s skimmer is blasted out of the sky and right into a raging river in the course of nowhere–a nowhere of impassable terrain and starving, carnivorous beasts.

yet good day, what’s another very unlikely problem for somebody who’s spent his lifestyles defying the percentages and escaping the inescapable? Flinx has something going for him . . . lots of experience.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Planet der Stürme (Perry Rhodan NEO 55)

Mai 2037: Das große Arkon-Imperium, mit dem die Menschheit seit einem Jahr in Kontakt steht, umfasst Tausende von Planeten. Es ist Perry Rhodans Ziel, bis zum Zentrum dieses Sternenreiches vorzustoßen - es liegt im Kugelsternhaufen Thantur-Lok, der Zigtausende von Lichtjahren von der Milchstraße entfernt ist. Rhodan hat eine klare venture: Er muss verhindern, dass der auf Rache sinnende Regent des Imperiums anordnet, die Erde zu vernichten. Nachdem die Entführung des Regenten gescheitert ist, planen Rhodan und der Arkonide Atlan einen Umsturz im Imperium. Auch andere Arkoniden arbeiten daran, den Regenten zu entmachten. Agenten gehen auf einer entlegenen Welt in den Einsatz. Sie finden Hinweise - doch dann landen arkonidische Söldnertruppen, und eine Jagd auf Leben und Tod beginnt...

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