Given that the suns of Draco stretch almost sixteen light years from end to end, it stands to reason that the cost of transportation is the most important factor of the 32nd century. And since Illyrion is the element most needed for space travel, Lorq von Ray is plenty willing to fly through the core of a recently imploded sun in order to obtain seven tons of it. The potential for profit is so great that Lorq has little difficulty cobbling together an alluring crew that includes a gypsy musician and a moon-obsessed scholar interested in the ancient art of writing a novel. What the crew doesn’t know, though, is that Lorq’s quest is actually fueled by a private revenge so consuming that he’ll stop at nothing to achieve it. In the grandest manner of speculative fiction, Nova is a wise and witty classic that casts a fascinating new light on some of humanity’s oldest truths and enduring myths.
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Idas, then Lynceos, pushed away from the rail and ran up the bridge. "Come on!"
the Mouse cried, following. Sebastian and Tyy came after, with Katin at the rear.
Ten meters below the rim, Dan paused on a rock, arms before him, preparing an
Prince grasped both rails, panting with fury. "Prince, what the hell is the matter
with — " Prince lunged for him. His silver glove clanged the railing where Lorq
had been standing. The brass bar caved, the metal tore. "Thief! Marauder!" Prince
The guests crowded the rail, pushed at the banister. Foxes and lizards, eagles
and insects joggled one another to see. Someone stumbled against the floodlight
, and the inverted menagerie in the water shook. "Thief!" Prince's narrow chest ...
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Challenge #6 of Book Riot's 2019 Read Harder Challenge is "A book by an AOC set in or about space." Over the years, I have read, and loved, many books by Samuel R. Delany. One book that has been ... Read full review
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I probably read this because of what Jo Walton said in [Why is this Book so Great] Really? I’m not very archetype’d. Interesting and not the same-old-same-old, it nevertheless doesn’t strike me as ... Read full review