Rimon Farris, a rich Sime farmer's son, has a golden future: all he has to do is marry his childhood sweetheart, Kadi, and he's set for life. But Kadi matures into a Gen, as one-third of the human children do, randomly; and suddenly is considered no more than a food animal, a thing to be killed and harvested. The couple refuse to accept their fate, and flee to a strange hybrid community. There they set in motion the greatest social engineering experiment in human history. If it succeeds, Simes w... more info>>
The first published novel in this bestselling series asks the question: "What if the basic human nature suddenly changed?" Hugh Valleroy of the Gen Police undertakes a covert mission into Sime Territory to rescue the woman he loves from the Sime kidnappers who would use her to destroy his government. His protector and guide?--a Sime who carefully and deliberately plans to kill him!
The ancient and dangerous secret of the Sime~Gen Mutation threatens to topple the ruling dynasty of the House of Zeor. How much torment can one teen girl take before the fate of the world doesn't matter to her anymore? How much psychic power can one young woman handle? What options can she create when she has no options left? And--can love truly conquer all? As the great SF writer Andre Norton said of this book: "Imaginative and outstanding. It captures the reader and won't let go."
College students, human and nonhuman, raised together on the same planet, search for the origins of civilization in the Galaxy and find old magic and a vast, implacable conspiracy. Can they forge bonds of friendship and understanding among themselves strong enough to stand against greed, lust for power, and absolute domination of a hundred planets? If not, then why does the enemy fear them?
Vret McClintock, a young channel in training at the world-famous Rialite First Year Camp, overhears the sultry female voice of Ilin Sumz, is stricken with love, and decides to pursue her. He discovers that Ilin is running the illicit historical fantasies board on the campus mainframe computer. Vret must then risk his future career to extricate his love from her web of dirty secrets, before they can ruin the lives of other students and teachers--or themselves!
In the sixth book of the popular Sime~Gen Series, an explosive election campaign sets off a dangerous crisis in the strange world of the Simes and Gens. Laneff Farris grew up believing that she had not inherited any of the special talents or strengths of the Farris family mutation. But a storm of politics sweeps her into an underworld where the line between Science and Magic blurs. Which of two men should she follow? Or should she forge a completely new direction, and take the rest of humanity w... more info>>
In a time much like that of early twentieth-century Earth, Digen Farris, Head of the legendary House of Zeor and a Sime healer, goes into Gen Territory to become a doctor by Gen law. He falls in love with a Gen woman who is not at all what she seems. Ultimately, he must choose between his Sime heritage and his Gen love--a choice that will shape humanity's future destiny. Winner of the Galaxy Award.
The monumental social experiment begun in FIRST CHANNEL and continued in CHANNEL'S DESTINY culminates centuries later in ZELEROD'S DOOM. Klyd Farris and Risa Tigue forge an alliance to reorganize both the Sime and Gen Territories, politically and economically. But both Territories have factions that are willing to battle each other, while the social fabric of their world falls apart. Still, Klyd and Risa have given their word of honor, and have no choice but the proceed--or perish while trying t... more info>>