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Emily - Rediscovery
An inhabited planet is not what an interplanetary mining company hopes to find while in search of rare mineral deposits, but the low-tech, backwards natives should be won over by a few 'miracles', right? Emily Nandi, the mining company's legally mandated xenologist, isn't so sure. The planet's social structures are complex, fascinating and frustrating - she advocates research and caution rather than the seat-of-the-pants first contact the company president wants. Shadow, one of the Ktar's Inve... more info>>
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Emily - Shadow and Light
When things begin to go wrong, they have a habit of going spectacularly wrong, Lord Telluris Marat realizes on the eve of what should have been his triumph. Robbed of his visions and his ability to prophesy, he still has his will to fight and his ability to command an army. Who could have guessed the invaders would have such horrific weapons? Emily struggles with her own visions, in which her beloved Shadow dies in her arms. Jake Montagna, the president of the interplanetary mining company, has... more info>>
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Marya
Know he will succeed when all others fail you?so reads the fateful letter of introduction which heralds the beginning of Marya's desperate journey. When the Ktar chooses Marya to watch over the heir on his confirmation journey, she has no illusions about a pleasant trip. A prophecy concerning the heir's death, ominous dreams of a mysterious city, and the certainty one of the heir's companions will betray him all weigh heavily on her. Unfortunately, the discovery of the assassin in their midst ... more info>>
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Pelinas - Child of the Koss
Pelinas now knows the extent of his father's twisted machinations, Per Marat's willingness to use even his own sons as tools to fulfill what he believes is his destiny. Wracked by guilt, turning a deaf ear to all those who love him, Pelinas chooses to live only until he can accomplish one thing, to kill his father. Of course, he has no notion of how, since a formidable army surrounds his father and even the dead obey him. But a rift among Pelinas' brothers, the sudden appearance of a small troo... more info>>
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Pelinas - The Enemy Within
Starved and ill, Pelinas finds himself at the gates of Arhanna, the city of his father's enemies. He has no recollection of how he came there, though he recalls vividly his father disowning and exiling him. He finds a place to stand, he hopes, with the kind-hearted General Devar, who refuses to judge him by his family. Roya Intalva, the only birth child of the formidable General Roke, returns from the Academy up north to take her rightful place in the Ktar's regiments only to find that all is n... more info>>
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Romenel - Voyage into Twilight
Something is hunting mercenary commander Romenel Devar, a monster disguised as friends and loved ones, so he can't even describe it. He knows it's slowly killing him, though, and he desperately needs help. Marya and Roke have retired to their house on the steppes, their lives finally peaceful and uneventful. When Romenel collapses on their front doorstep, Marya reminds her husband that no one retires from being a hero. Their journey takes them to the other side of the world where hordes of mon... more info>>
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Romenel-Obligations of Blood
Voices out of the past reveal a terrible secret: the kresnas, devourers of life and sanity, were created by human scientists. Not only created, but used in terrible, torturous experiments that turned them against their creators. Romenel's dilemmas pile one on the other until he's no longer able to see his way through them. How can he destroy all the hordes of kresnas at once and, knowing what he does, is it morally defensible to do so? And what other solution is there if humans are to surviv... more info>>
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