The Killing of Worlds : Book Two of Succession (Succession, 2)
Scott WesterfeldISBN: 0765308509;
Book Description Scott Westerfeld, the acclaimed author of Fine Prey, Polymorph, and Evolution's Darling , reached new heights of excitement in last spring's T he Risen Empire , and left readers begging for more. Now he comes through with the dazzling payoff in book two of S uccession, The Killing of Worlds. Captain Laurent Zai of the Imperial frigate Lynx is a walking dead man. Unjustly held responsible for the death of the Child Empress, sister of the immortal Emperor, Zai has been sent to fight an unwinnable battle. The Lynx must stop a vastly superior Rix ship from reaching the planet Legis, a suicide mission that will almost certainly end in oblivion for Captain Zai and his crew. On the planet Legis below, aRix compound mind--a massive emergent AI formed from every computer on the planet--as been isolated by their Imperial blockade. But the mind has guided a lone Rix commando, Herd, to the planet's frozen north, and will soon order a...
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