Hell's Foundations Quiver

Hell's Foundations Quiver

eBook - 2015
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Hell's Foundations Quiver: David Weber's New York Times -bestselling Safehold series begun with Off Armageddon Reef , By Schism Rent Asunder , By Heresies Distressed, A Mighty Fortress and Like a Mighty Army .

TURNING OF THE TIDE

Centuries ago, the human race fought its first great war against an alien race-and lost. A tiny population of human beings fled to distant Safehold. Centuries later, their descendants have forgotten their history; for them, life has been an eternal Middle Ages, ruled by the Church of God Awaiting, whose secret purpose is to prevent the re-emergence of industrial civilization.

But not all of Safehold's founders were on board with this plan. Those dissidents left behind their own secret legacies. One of those is Merlyn Athrawes, cybernetic avatar of one of Earth's long-dead defenders, now reawakened after a thousand years to restart human progress and reclaim our place in the universe. Merlyn has intervened in the small Safeholdian realm of Charis, seeding it with ideas and innovations and helping it to rise to challenge the hegemony of the Church.

It's been a long and bloody fight, but aided by a stream of inventions--breech-loading rifles, signal rockets, claymore mines, new approaches to manufacturing and supply-Charis and its few allies seem to have finally gained the upper hand. Now major realms have begun to consider switching sides.

To all these ends, Merlyn Athrawes has been everywhere, under multiple disguises and wielding hidden powers. The secret of who and what he is has been closely held. But a new player has arrived, one who knows many secrets-including Merlyn's own.

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Publisher: New York : Tor, 2015
ISBN: 9781429949835
142994983X
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Sabre3
Jan 05, 2016

I'll be honest, at around 700 pages, I skimmed some of the slower bits, but the series is outstanding and this one leaves you wanting the next instalment. The tactics are believable, the strategy impressive. Action sequences are well told and thoroughly enjoyable, with just the right amount of skulduggery and espionage.

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gr_avery
Sep 07, 2015

All of Weber's books have philosophical/politically wordy sections, but that in no way impedes the progress of his stories. This is an excellent series!

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