In this novel, the full wrath and glory of behemoth are unleashed against humanity as our species spreads its deadly rule over a vast stellar empire. Only one person - a disabled child - can attempt to uncover the force behind the disappearance of millions of humans.
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On Alliance Central, the world once called Earth, nothing breathes but man and the wind, and the wind is tamed beneath great domes. From here humanity rules a vast stellar empire.
When colonists in a remote frontier system are abruptly and totally wiped out by an alien visitation, every team sent to investigate vanishes. At last, reluctantly, a lone woman must travel with her disabled young son into this devastating silence. For reasons that become painfully clear, they alone can reach beyond the shadow cast by human civilization.
In this daring novel, full of romance, adventure and spellbinding ideas, Sheri S. Tepper casts new light on our understanding of life and love, good and evil.
“Remember reading? Really 'reading', I mean… the way I read in childhood – for knowledge, for transformation, for survival – that's how I found myself reading Sheri S. Tepper”
CAROL STERNHELL, 'Village Voice'
Sheri Tepper was born in Colorado. She worked for many years for non-profit-making organizations and was a writer of children’s fiction. She sold her first adult novel in 1982 and has written many highly acclaimed science fiction and fantasy novels since then. She has also written crime and horror. She now lives in New Mexico.
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