Caliban's War (The Expanse, Book 2) by James S. A. Corey
By James S. A. Corey
We aren't alone.
On Ganymede, breadbasket of the outer planets, a Martian marine watches as her platoon is slaughtered by way of a massive supersoldier. on the earth, a high-level baby-kisser struggles to avoid interplanetary conflict from reigniting. And on Venus, an alien protomolecule has overrun the planet, wreaking enormous, mysterious adjustments and dangerous to unfolded into the sunlight system.
In the monstrous desert of house, James Holden and the workforce of the Rocinante were preserving the peace for the Outer Planets Alliance. after they comply with aid a scientist seek war-torn Ganymede for a lacking baby, the way forward for humanity rests on no matter if a unmarried send can hinder an alien invasion that could have already started . . .
Caliban's conflict is a breakneck technological know-how fiction experience following the significantly acclaimed Leviathan Wakes.
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