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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It was still tiny then, not as tall as his knee. The leaves were odd: thin arrowheads of glossy black velvet, striped with silver. A single lovely flower had three wide skycolored petals and a bright yellow star at the center. He sat on the ground by it, breathing its strange sweetness, till his father came by with the hoe. ” he begged. ” his father grunted. ” Something made him reach to catch the hoe. ” His father grinned and let it stay. ” He called it his tree, and watched it grow. When it wilted in a week with no rain, he found a bucket and carried water from the well.

The red stereo AM/FM cassette-player, its chrome antenna extended at an acute angle for better reception. It is TV Sound brand, model LX-43. Its broken handle, mended with black electrical tape, is lashed into the structure with white poly-tie. Beside the three lighters, which are tucked partially beneath the player, in a row, are an unopened moist towelette and a red fine-point felt pen. To the left of the player is a square red plastic alarm clock, the white face cloth, and the Casio G-Shock.

He begged. ” his father grunted. ” Something made him reach to catch the hoe. ” His father grinned and let it stay. ” He called it his tree, and watched it grow. When it wilted in a week with no rain, he found a bucket and carried water from the well. It grew taller than he was, with a dozen of the great blue flowers and then a hundred. The odor of them filled the garden. Since there was no school, his mother tried to teach him at home. She found a red-backed reader for him, and a workbook with pages for him to fill out while she was away at work.

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