The Demons at Rainbow Bridge (Quintara Marathon, Book 1) by Jack L. Chalker
By Jack L. Chalker
3 empires existed in uneasy proximity within the recognized galaxy. all of them have something in common--demons. In a area of area known as Rainbow Bridge, an alternate scouting excursion has came across a mysterious constitution with its mechanisms nonetheless functioning after unknown aeons. inside are our bodies of 2 tremendous, horned creatures, completely preserved--or are they alive?.
Uploader's own comment:
I'm an incredible fan of the Quintara Marathon trilogy - it's obtained a few interesting suggestions, a few exciting motion and humor, and a broad-reaching narrative that spans a galaxy. It's one of many in simple terms sequence that i will be able to learn a number of occasions and nonetheless absolutely take pleasure in.
I took the time to make this right into a usable EPUB, with bookmarks and every thing, in order that it may be simply dealt with through extra humans - I whole-heartedly suggest giving it a shot!
Read or Download The Demons at Rainbow Bridge (Quintara Marathon, Book 1) PDF
Similar space opera books
Dr Edward Kitchener, an excellent researcher into quantum cosmology for the development Horizon conglomerate . .. yet no strong to anyone now, mendacity lifeless together with his lungs unfolded on each side of his open chest. the safety process at Launde Abbey was once premier-grade, but a mercenary may well nonetheless have gotten via, and lots of humans worried to prevent Kitchener's paintings might pay the killer's expense.
Observe: even though it has Calibre metadata, this EPUB comes without delay from the Baen e-book shop. this is often the ultimate, proofed model (not the eARC or improve reader copy).
A new installment within the long island instances best-selling, award-winning Vorkosigan technological know-how fiction experience series.
Book Fourteen within the best-selling Vorkosigan series.
reliable INTENTIONS, undesirable INTEL
Captain Ivan Vorpatril occasionally thinks that if no longer for his relatives, he may have no problems in any respect. yet he has the doubtful fortune of the hyperactive Miles Vorkosigan as a cousin, which has too-often ended in his getting dragged into one in every of Miles’ schemes, with chance to existence and limb—and army career—that Ivan doesn’t give some thought to totally reasonable. even though a lot perform has made Ivan more proficient at heading off his mother’s less-than-subtle reminders that he can be getting married and carrying on with the Vorpatril lineage.
Fortunately, his present responsibility is on the earth Komarr as employees officer to Admiral Desplains, faraway from either his cousin and his mom again on their homeworld of Barrayar. It’s a simple project and no-one is capturing at him. What might pass wrong?
Plenty, it seems, whilst Byerly Vorrutyer, an secret agent for Imperial defense, exhibits up on his doorstep and asks him to make the acquaintance of a tender lady, lately arrived on Komarr, who looks at risk. That Byerly is traditionally obscure concerning the nature of the risk, let alone the lady’s identify, must have been Ivan’s first clue, yet Ivan isn't any extra capable of flip apart from supporting a damsel in misery than he might withstand attempting to rescue a kitten from a tree.
It is yet a brief step down the line of excellent intentions to the tangle of Ivan’s existence, in hassle with the Komarran professionals, along with his superiors, and with the deadly figures looking the mysterious yet wonderful Tej and her unique blue significant other Rish—a tangle to check the lengths to which Ivan will move as an encouraged protector.
But notwithstanding his obstacle is complex, a minimum of Ivan doesn’t need to fear approximately trouble from relations. Or so he believes . . .
approximately Captain Vorpatril's Alliance:
“. . . this can be some of the most expected and long-awaited entries to Bujold’s acclaimed Vorkosigan saga. For years lovers have clamored for Ivan Vorpatril’s tale, and eventually Bujold can provide anything that would either thrill the committed viewers and front new readers. . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new part of Ivan in addition to listening to his perspectives on a number of the sequence characters. New readers can take pleasure in Ivan’s tale by itself. . . crucial for all SF collections and a must-read for Bujold and Vorkosigan lovers. ”—Booklist
About Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga:
“Fans were clamoring for Hugo winner Bujold to pen a brand new Vorkosigan Saga novel. . . her deft and soaking up writing simply corrals the advanced plot. ”—Publishers Weekly on Cryoburn
“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] great personality development…[E]normously gratifying. ”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s remarkable skills . . . a very good sequence. ”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and carefully gratifying mixture of experience, sociopolitical statement, clinical experiments, and coffee perils . . . with that additional spicing of romance. . . . ”—Locus
About Vorkosigan sequence access Diplomatic Immunity:
“Bujold is adept at world-building and offers a witty, character-centered plot, jam-packed with beautiful grace notes. . . fanatics should be completely gripped and certain to complete the e-book in one sitting. ”—Publishers Weekly
Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technology fiction sequence released given that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a area opera, facing all significant subject matters of technological know-how fiction. Having bought over billion copies in pulp publication layout world wide, it's the such a lot winning technological know-how fiction e-book sequence ever written.
Perry Rhodan Neo is a reboot of the storyline beginning within the 12 months 2036 rather than 1971.
For additional info at the subject material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.
Perry Rhodan ist der Titelheld der gleichnamigen deutschen Science-Fiction-Serie, die seit dem eight. September 1961 ununterbrochen wöchentlich in shape von Heftromanen mit einer Druckauflage von etwa eighty. 000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run a hundred and sixty. 000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Am 30. September 2011 startete parallel zur alten Serie eine Neufassung additionally Perry Rhodan Neo, mit dem Untertitel „Die Zukunft beginnt von vorn“. In dieser landet Perry Rhodan erst im Jahr 2036 auf dem Mond. Die Serie erscheint zweiwöchentlich und ist nach drei Staffeln mit je acht Taschenheften ab Heft 25 in Staffeln mit jeweils zwölf Romanen gegliedert.
Während die Perry-Rhodan-Heftromanserie von den geopolitischen Begebenheiten der realen Welt Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ausging und die Handlung in einer nahen Zukunft beginnen ließ, geht Perry Rhodan Neo 50 Jahre später von der realen Welt des frühen 21. Jahrhunderts aus und beginnt ebenfalls in einer nahen Zukunft. So fliegt Perry Rhodan nicht im Jahre 1971 zum Mond, sondern erst 2036. Die Handlung nimmt somit aufgrund der geänderten Ausgangslage einen alternativen Verlauf. Die klassischen cause der Serie werden ebenfalls in eine nahe Zukunft verlagert und entsprechend interpretiert. Es werden neue Figuren eingeführt und bekannte Figuren in einem neuen Licht gezeigt.
Die Serie ist somit nicht kanonisch in Bezug auf das klassische Perryversum. Nach der Aussage Klaus N. Fricks auf dem five. Weltcon 2011 in Mannheim wird es auch keine Überschneidungen oder Referenzen zwischen den Serien wie zu den Atlan-Serien geben. Perry Rhodan und Perry Rhodan Neo bilden jeweils einen „eigenen Kosmos“.
Zyklus: 1. Zyklus: imaginative and prescient Terrania
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler! ): Perrypedia: PRN5
Wichtig: Um alle diesem Zyklus zugehörigen Hefte auf einmal herunterzuladen, bitte auf den Collections-Link in der Seitenleiste klicken und dann weiter in der Sammlung den . zip hyperlink klicken.
After getting back from a thirty-year alternate venture, the team of the Ea wake from cryonic suspension to discover that their domestic global, Bh'Haret, is useless. 'Screamer' satellites were strung round their planet caution of an epidemic. A experiment of the outside of Bh'Haret unearths no hint of human existence -- purely crumbling towns.
- Blood Lines
- Out of the Darkness (Babylon 5: Legions of Fire, Book 3)
- Carnelians (The Saga of the Skolian Empire, Book 14)
- Die Geister der CREST (Perry Rhodan Neo, Band 114; Die Posbis, Band 4)
- Impulse (The Lightship Chronicles, Book 1)
- Framework (Spinward Fringe, Book 7; Rogue Element, Book 3)
Extra info for The Demons at Rainbow Bridge (Quintara Marathon, Book 1)
Oh, relax. We’re not exactly defenseless, and even if we got pounced on, what in heaven’s name have we got worth stealing? Besides, I’m still open on the primary band. ” It was a telepath’s confidence, something a non-telepath could understand but not really accept. Nor, of course, was it fully warranted. Some of the best crooks could fool a telepath, and, while Talents weren’t all that common, one telepath who was slightly stronger or more skilled could easily fool a lesser.
Secondary and deeper thought levels were often way off the mark, beyond all but the most powerful and expert to even touch, with a great variation in the bands even among people of the same race. But on the primary band, most species did their thinking within ranges that even telepaths of totally alien evolution and biology could intercept. Mostly, of course, he just heard what they were saying aloud to someone, or what was foremost on their minds. You couldn’t go on a fishing expedition in somebody else’s head—that took machinery and psychophysicians—and there was a lot of mostly banal stuff on the surface.
The Empire’s most elite, highly trained special branch was devoted to doing nothing else. They’d finally caught on to him—they never told him how—and then they gave him the treatment. The little finger on his left hand was indelibly dyed with concentric white and black rings that would never come off and could not be concealed for long—the damned chemicals burned like hell if cut off from air and light for any length of time. And, of course, the most powerful computer-augmented hypnos in the Empire implanted a bit of ethics in your mind that you couldn’t wash out, either, because you couldn’t tell what was you and what was them.