Category: Space Opera

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Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technology fiction sequence released on the grounds that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a area opera, facing all significant topics of technological know-how fiction. Having bought over billion copies in pulp publication structure world wide, it's the such a lot profitable technology fiction e-book sequence ever written.
For additional information at the subject material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.

Deutsche Einführung
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 80.000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run 160.000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Die Serie erscheint inzwischen – neben der ursprünglichen Heftromanform – unter anderem auch in shape von Hardcovern, Taschenbüchern sowie Hörspielen und Hörbüchern. Die erste Auflage der Heftserie erreichte am 17. April 2015 die Nummer 2800, die den Beginn des 39. Zyklus (Die Jenzeitigen Lande) markierte.
Die Handlung der Perry-Rhodan-Serie ist in so genannte Zyklen gegliedert. Diese stellen inhaltlich weitgehend abgeschlossene Handlungsabschnitte dar und umfassen meist 50 oder a hundred Heftromane.
Die Silberbände bilden die Hauptbuchreihe der Perry Rhodan-Serie. In den einzelnen Bänden sind mehrere überarbeitete Hefte der Perry Rhodan-Heftserie enthalten. Die Bücher bauen ebenso wie die Hefte aufeinander auf. Wegen ihrer silbernen Einbände werden sie als Silberbände bezeichnet.

Zyklus: 7. Zyklus: Die Cappins
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler!): Perrypedia: PRHC54

Inhaltsangabe
Die Entscheidung bahnt sich an: Hundertfünfzigtausend Sammler, riesige Roboteinheiten unter dem Kommando des Takerers Vascalo, materialisieren in der Galaxis und bedrohen das Solsystem und die Erde. Reginald Bull stellt sich ihnen mit allem entgegen, used to be er an Schiffen aufzubieten hat, und selbst bisherige Gegner der Menschheit schicken ihre Flotten, um die Invasoren aus einer anderen Milchstraße zurückzuschlagen. Doch Pedotransferer sind nicht mit normalen Mitteln aufzuhalten. Sie tragen den Krieg mitten ins Sonnensystem hinein und richten ein Chaos ohnegleichen an. Erst als die Urmutter aus Gruelfin, wo die Macht der Takerer inzwischen gebrochen wurde, mit nochmals über dreihundertvierzigtausend Sammlern eintrifft, wendet sich noch einmal das Blatt. Doch der Preis ist hoch…

Enthaltene Originalromane (in der Reihenfolge des Buches):
• PR 492 Das stählerne Gefängnis
• PR 493 Panik auf Titan
• PR 494 Mond der Gefahren
• PR 496 Die Flotte der Clans
• PR 497 Die Armee der Kriegsdiener
• PR 498 Die Rückkehr des Takerers
• PR 499 Entscheidung in der Plutobahn

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Dank Perry Rhodans genialem Schachzug ist die Menschheit einem verheerenden Bruderkrieg entgangen: Die angreifenden Flotten des Imperiums Dabrifa und anderer gegnerischer Sternenreiche stießen buchstäblich ins Leere. Im Schutz des Antitemporalen Gezeitenfeldes befindet sich das Solsystem nun um fünf Minuten in der Zukunft, unangreifbar durch Feinde von außerhalb. Doch die Terraner wirken aus ihrem Versteck heraus weiterhin in der Galaxis.

Dabei stoßen sie mehrmals auf die gefährlichen Energieblasen der Accalauries, die aus einem Antimaterie-Universum kommen. Sie versetzen die Bewohner der Milchstraße in Angst und Schrecken. Als es endlich zur Verständigung mit den Fremden kommt, macht einer von ihnen im Solsystem eine furchtbare Entdeckung: Die Sonne steht kurz davor, sich in eine alles Leben verschlingende Nova zu verwandeln. Schuld daran ist ein geheimnisvoller Todessatellit, den Unbekannte vor 200.000 Jahren in der Tiefe der Sonne installierten. Die Tage der solaren Menschheit scheinen gezählt zu sein...

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By Orson Scott Card

The Oversoul of the colony planet concord chosen the kin of Wetchik to hold it again to long-lost Earth. Now grown to a tribe within the years in their trip to Harmony's hidden starport, they're prepared eventually to take a boat to the celebrities. yet from the start there was sour dispute among Nafai and Elemak, Wetchick's youngest son and his oldest.

On board the starship Bailica, the kids of the tribe becomes pawns within the fight. factions are each one making mystery plans to evoke the kids, and themselves, early from the cold-sleep tablets during which they are going to cross the lengthy a long time of the adventure. either side hopes to realize years of effect at the minds of the youngsters, successful their loyalty within the fight for regulate of reclaimed Earth.

But the Oversoul is actually in command of this trip. It has downloaded an entire replica of itself to the Ship's pcs. And simply Nafai, who wears the Cloak of the Starmaster by means of the Oversoul's command, particularly comprehend what it will suggest to all their plans for the future.

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Als der Astronaut Perry Rhodan im Juni 2036 zum Mond aufbricht, ahnt er nicht, dass sein Flug die Geschicke der Menschheit in neue Bahnen lenken wird. Rhodan stößt auf ein Raumschiff der technisch weit überlegenen Arkoniden. Es gelingt ihm, die Freundschaft der Gestrandeten zu gewinnen - und schließlich die Menschheit in einem einzigen, freiheitlichen Staat zu einen: der Terranischen Union.

Perry Rhodan hat das Tor zu den Sternen geöffnet. Doch die neuen Möglichkeiten bergen zusätzliche Gefahren: Als er erfährt, dass die place der Erde im Epetran-Archiv auf Arkon gespeichert ist, bricht er unverzüglich auf. Er muss die Koordinaten löschen, bevor sie in die falschen Hände geraten und die Macht des Großen Imperiums die Erde zerschmettert. Rhodan findet schließlich die Lösung. Doch dafür muss er sich in die Hand seines Erzfeindes begeben - zuletzt bleibt ihm nur die Flucht auf ein mysteriöses Raumschiff. Es nimmt Kurs auf die Elysische Welt...

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By William C. Dietz

The roots of the Legion of the Damned lie deep in the mythology of the long run. yet now, nationwide bestselling writer William C. Dietz is going again to the Legion’s early days with the tale of 1 recruit’s rebirth and redemption…

Hundreds of years sooner or later, a lot has replaced. Advances in drugs, expertise, and technological know-how abound. Humanity has long past to the celebs, stumbled on alien lifestyles, and demonstrated an empire.

But a few issues by no means change...

All her existence, girl Catherine Carletto (called Cat) has lived for not anything however the subsequent get together, the following lover, the following dear toy. until eventually, in a bloodthirsty energy seize, Imperial Princess Ophelia and her cadre of synth assassins homicide her brother the emperor, and cross directly to purge the galaxy of his pals and supporters—including Cat’s relations. The Carlettos are identified to be staunch supporters of the Emperor and Carletto Industries has been within the vanguard of his puppy project—developing cybernetic know-how to be used by way of the loads.

Now Cat, one of many final surviving Carlettos, is at the run. And, like numerous others prior to her, she reveals her sanctuary one of the most threatening of society’s misfits.

Welcome to the Legion.

Cat Carletto vanishes, and in her position stands Legion recruit Andromeda McKee. a girl with a mission—to convey down Empress Ophelia—or die making an attempt.

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By Larry Niven

Within the free-fall setting of the Smoke Ring (an large gaseous envelope and neutron celebrity circling a liveable cluster of crops, timber and animals), descendants of the starship Discipline’s team not have in mind their Earth roots or the lifestyles of Sharls Davis Kendy, the pc AI controlling the send — until eventually Kendy initiated touch once again, 500 years after the staff whom the half-mad AI calls “mutineers” have been deserted in this unusual international (see The essential Trees).

Fourteen years later simply Jeffer, the electorate Tree “Scientist”, knew that Kendy used to be observing and advising. while electorate Tree rescues a family members of loggers, they examine of the Admiralty, an army association in a city unknown to voters Tree. Jeffer is between those that are looking to stopover at the city and the Admiralty, that can have maintained intact Discipline's unique computing device library. The occasions following the stopover at to the city and the following flight from the Admiralty shape a part of this intriguing story of experience, threat and courage.

"The surroundings of Niven's 1984 novel The indispensable bushes was once remarkable and creative, even for this acclaimed global builder; it truly is definitely worth the moment stopover at made during this sequel."

- Publishers Weekly

“Niven has get a hold of an idea approximately as a ways out as you can still get."

- Asimov's technological know-how Fiction journal

"Great storytelling continues to be alive in technological know-how fiction due to Larry Niven."

- Orson Scott Card, writer of ENDER'S GAME

"The scope of Larry Niven's paintings is so immense that just a author of superb expertise may possibly hide the actual fact in addition to he can."

- Tom Clancy, writer of the search FOR pink OCTOBER

"His stories have grit, authenticity, colourful characters and pulse-pounding narrative force. Niven is a real master!"

- Frederik Pohl

"Larry Niven is likely one of the giants of contemporary technology fiction."

writer."

- The Baltimore Sun

"Niven ... lifts the reader faraway from the traditional international — and does it with dash."

- the la Times

"Niven ... juggles large strategies of time and house that nobody else can lift."

- Charles Sheffield

"In making a geologic global and within the interactions among people and extraterrestrial beings, Niven is superb."

- Boston Sunday Globe

"One of the genre's so much prolific and obtainable talents."

- Library Journal

LARRY NIVEN:

Born April 30, 1938 in l. a., California. Attended California Institute of expertise; flunked out after gaining knowledge of a e-book shop jammed with used technology fiction magazines. Graduated Washburn collage, Kansas, June 1962: BA in arithmetic with a Minor in Psychology, and later acquired an honorary doctorate in Letters from Washburn. pursuits: technology fiction conventions, function taking part in video games, AAAS conferences and different gatherings of individuals on the slicing edges of technological know-how. Comics. Filk making a song. Yoga and different techniques to durability. relocating mankind into house in any way, yet relatively via making house endeavors beautiful to advertisement pursuits. numerous instances we’ve hosted The electorate Advisory Council for a countrywide house coverage. I grew up with canines. I dwell with a cat, and borrow canines to hike with. i've got passing acquaintance with raccoons and ferrets. Associating with nonhumans has definitely won me perception into alien intelligences.

In 2015, Larry Niven acquired the Grand grasp Award, given by means of The technological know-how Fiction & myth Writers of the United States.

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By Catherine Asaro

Booklet ONE IN a new sequence by way of Nebula and Hugo Award Winner Catherine Asaro set on the earth of her Skolian Empire universe.  In the galaxy-spanning destiny, significant Bhaajan is a tricky woman P.I. who works the harmful streets of Undercity.

Major Bhaajan, a former army officer with Imperial area Command, is now a hard-bitten P.I. with a load of bags to house, and consumers with woes occasionally own, occasionally galaxy-shattering, and infrequently both. Bhaajan needs to sift throughout the shadows of darkish and unsafe Undercity—the huge, immense capital of an unlimited celebrity empire—to locate answers.

About Undercity:
"Asaro vegetation herself firmly into that grand SF culture of destiny historical past franchises favorite through luminaries like Heinlein, Asimov, Herbert, Anderson, Dickson, Niven, Cherryh, and Baxter. . .They do not write em like that anymore! other than Asaro does, with . . . up to date savvy!"—Locus

"[Bhaajan], who begins out retaining an emotional distance from the folks within the Undercity quickly grows to think about them as her group once again. Asaro . . . returns to the Skolian empire's early heritage to inform Bhajaan's story."—Booklist
 
"Asaro promises a story wealthy with the embedded background of her global and shiny with technical marvels. Her characters are enticing and exciting and there's even a little bit romance. What fairly touched my middle used to be Bhaaj's interplay with the kids of the aqueducts. I spent the final fifty pages of the booklet sniffling right into a tissue."—SF Crowsnet
 
"I'm hooked, either on her writing and her Skolian universe. This publication had every thing i needed: powerful characters, a brand new and specific global, and a plot that may not so simple as it first appears."—TerryTalk

About Catherine Asaro’s Skolian saga:
“Entertaining mixture of challenging SF and romance.”—Publishers Weekly

Asaro’s Skolian saga is now approximately as lengthy and in lots of methods as compelling as Dune, if no more so, that includes a mess of improved woman characters.”—Booklist

“Rapid pacing and gripping suspense.”—Publisher’s Weekly

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Mai 2037: Seit Perry Rhodans Begegnung mit den Arkoniden tauchen immer mehr Menschen mit besonderen Fähigkeiten auf, die sogenannten Mutanten. Welchen Grund es dafür gibt, weiß niemand - das ist eines der größten Rätsel der Terranischen Union. Um die geheimnisvollen Kräfte der jungen Leute zu trainieren, wurde das Lakeside Institute in Terrania urban gegründet. Doch auf einmal verhalten sich manche Mutanten merkwürdig, sie werden von einer mysteriösen Erkältung heimgesucht. Es sieht so aus, als seien sie von einem Erreger befallen, der ihre Paragabe in unvorhersehbarer Weise verändert. Wenn das so ist, werden sie zu einer Gefahr für sich selbst und andere Menschen.

Allan D. Mercant, der Koordinator für Sicherheit, muss reagieren: Er stellt alle Mutanten unter Quarantäne. Damit bringt er die jungen Menschen gegen sich auf. Unter dem Druck der Ereignisse gerät die Lage außer Kontrolle - der Kampf der Mutanten gegen die "Normalen" beginnt...

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By Lois McMaster Bujold

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER in hardcover. With new conceal remedy for mass industry paperback.
a brand new installment within the award-winning Vorkosigan technology fiction experience series.

Captain Ivan Vorpatril occasionally thinks that if now not for his kin, he may need no issues in any respect. yet he has the doubtful fortune of the hyperactive Miles Vorkosigan as a cousin, which has too usually ended in his getting dragged into one in every of Miles’ schemes, with threat to existence and limb—and army career—that Ivan doesn’t think of totally reasonable. a lot perform has made Ivan more proficient at warding off his mother’s less-than-subtle reminders that he will be getting married and carrying on with the Vorpatril lineage.

Fortunately, his present responsibility is in the world 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 task and no-one is taking pictures at him. What may possibly pass wrong?

Plenty, it seems, whilst Byerly Vorrutyer, an secret agent for Imperial safeguard, exhibits up on his doorstep and asks him to make the acquaintance of a tender lady, lately arrived on Komarr, who appears to be like at risk. That Byerly is normally imprecise concerning the nature of the chance, let alone the lady’s identify, must have been Ivan’s first clue, yet Ivan isn't any extra in a position to flip other than supporting a damsel in misery than he may withstand attempting to rescue a kitten from a tree.

It is yet a brief step down the line of fine intentions to the tangle of Ivan’s lifestyles, in hassle with the Komarran gurus, along with his superiors, and with the deadly figures searching the mysterious yet gorgeous Tej and her unique blue better half Rish—a tangle to check the lengths to which Ivan will pass as an encouraged protector.

But although his quandary is complex, at the very least Ivan doesn’t need to fear approximately trouble from family members. Or so he believes.

About Captain Vorpatril's Alliance:
“. . .this will be 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 grants whatever that might either thrill the dedicated viewers and front new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new aspect of Ivan in addition to listening to his perspectives on a few 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 fans.”—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 complicated plot.”—Publishers Weeklyon Cryoburn

“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] very good personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.

“One of sf’s awesome abilities . . . an excellent series.”—Booklist

“. . . an clever, well-crafted and carefully enjoyable mixture of event, sociopolitical observation, clinical experiments, and low 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, filled with beautiful grace notes. . . lovers may be completely gripped and sure to complete the e-book in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly

The Vorkosigan sequence in Story-based Chronological Order
Falling Free
Shards of Honor
Barrayar
The Warrior's Apprentice
The Vor Game
Cetaganda
Ethan of Athos
Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
Mirror Dance
Memory
Komarr
A Civil Campaign
Diplomatic Immunity
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
CryoBurn

Omnibus Editions
MILES, secret & MAYHEM
contains Cetaganda, Ethan of Athos

YOUNG MILES
contains The Warrior's Apprentice + stories

CORDELIA’S HONOR
contains Shards of Honor, Barayarr

MILES, MUTANTS & MICROBES
contains Falling loose, Diplomatic Immunity

MILES IN LOVE
contains Komarr, A Civil Campaign

MILES ERRANT
contains Brothers in palms, reflect Dance

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