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Penguin Putnam
It's been a year of upheaval, since Bren Cameron's return from space--a year since he and the aiji-dowager, one of his most powerful atevi allies, returned home from their two-year interstellar mission to find the government overthrown and their world in chaos. Now, at last, things on the atevi world seem to be on the right track, and Bren hopes that life may soon become much more tranquil.  

But something is coming, quietly, stealthily--just the first ominous twinkle of a new star in the heavens....

Baker & Taylor
Working with the aiji-dowager a year after returning from an interstellar mission to discover that their government had been overthrown, Bren Cameron finds his efforts to reinstate peace throughout the atevi world challenged by an unexpected new threat. By the Hugo Award-winning author of Cyteen.

Baker
& Taylor

Working with the aiji-dowager a year after returning from an interstellar mission to discover that their government had been overthrown, Bren Cameron finds his efforts to reinstate peace throughout the atevi world challenged by an unexpected new threat.
It's been a year of upheaval, since Bren Cameron's return from space - a year since he and the aiji-dowager, one of his most powerful atevi allies, returned home from their two-year interstellar mission to find the government overthrown and their world in chaos. Now, at last, things on the atevi world seem to be on the right track, and Bren hopes that life may soon become much more tranquil. But something is coming, quietly, stealthily - just the first ominous twinkle of a new star in the heavens--

Publisher: New York, NY : DAW Books, Inc., [2016]
ISBN: 9780756409104
0756409101
Characteristics: viii, 376 pages ; 24 cm.

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andreareads
Oct 30, 2017

“I hope there’s no problem over here. “
“Just worry about the situation,” he said, with that feeling of all the china stacked, so, so delicately, and not wanting to disturb any arrangement he’d put in place.

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andreareads
Oct 30, 2017

Step and step and step. It had worked. Two individuals, wired differently _but aware of it_, had managed not to solve their deepest failures of understanding, but to understand they had them, and to build a bridge across them.

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andreareads
Oct 30, 2017

Mani was learning something. Mani learned from everything. That was what made her dangerous.

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DuncanButcher
Apr 05, 2017

As the other comment notes, this is Book 17, so if you've made it this far, you know what you're in for. This was a good instalment, as it provided a plot twist hinted at perhaps nearly 20 years ago, as well as an interesting opportunity to tie things back into Cherryh's wider universe. Whether or not things ever go there remains to be seen, but this novel provides for fascinating new directions for events to go.

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humbleworm
Sep 20, 2016

This is the 17th book in a continuing series. If you've gotten to this point or have read much of Cherryh's other works, you will have observed that 1) the majority of her works involve strong female characters and vulnerable male characters, and 2) over time her works have become decreasingly plot-driven and increasingly about character dynamics. The sparse events in this book span only a few days and the plot twist was obvious a few books ago. Nevertheless, her novels are well-crafted and set in a vast coherent universe.

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