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Seeds of Earth (#1 Humanitys Fire)

Michael Cobley

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Orbit Books
01 April 2010
Science fiction; Future Society; Space; First Contact
Series: Humanity's Fire
The first intelligent species to encounter mankind attacked without warning. Merciless. Relentless. Unstoppable. With little hope of halting the invasion, Earth s last roll of the dice was to dispatch three colony ships, seeds of Earth, to different parts of the galaxy. The human race would live on . . . somewhere.

150 years later, the planet Darien hosts a thriving human settlement, which enjoys a peaceful relationship with an indigenous race, the scholarly Uvovo. But there are secrets buried on Darien s forest moon. Secrets that go back to an apocalyptic battle fought between ancient races at the dawn of galactic civilisation. Unknown to its colonists Darien is about to become the focus of an intergalactic power struggle, where the true stakes are beyond their comprehension. And what choices will the Uvovo make when their true nature is revealed and the skies grow dark with the enemy?
By:   Michael Cobley
Imprint:   Orbit Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 176mm,  Width: 113mm,  Spine: 43mm
Weight:   348g
ISBN:   9781841496313
ISBN 10:   1841496316
Series:   Humanity's Fire
Pages:   656
Publication Date:   01 April 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Michael Cobley was born in Leicester, England, but for most of his life has lived in or near Glasgow, Scotland. He has studied engineering, been a DJ and has cultivated an interest in regional politics.

Reviews for Seeds of Earth (#1 Humanitys Fire)

'Proper galaxy-spanning Space Opera ... a worthy addition to the genre' Iain M. Banks, 'A complex, finely detailed thriller-cum-space opera' GUARDIAN, 'The invention is endless' SFX, 'A tightly plotted, action packed epic that leaves you wanting more' SCI FI NOW, 'An inventive and entertaining read' INTERZONE


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