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Eight hundred years after the most horrific battle of the Idiran war, light from its world-destroying detonations is about to reach the Masaq Orbital, home to the Culture. Major Quilan has supposedly come to take the exiled Composer Ziller back to their war-ravaged home world, Chel. But despite the major's civilized veneer, his true mission may be the death and destruction of an entire civilization.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Prologue

1" The Light of Ancient Mistakes

2" Winter Storm

3" Infra Dawn

4" Scorched Ground

Airsphere

5" A Very Attractive System

6" Resistance Is Character-Forming

7" Peer Group

8" The Retreat at Cadracet

Dirigible

The Memory of Running

9" Pylon Country

10" The Seastacks of Youmier

11" Absence of Gravitas

12" A Defeat of Echoes

Flight

13" Some Ways of Dying

14" Returning to Leave, Recalling Forgetting

15" A Certain Loss of Control

16" Expiring Light

Space, Time

Closure

Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743421928
Author:
Banks, Ian M.
Publisher:
Star Trek
Author:
Banks, Iain
Author:
Banks, Iain M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science / General
Edition Description:
B101
Series Volume:
02-6
Publication Date:
20021029
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
6.76x4.22x1.11 in. .51 lbs.

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