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Enter another realm in the amazing world of the Humanx Commonwealth--the interstellar empire governed jointly by humans and aliens!

The newly discovered planet of Senisran was a veritable paradise--a sprawling world of vast oceans dotted with thousands of lush islands and copious deposits of rare-earths and minerals. First-contact specialist Pulickel Tomochelor's mission to Senisran was straightforward: Secure mining rights for the Humanx Commonwealth before the vicious AAnn Empire beat them to the chase. With Senisran's Parramat clan resisting entreaty, negotiations could be difficult, but Pulickel was more comfortable with aliens than with his own species, and looked forward to a triumphant return to Earth.

He hadn't counted on the incredible secret of Parramat, though: the strange, powerful green stones that the tribe used to manipulate the forces of nature. Within those stones lay an awesome technology the origin of which was lost in time--a technology that had to be kept from the AAnn at any cost . . .

Synopsis:

Xenologist Pulickel Tomochelor, a scientist with the ability to communicate with aliens, encounters face to face the very essence of evil

About the Author

Alan Dean Foster was born in New York City in 1946 and raised in Los Angeles, California. After receiving a bachelor's degree in political science and a master of fine arts degree in motion pictures from UCLA in 1968-69, he worked for two years as a public relations copywriter in Studio City, California.

He sold his first short story to August Derleth at Arkham Collector magazine in 1968, and additional sales of short fiction to other magazines followed. His first try at a novel, The Tar-Aiym Krang, was published by Ballantine Books in 1972. Since then, Foster has published many short stories, novels, and film novelizations, including the New York Times bestselling Splinter of the Mind's Eye and Flinx in Flux.

Foster has toured extensively around the world. Besides traveling, he enjoys classical and ro

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307531193
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - General
Author:
Foster, Alan Dean
Author:
Alan Dean Foster
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - Space Opera
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Life on other planets -- Fiction.
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19971126
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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