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Three strikingly different alien races
greeted the military mission from Earth
when it reached the planet called Bezer'ej.

Now one of the sentient species
has been exterminated—and two others
are poised on the brink of war.

The fragile bezeri are no more, due to the ignorant, desperate actions of human interlopers. The powerful wess'har protectors have failed in their sworn obligation to the destroyed native population—and the outrage must be redressed.

But those who are coming to judge from the World Before — the home planet, now distant and alien to the wess'har, whose ancestors left there generations ago — will not restrict their justice to the individual humans responsible for the slaughter. Earth itself must answer for the genocide. And its ultimate fate may depend on a dead woman: former police officer Shan Frankland, who became something far greater than human before destroying herself in the vast airless depths of space.

Synopsis:

Bezeries is where the first contact between worlds has created a flashpoint in the battle to expand the universe--a place where a precarious ecology means the slightest misstep can result in death . . . or worse. Original.

About the Author

Karen Traviss is a former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist. She has worked in public relations for the police and local government, and has served in the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service and the Territorial Army. The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of City of Pearl, Crossing the Line, The World Before, Matriarch, Star Wars-Republic Commando: Hard Contact, Triple Zero, and Star Wars-Legacy of the Force: Bloodlines, she lives in Wiltshire, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060541729
Author:
Traviss, Karen
Publisher:
Eos
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Human-alien encounters
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
6.84x4.24x1.08 in. .42 lbs.

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