For generations, the solar system -- Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt -- was humanity's great frontier. Until now. The alien artifact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has appeared in Uranus's orbit, where it has built a massive gate that leads to a starless dark.Jim Holden... show more
For generations, the solar system -- Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt -- was humanity's great frontier. Until now. The alien artifact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has appeared in Uranus's orbit, where it has built a massive gate that leads to a starless dark.Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante are part of a vast flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine the artifact. But behind the scenes, a complex plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its core. As the emissaries of the human race try to find whether the gate is an opportunity or a threat, the greatest danger is the one they brought with them.
Publish date: June 4th 2013
Pages no: 539
Edition language: English
Series: Expanse (#3)
Each one of these suckers is equal to about three regular-length books, and every one of these bajillion pages is good. I particularly like the way the authors made a future full of people of various colors, but the prejudice isn't racial, it's place of origin (Earth, Mars, Asteroid Belt). Way to re...
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When most people die in space from sudden deceleration you'd think they'd install some airbags in spaceships. Safety first!The third Expanse novel by James Corey sees Holden and his crew being manipulated into starting an interplanetary war. Since they now have a Stargate - I assume that name isn't ...
Continuing my obsession with this sci-fi series, we have book three Abaddon's Gate. I'm really, really enjoying this series.First, it's just a really good operatic sci-fi series with enough elements of 'hard' sci-fi to give it a believable feel. I think I initially avoided the series because I'm not...
This review assumes you read the previous books. The big bad finally made its move in the previous book. A massive structure called the Ring parked itself at the edge of the solar system and every major player is sending everything they got. In this book we learn more about the protomolecule ori...