Redemption Ark (Audio)
Late in the twenty-sixth century, the human race has advanced enough to accidentally trigger the Inhibitors---alien-killing machines designed to detect intelligent life and destroy it. The only hope for humanity lies in the recovery of a secret cache of doomsday weapons---and a renegade named... show more
Late in the twenty-sixth century, the human race has advanced enough to accidentally trigger the Inhibitors---alien-killing machines designed to detect intelligent life and destroy it. The only hope for humanity lies in the recovery of a secret cache of doomsday weapons---and a renegade named Clavain who is determined to find them. But other factions want the weapons for their own purposes---and the weapons themselves have another agenda altogether.
Publish date: 2009-03-16
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Space Opera
, Speculative Fiction
, Hard Science Fiction
Series: Revelation Space (#2)
Synopsis: As alien machines build a gigantic machine meant to destroy a star, Ilia Volyova and Ana Khouri hatch a plan to rescue the inhabitants of a nearby planet from annihilation. Meanwhile a maverick outsider abandons his allegiance to his faction in search of a group of powerful weapons to use ...
“Kill me, please. Kill me now.” The ‘Revelation Space’ saga continues and if you’re in this far the news is good: ‘Redemption Ark’ more than satisfactorily continues proceedings because Reynolds, God bless him, doesn’t faff about. The Inhibitors are in play from the start and they’re merrily obliter...
Finally finished "Absolution Gap", final of this dystopian space opera. It took me a while to pick up the third as the second was a bit of a disappointment, I was hooked with "Revelation space" in which the potential for an epic story was laid out, disappointed with "Redemption Ark" where more chara...
[Revelation Space #2] Ok, I have to say that I like Reynolds's solution to Faster Than Light travel. It's not impossible; it's just a really, really bad idea. You could edit yourself right out of the universe. Or this universe, anyway.I was tempted to go for 3.5 stars but I wasn't quite sure the b...
A few loose ends, but let's see if the 3rd volume deals with those. An excellent story that kept me looking for more.
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