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Snow in the Desert (Short Reads) - Neal Asher
Snow in the Desert (Short Reads)
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In the parched, arid wastes of this far-flung Polity world, Snow is being hunted. With a prize on his head and his life in danger, trust is a luxury he can't afford. Hirald, pale and deadly in the blistering heat, is an ambiguous presence. But who is she? What does she want from him? Mankind has... show more
In the parched, arid wastes of this far-flung Polity world, Snow is being hunted. With a prize on his head and his life in danger, trust is a luxury he can't afford. Hirald, pale and deadly in the blistering heat, is an ambiguous presence. But who is she? What does she want from him? Mankind has sought Snow's secret for thousands of years, and blood will flow in the desert before it's revealed.This short tale is compelling, brutal and lingers long after the final word: the perfect introduction to Neal Asher's Polity universe fiction.Praise for Neal Asher'Skillfully combines graphic action and sensitive characterisation' GUARDIAN'This is top-notch stuff from an author well and truly at the top of his game' SFX
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B006GN7KFS
Publisher: Tor
Pages no: 35
Edition language: English
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Science Fiction
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3.0 Snow in the Desert (Short Story) (Polity)
I started reading this and it sounded VERY familiar. And it turns out it was in a book of short stories by Asher, The Gabble: And Other Stories, and I wasn't going crazy. So this short story is about a man who has regenerative powers and who Earth Central wants, along with unscrupulous bounty hunt...
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