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Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms

Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms

Mark Whiteway

Science Fiction & Fantasy

On the planet Kelanni, life is cheap. An ruthless invader, backed up by Keltar enforcers is compelling the native populace to mine "lodestone", a substance that contains infinite power. The only ones that can stop him are a young girl with a fiery disposition, a former Keltar, a failed revolutionary, a musician and the mysterious creature Boxx, who seems to speak only in riddles.Finalist - 2010 Foreword Book of the Year Award.A white-hole portal from another universe rains so-called lodestones onto the surface of the planet Kelanni - a substance with unlimited power. With the aid of the fearsome Keltar enforcers in their flying cloaks, the Kelanni are being forced to mine the stones. Shann, an orphan with a fiery disposition, witnesses a battle between a Keltar and a stranger bearing a similar flying cloak. She tracks down the stranger, and learns of the technology behind the Keltars' power, joining him on a mission to free the slaves and cut off their supply of lodestones. Meanwhile Keris, a Keltar, is sent on a mission to track down the rebels. She is attacked by a flying creature and saved by the enigmatic Chandara. At their Great Tree, she learns that a mysterious "Prophet" is out to destroy the Kelanni people. Their only hope is a powerful instrument hidden in the distant past. Pursued by Keltar, the party will encounter bizarre creatures, ancient technologies and terrifying dangers. Finally, they must seek to cross a massive storm barrier in order to reach the other side of their world, where a world-shaking revelation awaits.
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The Arc of the Universe

The Arc of the Universe

Mark Whiteway

Science Fiction & Fantasy

The newest addition from the author that brought you the 'Lodestone Series', The Arc of the Universe is sure to delight old fans, and convert new ones alike.The Agantzane—masters of a vast interstellar alliance known as the Consensus. Who are they? Where do they come from?With the Damise's AI threatening to absorb both the Consensus and the worlds of Earth-controlled space, Quinn must seek out the ancient and powerful Elinare race with the help of his reanimated son and a ragtag band of allies. Loyalties shift and conspiracies abound in this fast moving third instalment!"The Arc of the Universe is fast-paced, full of action and adventure, and presents a lot of very interesting ideas; particularly in regard to politics and morals."The book is well laced with uniquely described creatures, and in-depth, satisfying explanations of the politics and science at work within the book's universe."With political machinations every bit as complex and robust as one might find in Game of...
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