The Call of Earth

Homecoming Saga (Volume 2)

Orson Scott Card

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As Harmony's Oversoul grows weaker, a great warrior has arisen to challenge its bans. His name is Moozh, and he has won control of an army using forbidden technology. Now he is aiming his soldiers at the city of Basilica, that strong fortress above the Plain.

Basilica remains in turmoil. Wetchik and his sons are not strong enough to stop a army. Can Rasa and her allies defeat him through intrigue, or will Moozh take the city and all who are in it?

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THE CALL OF EARTH (Chapter BETRAYAL)

THE DREAM OF THE GENERAL

General Vozmuzhalnoy Vozmozhno awoke from his dream, sweating, moaning. He opened his eyes, reached out with his hand, clutching. A hand caught his own, held it.

A man's hand. It was General Plodorodnuy. His most trusted lieutenant. His dearest friend. His inmost heart.

"You were dreaming, Moozh." It was the nickname that only Plod dared to use to his face.

"Yes, I was." Vozmuzhalnoy--Moozh--shuddered at the memory. "Such a dream."

"Was it portentous?"

"Horrifying, anyway.

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"The Memory of Earth promises to be volume one of five in the Homecoming series. And I'm hooked....A thoroughly enjoyable piece of storytelling. What the heck--bring on number two."--Chicago Tribune

"Superb"--Publisher's Weekly

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Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead. Ender’s Game and Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win these two top prizes in consecutive years. There are seven other novels to date in The Ender Universe series. Card has also written fantasy: The Tales of Alvin Maker is a series of fantasy novels set in frontier America; his most recent novel, The Lost Gate, is a contemporary magical fantasy. Card has written many other stand-alone sf and fantasy novels, as well as movie tie-ins and games, and publishes an internet-based science fiction and fantasy magazine, Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show.  Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, Card directs plays and teaches writing and literature at Southern Virginia University. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and youngest daughter, Zina Margaret.

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The Call of Earth
Orson Scott Card

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Science Fiction
November 2009
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429965378
ISBN10: 1429965371
352 pages
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Tor Science Fiction
January 1994
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ISBN: 9780812532616
ISBN10: 0812532619
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 352 pages
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