The Succession Duology
The Risen Empire, The Killing of WorldsSuccession
This discounted ebundle of the Succession Duology includes: The Risen Empire and The Killing of Worlds
From Scott Westerfeld, the acclaimed author of the Leviathan trilogy and the Uglies series comes a sweeping space opera.
A warrior and a pacifist senator hold the fate of the empire in their hands. They stand at a war between an immortal god-like emperor and relentless cybernetic humans. Only one can prevail.
The Risen EmpireCaptain Laurent Zai and his pacifist lover Senator Nara Oxham, separated by lightyears, hold the fate of the empire in their hands. They serve an Emperor who has reigned with his sister the Child Empress for sixteen hundred years as living gods. But even gods might bow to the fanaticism of the Rix, machine-augmented humans, who long for the cybernetic rule of a vast AI.
The Killing of Worlds
Brilliant tactician Captain Laurent Zai of the Imperial Frigate Lynx faces a suicide mission: stopping the next thrust of the Rix invasion with just his own ship. While ship-to-ship combat rages among the stars, Zai's lover, Senator Nara Oxham, is caught in a deadly political fencing match with the Emperor himself.
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