To sleep in a sea of stars / Christopher Paolini.

Paolini, Christopher [Browse]
First U.S. Edition.
  • New York : Tor, 2020.
  • ©2020
878 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


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Science fiction [Browse]
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During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, Kira Navárez finds an alien relic. At first delighted, her elation turns to terror when the ancient dust around her begins to move. As war erupts among the stars, Kira is launched into a galaxy-spanning odyssey of discovery and transformation. First contact is not at all what she imagined, and events push her to the very limits of what it means to be human. Now Earth and its colonies stand upon the brink of annihilation-- and Kira might be humanity's greatest and final hope.-- adapted from jacket
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Part one: Exogenesis. Dreams -- Reliquary -- Extenuating circumstances -- Anguish -- Madness -- Shouts & echoes -- Countdown -- Out & about -- Choices -- Exeunt I -- Part two: Sublimare. Awakening -- Wallfish -- Assumptions -- Kriegsspiel -- Extremis -- Near & far -- Icons & indications -- Nowhere to hide -- Graceling -- Darmstadt -- Exposure -- Lessons -- Exeunt II -- Part three: Apocalypsis. Past sins -- A caelo usque ad centrum -- Shards -- Terror -- Sic itur ad astra -- Into the dark -- Necessity -- Sins of the present -- Exeunt III -- Part four: Fidelitatis. Dissonance -- Orsted station -- Escape! -- Necessity II -- Exeunt IV -- Part five: Malignitatem. Arrival -- Necessity III -- Integratum -- Ferro Comitante -- Astrorum Irae -- Sub specie aeternitatis -- Exeunt V -- Part Six: Quietus. Recognition -- Unity -- Decession -- Exeunt VI -- Addendum. Appendix I: Spacetime & FTL -- Appendix II: Ship-based combat in space -- Appendix III: Terminology -- Appendix IV: Timeline -- Afterword & acknowledgments.
  • 9781250762849 ((hardback))
  • 1250762847 ((hardback))
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