Mars is supposed to be deadÂ Bizarre quakes are rumbling over the
long-dormant tectonic plates of the planet, disrupting its
trillion-dollar mining operations and driving scientists past the
edges of theory and reason. However, when rocks shake off their
ancient dust and begin to rollÂ seemingly of their own volitionÂ
carving canals as they converge to form a towering structure amid
the ruddy terrain, Lt. Jain and her JSC team realize that their
routine geological survey of a Martian cave system is anything but.
The only clues they have stem from the emissions of a mysterious
blue radiation, and a 300-year-old journal that is writing
itself.Lt. Thomas Weatherby of His Majesty's Royal Navy is an
honest 18th-century man, doing his part for King and Country aboard
the HMS Daedalus, a frigate sailing the high seas between
continentsÂ and the immense Void between the Known Worlds.With the
aid of his fierce captain, a drug-addled alchemist, and a servant
girl with a remarkable past, Weatherby must track a great and
powerful mystic, who has embarked upon a sinister quest to upset
the balance of the planetsÂ the consequences of which may reach far
beyond the Solar System, threatening the very fabric of space
itself.Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos
imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers
interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF,
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Night Shade Books
|Country of origin:
Michael J Martinez
||229 x 152 x 29mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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