The Ascension Factor by Frank Herbert
Series: The Pandora Sequence, Book 3.
Approx. 125,240 words.
Published on April 19, 2012 by
Pandora is under the fist of an ambitious clone from hibernation called The Director, who rules with a sadistic security force led by assassin Spider Nevi.
The resistance fighters’ main hope is a woman believed by some to be the child of God. She pools her talents with Dwarf MacIntosh, Beatriz Tatoosh, and Rico LaPush to overthrow The Director and the sinister cabal with which he rules.