Books tagged: dying earth

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The Last Rocket
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What would you do, if as part of the construction crew, you had a one in a thousand chance to ride the last rocket to leave an exhausted and depleted Earth? When you lose out, and are suddenll given a last minute reprieve, just how far will you go to ensure you get your place?
Old Dwarf
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story is set in distant future on earth at the time when our Sun is heading towards its end and humanity had taked refuge under ground to escape from harsh heat and radiation. People have adapted to their new conditions and everyone has forgotten about their dying sun and with passage of time a need to know about the surface condition arise which leads to astonishing discovery.
Sky Pirates
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ulrik: a sky pirate sentenced to death in the arena. Valerius: a wizard whose wicked schemes have ensured that even his wealthy kin want him dead. Rhea: part human, part predatory cat, a thief who always gets what she wants. All three are about to be trapped in conflict with the sinister sorceror Molok and his undead army in a battle for the fate of the world.
9 Tales of Henghis Hapthorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Here are nine tales of Henghis Hapthorn, foremost freelance discriminator of Old Earth in the planet's penultimate age. Included are the six stories that ran in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (and were previously collected in The Gist Hunter and Other Stories), leading up to the events that began the first Hapthorn novel, Majestrum, plus three more.
Fools Errant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Foppish young Filidor Vesh wants only to dally among his shallow pastimes. But a simple errand for his uncle, the vaguely all-powerful Archon of Old Earth, becomes a frenetic odyssey across a planet speckled with eccentric nations pursuing odd aims with intense determination. A satirical fantasy by the author Booklist calls "heir apparent to Jack Vance."
Fool Me Twice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,140. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In another sparkling and slightly askew adventure in the mode of Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams and Jack Vance, errant fop Filidor Vesh sashays once more through the penultimate age, finding that love is a many splintered thing. A sequel to Fools Errant from the author Booklist calls "heir apparent to Jack Vance."
Majestrum: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Henghis Hapthorn is the foremost penetrator of mysteries in a decadent, far-future Old Earth, just before the Dying Earth. Superbly rational, he disdains the notion that the universe might have an alternative organizing principle: magic. But now a new age is dawning, overturning the very foundations of his existence, and he must struggle to survive in a world where all the rules are changing.
The Spiral Labyrinth: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the sequel to Majestrum, Old Earth's foremost discriminator continues to struggle with a world in which science must give way to magic. Then his intuitive alter ego's researches thrust him centuries forward in time, into a world where magic rules unchallenged and Henghis Hapthorn becomes the pawn of five contending wizards of the Dying Earth.
Hespira: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Henghis Hapthorn leaves Old Earth to solve the mystery of Hespira, an ungainly off-world woman who has lost her memory. The investigation takes him down The Spray to the rank-obsessed world of Ikkibal and the rustic Shannery, where he unravels Hespira's role in a deadly feud between aristocrats. But behind the scenes an unseen antagonist is plotting the discriminator's destruction.