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Ascension by Drew Karpyshyn
Book DescriptionWhen they vanished 50,000 years ago, the Protheans left their advanced technology scattered throughout the galaxy. The chance discovery of a Prothean cache on Mars allows humanity to join those already reaping the rewards of the ancients' high-tech wizardry. But for one rogue militia, the goal is not participation but domination. Scientist Kahlee Sanders has left the Systems Alliance for the Ascension Project, a program that helps gifted "biotic" children harness their extraordinary powers. The program's most promising student is twelve-year-old Gillian Grayson, who is borderline autistic. What Kahlee doesn't know is that Gillian is an unwitting pawn of the outlawed black ops group Cerberus, which is sabotaging the program by conducting illegal experiments on the students. When the Cerberus plot is exposed, Gillian's father takes her away from the Ascension Project and flees into the lawless Terminus Systems. Determined to protect Gillian, Kahlee goes with them, unaware that the elder Grayson is, in fact, a Cerberus operative. To rescue the young girl, Kahlee must travel to the farthest ends of the galaxy, battling fierce enemies and impossible odds. But how will she be able to save a daughter from her own father?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400160044
(190mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Drew Karpyshyn
Chaos Unleashed, Paperback (October 2015)
Armed with the Talismans of power the four champions, the Children of Fire, must find the Keystone, a fabled place where, or so it is said, the Legacy can be restored. But even the noblest heart can be twisted by the tainted magic of Chaos...
Scorched Earth, Paperback (July 2015)
Beset on all sides by mortal and supernatural enemies, The Children of Fire - four mortals touched by the power of Chaos - are in search of the Talismans that can put a stop to an ancient enemy of the Gods. But in doing so, they unleash a flood of Chaos magic on the land - leaving death, destruction and a vengeful queen in their wake...
Children of Fire, Paperback (September 2014)View all books by Drew Karpyshyn
When Daemron, the human champion of the Gods, betrayed the Immortals and sided with Chaos, he started what was to become a long and bloody war. The Gods sacrificed themselves to contain him, but Daemron had one last means of escape... Now, four children must bear the consequences.
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Author Biography - Drew Karpyshyn
Drew Karpyshyn is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Star Wars: Darth Bane: Path of Destruction" and other fantasy and science fiction novels, as well as an award-winning writer/designer for the computer game company BioWare. David Colacci has worked as a narrator for over fifteen years, during which time he has won "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, earned Audie nominations, and been included on Best of Year lists by such publications as "Publishers Weekly," "AudioFile" magazine, and "Library Journal."
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