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Author Topic: Orphans of Chaos  (Read 1277 times)
Spooky Fanboy
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« on: December 05, 2005, 03:31:43 PM »

Hey, kiddoes, looking for a little twist to your 9W games? Check out the interesting new book by Jon C. Wright, Orphans of Chaos. It has lovely little non-traditional nuggets of Greek myth fused with paradigms and superscience. The five protagonists could easily be young Archons. Check it out!
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Thor Olavsrud
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2005, 03:41:48 PM »

Cool! I'll check it out. I'll also recommend an oldie but a goodie: Richard Garfinkle's Celestial Matters.

It's a hard SF book, but in a universe where Aristotelian physics are true.

blurb: Celestial Matters is a startling novel of hard SF in which the scientific beliefs of the ancient Greeks are literal fact. The empire of Alexander the Great has lasted a thousand years, and for a thousand years it has been at war with the empire of the Orient. Now a spaceship is traveling through the heavenly crystalline spheres to the sun to return with the ultimate weapon: a fiery piece of the sun itself.
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