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Chaos and Order: The Gap Into Madness

Authors: Donaldson, Stephen R.
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC002000, FIC028010, FIC028030
ISBN: 9780307573049, Related ISBNs: 0307573044, 0553071793, 0553572539, 9780307573049, 9780553071795
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 684,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: As the planetoid Thanatos Minor explodes into atoms, a specially-fitted cruiser escapes the mass destruction and hurtles into space only a step ahead of hostile pursuit. On board Trumpet are a handful of bedraggled fugitives from an outlaw world - old enemies suddenly and violently thrown together in a desperate bid for survival. Among this unlikely crew of allies are Morn Hyland, once a UMC cop, now a prisoner to the electrodes implanted in her brain; her son, Davies, "force-grown" to adulthood by the alien Amnion and struggling to understand his true identity; the amoral space buccaneer Nick Succorso, whose most daring act of piracy could be his last; and Angus Thermopyle, unstoppable cyborg struggling to wrest control of his own mind from his UMC programmers.
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