A call to arms

Framsida
Ballantine Books, 1 apr. 1991 - 341 sidor
For eons, the Amplitur had searched space for intelligent species, each of which was joyously welcomed to take part in the fulfillment of the Amplitur Purpose. Whether it wanted to or not. When the Amplitur and their allies stumbled upon the races called the Weave, the Purpose seemed poised for a great leap forward. But the Weave's surprising unity also gave it the ability to fight the Amplitur and their cause. And fight it did -- for thousands of years. Will Dulac was a New Orleans composer who thought the tiny reef off Belize would be the perfect spot to drop anchor and finish his latest symphony in solitude. What he found instead was a group of alien visitors -- a scouting party for the Weave, looking. for allies among what they believed to be a uniquely warlike race: Humans. Will tried to convince the aliens that Man was fundamentally peaceful, for he understood that Human involvement would destroy the race. But all too soon, it didn't matter. The Amplitur had discovered Earth... First Time in Paperback

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Will Dulac was a New Orleans composer hiding out in the Caribbean where he was struggling to compose his masterwork. Unknown to him, Earth had become a place of interest for a group of aliens trying ... Läs hela recensionen

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It took me a bit to get into this story. The first chapter or so is a bit slow. But once the Weave met the humans - the story grabbed me hard. Foster does an excellent job of exposing humanity, and ... Läs hela recensionen

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ALAN DEAN FOSTER has written in a variety of genres, in?cluding hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Star Wars: The Approaching Storm, as well as novelizations of several films including Star Wars, the first three Alien films, and Alien Nation. His novel Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990, the first science fiction work ever to do so. Foster and his wife, JoAnn Oxley, live in Prescott, Arizona, in a house built of brick that was salvaged from an early-twentieth-century miners? brothel.

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