The Rise of Endymion

Simmons, Dan

| 1997

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The magnificent conclusion to one of the greatest science fiction sagas of our time The time of reckoning has arrived. As a final genocidal Crusade threatens to enslave humanity forever, a new messiah has come of age. She is Aenea and she has undergone a strange apprenticeship to those known as the Others. Now her protector, Raul Endymion, one-time shepherd and convicted murderer, must help her deliver her startling message to her growing army of disciples. But first they must embark on a final spectacular mission to discover the underlying meaning of the universe itself. They have been followed on their journey by the mysterious Shrike--monster, angel, killing machine--who is about to reveal the long-held secret of its origin and purpose. And on the planet of Hyperion, where the story first began, the final revelation will be delivered--an apocalyptic message that unlocks the secrets...

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Peter Åkerberg



Upplösningen på Hyperion-sagan är transcendent sci-fi på högsta nivå. The Shrikes historia och syfte får sin förklaring (i alla fall nästan) och lösa trådar från Hyperion knyts ihop. Mäktigt.

Maria B Hansson



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