The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons
The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons

The Rise of Endymion

(Gollancz SF S.)
by Dan Simmons
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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 of existence and the fate of humankind in the galaxy.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publisher

Publish Date

Nov 9, 2006

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

320

ISBN

0575076402

ISBN-13

9780575076402