By C. J. Cherryh
The Hugo Award-winning SF saga is now on hand in a single entire exchange paperback variation, containing Cyteen: The Betrayal, The Rebirth and The Vindication. "A mental novel, a homicide secret and an exam of energy on a grand scale, encompassing gentle years and outsize lifetimes".--Locus.
A awesome younger scientist rises to strength on Cyteen, haunted by way of the information that her predecessorand genetic duplicatedied by the hands of 1 of her depended on advisors. homicide, politics, and genetic manipulation give you the framework for the most recent Union-Alliance novel by means of the writer of Downbelow Station. Cherryh's expertise for extreme, literate storytelling keeps curiosity all through this lengthy, advanced novel.
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Grant can get his things, he can have a few days to calm down— You'll see him. " "That's what he's for, isn't it? He's an experimental. Tests are what he pays for his keep—" "He pays for his keep as a designer, dammit, he's not one of your damn test-subjects, he's—" My brother, he almost said. "I'm sorry if you've lost your objectivity in this. And I'd suggest you calm yourself down right now. You don't have your license to handle an Alpha yet, and you're not likely to get it if you can't control your emotions better than this.
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Let the Abolitionists peel off and start talking about dismantling the labs again. " "That's where Jordan can do us the most damage! " "Then we have to do something about his credibility, don't we? Think about it, Gerry. Corain's going to end up acquiescing—no, voting for—the establishment of a Reseune lab right on the Hope colony route. The Abolitionists haven't gotten saner, just quieter; and we have our own sleepers in their rank and file. Keep Corain quite busy putting out fires on his own decks.