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By Chris Bunch, Allan Cole

2011 Retail ePub of publication 1 from an 8-Book technological know-how Fiction sequence published among 1982 and 1993.

Hailed as a "landmark technology fiction series" the Sten sequence has delighted thousands of readers world wide. Set 3 thousand years sooner or later, the 8 Sten novels inform the story of a tricky, street-wise orphan who escapes his destiny as manufacturing unit planet "delinq" to develop into the powerful right-hand of the main strong guy within the Universe--a guy hailed by way of his billons of matters as "The everlasting Emperor." This version encompasses a brand-new "Forward" creation to the sequence in addition to a range of recipes from the Emperor's cookbook. vintage SF event!

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He resisted the urge to back away a step, compromising by shifting his stance slightly. Head wounds sometimes brought on bizarre ideas and dangerous behavior. Baldur was still staring at him, not so much threatening now as if pleading silently for some kind of help. After a moment Hal cleared his throat and asked with polite curiosity: "What happened next? " Now there was outrage, though not directed at Hal. "When I opened my eyes, I saw that the fighting was over. " The voice of the self-proclaimed dead man was turning shrill.

At the moment he was certainly not on his guard. A short sword was sheathed at his side, and his clothes were so begrimed and tattered that it was hard to guess whether they had originally been of rich material or poor. This newcomer's attention was entirely centered on the great fire itself, whose gentle roar went on unceasingly. The youth continued a methodical progression, as if he were intent on making his way entirely around the ring of flame, reconnoitering just as Hal had done. He even seemed to be making the same tentative efforts to approach the burning wall as closely as he could, but of course the heat kept him yards away.

It's remarkable how those things work, sometimes," Hal acknowledged diplomatically. By now they were strolling together back toward the house.

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