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The Warriors of Spider
by W. Michael Gear




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The groundbreaking novel that launched Gear's sci-fi career--this 20th anniversary edition introduces readers to the thrilling Spider trilogy

The Directorate was run by the powerful few--genetically-altered humans permanently linked with the GI-net, the massive computer network that contained everything there was to know about the planets and space stations claimed by humankind. For centuries, the Directorate had ruled over countless star systems, its authority absolute and unquestioned. But now stirrings of rebellion were being felt in the far-flung commercial empire.

And at this crucial time, the Directorate had discovered a planet out beyond its farthest reaches, a place known only as World, where the descendants of humans stranded long ago by a starship crash had survived by becoming a race of warriors, a race led by its Prophets, men with the ability to see the many possible pathways of the future. Men who had already foreseen the coming of the Directorate's Patrol ship Bullet--and were preparing their warriors for this first contact in which even one wrong choice could destroy both World and empire....

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Overview

The groundbreaking novel that launched Gear's sci-fi career--this 20th anniversary edition introduces readers to the thrilling Spider trilogy

The Directorate was run by the powerful few--genetically-altered humans permanently linked with the GI-net, the massive computer network that contained everything there was to know about the planets and space stations claimed by humankind. For centuries, the Directorate had ruled over countless star systems, its authority absolute and unquestioned. But now stirrings of rebellion were being felt in the far-flung commercial empire.

And at this crucial time, the Directorate had discovered a planet out beyond its farthest reaches, a place known only as World, where the descendants of humans stranded long ago by a starship crash had survived by becoming a race of warriors, a race led by its Prophets, men with the ability to see the many possible pathways of the future. Men who had already foreseen the coming of the Directorate's Patrol ship Bullet--and were preparing their warriors for this first contact in which even one wrong choice could destroy both World and empire....


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  • ISBN-13: 9780756405151
  • ISBN-10: 0756405157
  • Publisher: Daw Books
  • Publish Date: July 2008
  • Page Count: 385
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.78 x 4.32 x 1.03 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds

Series: Spider #1

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