Mirror Space

Sentients of Orion

Book 3
Open Road Media
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With her home planet of Araldis under occupation by hostile forces, and the Orion League of Sentient Species unable—or unwilling—to help, Mira Fedor is forced to turn to the mercenary captain, Rast Randall, if she is to save her home. Having Rast on her side means she can thwart political constraints and enact her own game of ruthlessness. As hidden strategies of her allies and enemies alike are revealed, Mira wonders why the philosophers of Scolar have been targeted? And how far does the Extropist influence extend into Orion space? Is everyone set to achieve their separate goals, or has one devastating agenda been set in motion? Mira fears that these puzzling events are all leading toward a single and terrifying conclusion . . .

Marianne de Pierres' epic Sentients of Orion series has been called "a grand space opera" (The Times Literary Supplement) and "brilliant in all senses of the word" (Sean Williams). All four books were shortlisted for the prestigious Aurealis Award, with the final book winning for best novel. 

 
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About the author

In addition to the four volumes of the Sentients of Orion series, Marianne de Pierres has written and published Nylon AngelCode Noir, and Crash Deluxe in the Parrish Plessis series. Her Night Creature series, Burn BrightAngel Arias, and Shine Light, is for young adult readers. She also writes humorous crime under the pseudonym Marianne Delacourt. Visit her at www.mariannedepierres.com.
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Apr 1, 2014
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Pages
395
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ISBN
9781497626720
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / Military
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera
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The complete four-volume, Aurealis Award–shortlisted, science fiction epic: “An engaging space opera with plenty of action” (Publishers Weekly).

Dark Space: The arid mining planet of Araldis has been invaded. As her people struggle against the onslaught, Baronessa Mira Fedor falls prey to the intrigues of the planet’s elite, forcing her on the run. To survive, Mira must uncover the identity of the single guiding intelligence responsible for both the war and her betrayal.
 
Chaos Space: Mira Fedor has fled war-torn Araldis. Her only hope to save her world lies with the Orion League of Sentient Species, which will not involve itself in an intergalactic conflict. Pursued by her planet’s invaders and her own people, Mira finds herself targeted by the League’s agents. She knows a single entity is responsible for the havoc wreaked on her life, but its motives remain a mystery.
 
Mirror Space: With her home planet of Araldis under hostile occupation, and the Orion League unable—or unwilling—to help, Mira Fedor recruits mercenary captain Rast Randall to save her home. Now, she is free to unearth the hidden strategies of her allies and enemies alike, and continue her quest to solve the mystery of the omniscient Sole Entity with a dark agenda.
 
Transformation Space: Mira Fedor is pregnant, and her rapid gestation indicates her child may be more than human. As secrets are revealed and conspiracies exposed about the attack on Araldis, Mira wonders if this cosmic game where so many people have been used as pawns is truly coming to an end—and if the Sole Entity has a final move to make.
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The complete four-volume, Aurealis Award–shortlisted, science fiction epic: “An engaging space opera with plenty of action” (Publishers Weekly).

Dark Space: The arid mining planet of Araldis has been invaded. As her people struggle against the onslaught, Baronessa Mira Fedor falls prey to the intrigues of the planet’s elite, forcing her on the run. To survive, Mira must uncover the identity of the single guiding intelligence responsible for both the war and her betrayal.
 
Chaos Space: Mira Fedor has fled war-torn Araldis. Her only hope to save her world lies with the Orion League of Sentient Species, which will not involve itself in an intergalactic conflict. Pursued by her planet’s invaders and her own people, Mira finds herself targeted by the League’s agents. She knows a single entity is responsible for the havoc wreaked on her life, but its motives remain a mystery.
 
Mirror Space: With her home planet of Araldis under hostile occupation, and the Orion League unable—or unwilling—to help, Mira Fedor recruits mercenary captain Rast Randall to save her home. Now, she is free to unearth the hidden strategies of her allies and enemies alike, and continue her quest to solve the mystery of the omniscient Sole Entity with a dark agenda.
 
Transformation Space: Mira Fedor is pregnant, and her rapid gestation indicates her child may be more than human. As secrets are revealed and conspiracies exposed about the attack on Araldis, Mira wonders if this cosmic game where so many people have been used as pawns is truly coming to an end—and if the Sole Entity has a final move to make.
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