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Product Number: DD6234
Released: Aug 01, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470890476
Narrator/s: Ralph Cosham
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The search for the Builders, the legendary alien race whose unfathomable constructs continued to perplex scholars and explorers alike, had led Builder expert Darya Lang, adventurer Hans Rebka, and treasure hunters Louis Nenda and Atvar H'sial to an unknown Builder artifact far outside the spiral arm. There they found the Zardalu, once the greatest menace ever known to the worlds of the spiral arm, enslaving entire races and exterminating others, guided by an unswerving belief in their own supremacy. The only chance to eliminate the Zardalu threat was to wipe them all out before they had time to breed back up to strength and once again threaten civilized beings everywhere. But as they closed in, it was becoming clear that the Zardalu and their world were closely entwined with the fate-and the plans-of the Builders themselves.


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Product Number:DD6234
Product Number:Z100096409

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Author(s): Charles Sheffield
Narrator(s): Ralph Cosham
Product Number Z100096409
Released: Jun 21, 2015
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ISBN: #9781481579018

Professional reviews

"Charles Sheffield, who was himself a scientist, wrote smart, hard science fiction adventure stories. TRANSCENDENCE is exactly that--smart, hard science fiction adventure. This is a story that both awes and excites as a group of beings (human and alien) travels in search of a hostile race called the Zardalu. The characters in the book encountered these aliens earlier in this series, titled The Heritage Universe. (This book is Volume 3.) Geoffrey Howard's English accent is a nice match for the material. He does his best work when he's performing comic relief through one of the novel's characters. S.D. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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