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Ancestral Machines

A Humanity's Fire novel

By Michael Cobley

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Science fiction on an epic scale - a stand-alone science fiction adventure set in Michael Cobley's bestselling Humanity's Fire universe. Perfect for fans of Iain M. Banks or James S. A. Corey's Expanse series. Now in paperback

The Warcage is a feat of unprecedented stellar engineering: two hundred worlds harnessed to an artificial sun. Built to travel through space as a monument to peace between alien species, its voracious rulers have turned it into a nightmarish wasteland, capturing new planets for slaves and resources, then discarding the old.

Now, when a verdant agri-world is pulled out of its orbit and a deal goes bad, it is up to the captain of a smuggling ship to journey into the Warcage and rescue his crew.

Biographical Notes

Michael Cobley was born in the city of Leicester, has lived in Perth (Australia) and Glasgow but now resides in North Ayrshire. His previous works have included the Shadowkings trilogy (a dark and grim fantasy epic), Iron Mosaic (a collection of short stories) and Seeds of Earth, Orphaned Worlds and The Ascendant Stars, comprising the Humanity's Fire trilogy. Ancestral Machines is a stand-alone novel set in the universe of Humanity's Fire.

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  • ISBN: 9780356501789
  • Publication date: 22 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 544
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