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    • ISBN:9781841493220
    • Publication date:02 Dec 2004

The Ethos Effect

A Novel

By L. E. Modesitt Jr.

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A powerful new SF novel from the author of the hugely popular Recluce and Spellsong series.

Van C. Albert is a commander in the Republic Space Force of Taran. His bravery led to the defeat of a larger enemy ship but caused the inadvertent destruction of a civilian liner. Although his name was cleared, he now seems doomed to a life of backwater postings. He can only watch as a simmering cold war erupts into a fierce interstellar war, fuelled by the pull of religious fanaticism, economic and political rivalry.

Van is seriously wounded on assignment, and wakes from a coma to find that he has been decorated and summarily retired from military service. Desperate to escape boredom, he jumps at the chance to fly a starship for the Integrated Information Systems foundation. Seemingly harmless, the IIS's influence is far reaching and Van soon finds himself at the centre of the action, a key player in a war which will shake all human worlds.

Biographical Notes

Although best known for his Fantasy novels, L.E. Modesitt, Jr. is author of a number of acclaimed SF novels, including ARCHFORM: BEAUTY, THE PARAFAITH WAR and ADIAMANTE.

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