From Andrew Bannister, author of Creation Machine and Iron Gods, comes the final thrilling, heart-in-mouth science fiction novel of the Spin.
A hundred millennia has passed since the events of Iron Gods
. The Spin is dying, and its few inhabitants live unknowingly in the relative paradise of one of hundreds of Virtual Realities--'vrealities'--or they scrape a living out of remains of the real world.
As the vrealities drain the last resources of the Spin, a rebellion which could kill millions sparks and gains momentum.
In a remote star system, an ancient insectoid called Skarbo the Horologist has studied The Spin for several lifetimes. Himself near to death, he makes a final journey to look his last on the object of his studies. There he learns of the artificial system's past, the real nature of the vrealities--and the part he has to play in their
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Praise for Iron Gods
"With...Creation Machine, we seemed to have struck a nugget of SF gold. With Iron Gods our luck continues and it seems that with this new author we may well have found a vein of the stuff."--Concatenation
Praise for Creation Machine
"This is space opera on steroids."--Robert J. Sawyer, author of Quantum Night
"Conjures up the same kind of gnarly, lurid weirdness that made Iain M. Banks' SF epics so memorable."--SFX
"An excellent read that ticked the boxes for me."--Neal Asher
"Fast-paced, intelligent SF, action-packed and immersive."--Adrian Tchaikovsky
"A beautiful space opera."--SciFi Now
"Great action . . . enjoyable and accessible."--SF Book Reviews