AN EPIC INTERSTELLAR TALE OF WAR FROM A MASTER OF SCIENCE FICTION.
The Gurus came in peace, bearing gifts.
They were a highly advanced, interstellar species who brought amazingly useful and sophisticated technology to the human race. There was, of course, a catch. The Gurus warned of a far more malevolent life form, beings who have hounded the Gurus from sun to sun, planet to planet, across the cosmos. Pundits have taken to calling them the Antagonists-or Antags-and they have already established a beachhead on Mars. For all they've done for us, the Gurus would now like our help. Continued...
War Dogs is scheduled for release on October 21, 2014.
|Artwork by Phil Smith, Museum Curator
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE FICTION
For the past six months, I’ve been working with a team to bring the Museum of Science Fiction to Washington, DC: www.museumofsciencefiction.org
Over three dozen professionals are volunteering on the project: architects, accountants, artists, lawyers, curators, project managers, IT professionals, marketing and visitor experience people, video production and public relations people – just to name a few. Everyone is totally energized about our mission: To create a center of gravity where art and science are powered by imagination.
Until now, we’ve been flying under the radar. We’ve now publically announced our first campaign, and it will be very visible with a lot of national media coverage.
Our fundraising website went live on Monday: www.scificrowdfund.com
Book three in The Forerunner Saga was released on March 19, 2013. It follows Halo: Cryptum and Halo: Primordium which were inspired by the hit Xbox game.
In the last years of the Forerunner empire, chaos rules. The Flood—a horrifying shape-changing parasite—has arrived in force, aided by unexpected allies. Internal strife within the ecumene has desperately weakened Forerunner defenses.
Too little, too late, the legal rate of Juridicals is only now investigating possible crimes by the Master Builder and others. Evidence-gathering agents known collectively as Catalog have been dispatched to collect testimony from the Librarian and both Didacts: the Ur-Didact, treacherously abandoned in a Flood-infested system, and the Bornstellar Didact, who accompanies the Librarian as she preserves specimens against the dire possibility of Halo extermination.
Facing the consequences of a mythic tragedy, one of them must now commit the greatest atrocity of all time—to prevent an insane evil from dominating the entire universe.
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ABOUT GREG BEAR
Greg Bear is the author of HULL ZERO THREE (Orbit November 2010), CITY AT THE END OF TIME (Del Rey 2009), MARIPOSA (Perseus paperback November 2010), HALO: CRYPTUM, HALO: PRIMORDIUM, and HALO: SILENTIUM (Tor, 2011, 2012, and 2013). He's the father of two young writers, Erik and Alexandra. Greg's wife, Astrid Anderson Bear, has sold her first short story to SAN DIEGO NOIR, in collaboration with Diane Clark.