At the Sign of Triumph
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At the Sign of Triumph

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The Church of God Awaiting controls the planet Safehold through luddite doctrine, deception and intimidation. Their reach is massive. Their rule is violent and merciless. And Charis, a single island realm, should have buckled under the sheer weight of the Church's expansive army. Should have. Charis is small, it will fight to the death to defend humanity's reintegration with technology. With the aide of Merlin Athrawes, the cybernetic avatar of a woman dead over a thousand years, Charis proves a formidable rebellion does not lie in numbers. Pushed to the brink of defeat, the Church desperately tries to maintain control, willingly embracing technology that jeopardizes the foundation of their religion. Safehold is poised for the final battle between freedom and subjugation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1040 pages
  • 104 x 172 x 45.72mm | 458.13g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765364638
  • 9780765364630
  • 84,423

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"A nice blend of historical combat and survival fiction....Very satisfying.... Safehold is in store for some interesting times in the coming years." --SFRevu on At the Sign of Triumph

"Vast, complex, intricate, subtle, and unlaydownable. This looks like the start of the biggest thing in science fiction since Isaac Asimov's Foundation series." --Dave Duncan on the Safehold series

"A complex and fascinating epic about change, identity, and the nature of faith." --Publishers Weekly on Like a Mighty Army

"A superb cast of characters and plenty of action... This fine book gives new luster to Weber's reputation and new pleasure to his fans." --Booklist (starred review) on By Schism Rent Asunder

"Weber brings the political maneuvering, past and future technologies, and vigorous protagonists together for a cohesive, engrossing whole." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Off Armageddon Reef

"Effortlessly exceeds the magnificence of its predecessor...I cannot emphasize how much I want to read the next chapter in the Safehold saga." --Fantasy Book Critic on By Schism Rent Asunder "Vast, complex, intricate, subtle, and unlaydownable. This looks like the start of the biggest thing in science fiction since Isaac Asimov's Foundation series." --Dave Duncan on the Safehold series

"A complex and fascinating epic about change, identity, and the nature of faith." --Publishers Weekly on Like a Mighty Army

"A superb cast of characters and plenty of action... This fine book gives new luster to Weber's reputation and new pleasure to his fans." --Booklist, starred review, on By Schism Rent Asunder

"Weber brings the political maneuvering, past and future technologies, and vigorous protagonists together for a cohesive, engrossing whole." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Off Armageddon Reef

"Effortlessly exceeds the magnificence of its predecessor...I cannot emphasize how much I want to read the next chapter in the Safehold saga." --Fantasy Book Critic on By Schism Rent Asunder Vast, complex, intricate, subtle, and unlaydownable. This looks like the start of the biggest thing in science fiction since Isaac Asimov's Foundation series. Dave Duncan on the Safehold series

"A complex and fascinating epic about change, identity, and the nature of faith." Publishers Weekly on Like a Mighty Army

"A superb cast of characters and plenty of action... This fine book gives new luster to Weber's reputation and new pleasure to his fans." Booklist, starred review, on By Schism Rent Asunder

"Weber brings the political maneuvering, past and future technologies, and vigorous protagonists together for a cohesive, engrossing whole." Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Off Armageddon Reef

"Effortlessly exceeds the magnificence of its predecessor...I cannot emphasize how much I want to read the next chapter in the Safehold saga." Fantasy Book Critic on By Schism Rent Asunder

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About David Weber

DAVID WEBER is the most popular living author of military science fiction. Aside from the Safehold series, he is also known for the New York Times bestselling Honor Harrington series, including A Rising Thunder (2012). He lives in South Carolina.
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Rating details

1,990 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
5 42% (840)
4 40% (795)
3 13% (264)
2 4% (72)
1 1% (19)
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