The Children of the Company

The Children of the Company

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Take a ride through time with the devil. In the sixth book of the "Company" series, we meet Executive Facilitator General Labienus. He's used his immortal centuries to plot a complete takeover of the world since he was a young god-figure in Sumeria. In a meditative mood, he reviews his interesting career. He muses on his subversion of the Company black project ADONAI. He considers also Aegeus, his despised rival for power, who has discovered and captured a useful race of mortals known as Homo sapiens umbratilis. Their unique talents may enable him to seize ultimate power. Labienus plans a double cross that will kill two birds with one stone: he will woo away Aegeus' promising protege, the Facilitator Victor, and at the same time dispose of a ghost from his own past who has become inconvenient. The Hugo-nominated novella "Son Observe The Time," telling that part of the story, is included here in its entirety.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 27.9mm | 544.32g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 076531455X
  • 9780765314550

About Kage Baker

KAGE BAKER has been an artist, actor, and director at the Living History Centre and has taught Elizabethan English as a Second Language. Born in 1952 in Hollywood, she lives in Pismo Beach, California, the Clam Capital of the World.
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"An astonishing and thoroughly satisfying instalment". - Kirkus Reviews"
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