The Sons of Heaven

The Sons of Heaven

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In "The Sons Of Heaven", the forces gathering to seize power finally move on the Company. The immortal Lewis wakes to find himself blinded, crippled, and left with no weapons but his voice, his memory, and the friendship of one extraordinary little girl. Edward Alton Bell-Fairfax, resurrected Victorian superman, plans for world domination. The immortal Mendoza makes a desperate bargain to delay him. Enforcer Budu, assisted by Joseph, enlists an unexpected ally in his plans to free his old warriors and bring judgment on his former masters.Executive Facilitator Suleyman uses his intelligence operation to uncover the secret of Alpha-Omega, vital to the mortals' survival. The mortal masters of the Company, terrified of a coup, invest in a plan they believe will terminate their immortal servants. And they awaken a powerful AI whom they call Dr Zeus.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 96.52 x 167.64 x 30.48mm | 226.8g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765356767
  • 9780765356765
  • 798,254

Review quote

"With "The Sons of Heaven," Kage Baker makes good on all the promises in the books that make up the main saga of The Company and its immortal, time-traveling minions. . . . The Company novels have never received the accolades they deserve. Here's hoping that, with the series completed, more readers will discover Baker's astonishing saga, assured that their time and effort will be amply rewarded."--"The San Francisco Chronicle""[Baker's] a fine prose stylist with a skeptical intelligence and a black sense of humor. What the series may lack in theological pretentiousness--the cyborgs, having never died, know no more about the Great Beyond than the rest of us do--it makes up for in zest and wit, even as it glances chillingly at history's horrors."--"The Los Angeles Times Book Review ""Baker's Company novels are a monumental achievement of imagination and whimsy ... Baker effortlessly juggles numerous characters and skillfully pulls plots and ideas together ... a satisfying concluding volume."--"Starlog"""
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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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Rating details

1,141 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 28% (318)
4 41% (465)
3 23% (268)
2 6% (70)
1 2% (20)
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