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"Battlestar Galactica" has become the biggest hit series in the history of the Sci Fi Channel. Named the number 1 TV series of 2005 by "Time" magazine, this powerful, dramatic show, entering its third season this year, has taken critics and viewers by storm, proving that a show set in the future can transcend genre labels with good writing, fine acting, and tense, character-driven stories of human conflict. Readers who like the TV series, along with fans of the old show and anyone who just likes a rousing space adventure story, will be entranced by Steven Harpers fast-paced, gripping new novel. After a skirmish in which a Cylon craft is destroyed, a colonial-issue escape pod is found floating in space. Aboard Galactica, the crew discover in the pod a survivor, colonial singer Peter Atti, and his Cylon captor. Soon after his liberation, people begin babbling incoherently and dropping into comas. Unwittingly, Peter has been spreading a nerve-deteriorating Cylon weapon and he just performed for half the fleet. As Dr. Gaius Baltar works on a vaccine, a sect of fanatics begins to hail Peter as the religious leader who will save humanity.
Like the Cylons, they worship one god, and they believe this virus is the path to salvation. They will do anything to keep the antidote from being distributed. But their salvation could mean the destruction of humankind. Readers will be hooked by the explosive chain of events that unfolds.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 205.7 x 327.7 x 27.9mm | 272.16g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765316080
  • 9780765316080
  • 2,245,688

About Steven Harper

Steven Harper is a two-time Spectrum Award finalist who has published more than a dozen novels, as well as many short stories. He lives in Michigan.
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"It's all been said before, but I'll say it again: "Battlestar Galactica" is much, much better than you can possibly imagine." --Salon.com on the "Battlestar Galactica" TV Series "This story of enemies within is dead serious, and seriously good." --James Poniewozik, "Time Magazine "on the "Battlestar Galactica" TV Series" ""Serious and sexy, "Battlestar Galactica" is the best sci fi on TV." --"CFQ" (Cinefantastique) on the "Battlestar Galactica" TV Series "Either way, if the "Battlestar Galactica" books continue to encapsulate the spirit of the series, I will have found another series of books to read."-- Fantasybookspot.com on the "Battlestar Galactica" Books
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121 ratings
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5 17% (21)
4 30% (36)
3 41% (50)
2 7% (9)
1 4% (5)
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