For those buckling against the epic plots, epic series, and epic stories of modern fantasy we have Vlad Taltos; assassin for hire. He’s just been approached by one of the most powerful members of one of the most powerful organisations; The ….
For centuries, the planet Eerlik has had a thriving civilization, completely run, maintained, and administered by a giant sentient computer. But now that computer is breaking down and the desperate inhabitants are helpless to repair the damage. Only the crew of the U.S.S. da Vinci, accompanied by Geordi La Forge, can hope to fix the massive computer before the Eerlikkan society collapses entirely. Their mission grows more dangerous, however, when they discover evidence of sabotage — and learn firsthand that hostile forces will do whatever it takes to stop Gold and his crew from saving the imperiled planet!
In her first adventure for British Intelligence Modesty Blaise with her loyal lieutenant, Willie Garvin, must foil a multi-million pound diamond heist. They travel from London to the South of France, across the Mediterranean to Cairo before battling, against impossible odds, a private army of professional killers.
The U.S.S. Enterprise has defeated a gigantic marauding starship from parts unknown. Now that the immediate threat has been neutralized, the S.C.E. has been called in to probe the vanquished hulk in search of both new technology and the secret of its origin. Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge has temporarily transferred from the Enterprise to assist Captain David Gold and the crew of the S.C.E. ship, the U.S.S. da Vinci, on this fascinating mission. La Forge works with Gold and his top-of-the-line group of technical specialists to unravel the high-tech mysteries of the supposedly dead alien vessel, only to discover that the real danger has just begun!
We’re only four books in but I think it’s safe to say that we already have a clear winner for most popular Discworld character. Now perhaps it’s not one you might expect and I suspect it might not have been the one who Sir Terry suspected when he first wrote about a terrible wizard and hapless tourist. Yet he is already stepping out of the background and into the leading role. Well maybe co-lead. Yes it’s
The Librarian DEATH who is struggling to focus on the task at hand in……
So now that Terry has come up with this world held atop four enormous elephants supported by a giant space turtle he has to figure what to do with it. So after spending two books talking about Rincewind trying to get home to Unseen University he hits upon the genius idea of having someone else trying to get there. That being a small girl gripping an old mans gnarled and slightly twisted wood. Here Practhett is going to be invoking ……………..