Empyrion: The Search of Fierra and the Siege of Dome

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Lion, 1990 - Fiction - 912 pages
Traveler, debt-dodger, itinerant critic, and writer of history books nobody buys, Orion Treet is astonished when he's invited to accompany a top-secret mission to observe and document an extraterrestrial colony on a newly discovered planet. But when Treet and his companions reach the paradise planet they have been promised, they find themselves enmeshed in an ancient and deadly conflict between two highly evolved civilizations. Can the free and perfect world of Fierra escape annihilation? Treet, with a handful of rebels, stands alone against the evil might of Dome, as events move inexorably towards a world-shaking climax.

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User Review  - aethercowboy - www.librarything.com

After having penned his Christian fantasy series, The Dragon King trilogy, Lawhead decided to venture into the world of Christian science fiction, to, what I imagine, was critical floppery, being that ... Read full review

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User Review  - sirfurboy - www.librarything.com

This doorstep of a book is more commonly split into two. However I have the full 900 page version (with smallish print). As a story it's not so bad. Orion Treet - a historian - is paid handsomely to ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Novelist Stephen R. Lawhead was born in July 2, 1950 in Kearney, Nebraska. He graduated from Kearney State College. He wrote his first novel, In the Hall of the Dragon King (1982) to try to support his family. This launched his literary career. Many of Lawhead's works are based on Celtic history and Arthurian legend. He has also written children's books, adapting many of them from stories he told his children. Lawhead's various series include Bright Empires, The Pendragon Cycle, and the King Raven Trilogy. The second book in the King Raven Trilogy, Scarlet, won a Christy Award in the category of Visionary Fiction.

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