By Julian May
The fourth and culminating quantity in Julian May's magnificent quartet of science-fiction novels brings to a climax the fight for the Many-Colored Land—the Earth six million years ago—and completes the sequence that has turn into a global best-seller and a number of award nominee.
Human time-travelers from the delicate Galactic Milieu of the twenty-second century got here to the Pliocene Epoch looking a backyard of Eden. What they discovered was once slavery below the knightly Tanu race, who have been exiled to Earth from a much galaxy. Freed through the usurper Aiken Drum, the people get pleasure from a short interval of dominance. yet now King Aiken's rule is threatened by means of the dwarfish Firvulag, who scheme to smash either people and Tanu within the dusk struggle, a ritual Gotterdammerung that have been postponed while Tanu and Firvulag have been banished to Pliocene Earth.
This risk turns into nearly incidental while Aiken discovers that his realm is set to be invaded via one other human who possesses metapsychic powers even more than Aiken's personal. he's Marc Remillard, the Adversary, instigator of the Metapsychic uprising, who approximately conquered the Milieu, after which fled in the course of the time-gate after his defeat. Marc and his surviving fans come opposed to Aiken while it sounds as if a brand new time-gate is set to be built—one that might offer a two-way portal among the Many-Colored Land and the long run international of the Milieu.
The Adversary, like its predecessors (The Many-Colored Land, The Golden Tore, and The Nonborn King), combines technological know-how and really good imagery with rousing experience, humor, and an positive view of the human personality because it contends opposed to psychological and actual perils.
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