Pandora’s Star (Commonwealth Saga)

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Pandora's Star
Published: 2020-08-20

Pandora’s Star is the first part of Hamilton’s epic Commonwealth Saga duology – a fantastic galaxy-spanning novel from the master of space opera. At the edge of the galaxy something awakens – and it’s coming for us Earth AD 2329: Humanity has colonized over four hundred planets, all interlinked by wormholes. For the first time in mankind’s history there is peace. Then a star over a thousand light years away suddenly vanishes, imprisoned inside a force field of immense size. Yet who – or what – has that sort of technology?

And what could this mean for us? Only a faster-than-light starship, captained by ex-NASA astronaut Wilson Kime, can reach that distance to investigate. However, what if there was a very good reason to seal off an entire star system? Also, getting in could prove easier than the worst possible outcome – stopping something else from getting out

. The Commonwealth Saga duology concludes with Judas Unchained. ‘The best book Hamilton has written in years’ – Guardian ‘Anyone who begins this won’t be able to put it down’ – Publishers Weekly

there is a follow up trilogy set 1200 years after available here

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