Ascendant Sun

Ascendant Sun

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Baker & Taylor
The sequel to the Nebula Award-winning novel Hawk follows Kelric, the heir to the Skolian Empire, as he flees his imprisonment on Coba only to find his kingdom in tatters. Reprint.

McMillan Palgrave
Ascendant Sun is the direct sequel to The Last Hawk, in which Kelric, heir to the Skolian Empire, crash-landed his fighter on the Restricted planet of Coba. He was imprisoned by the powerful mistresses of the great estates--women who, over time, fell in love with him. After 18 years of living in their gilded cage, Kelric finally made his escape.

In Ascendant Sun, Kelric returns to Skolian space, only to find the Empire in control of the Allied forces of Earth. With little more than the clothes on his back, Kelric is forced to take work on a merchant vessel. But when that vessel enters Euban space, Kelric finds his worst nightmare realized: he becomes a slave to the cruel Aristos--humans who use torture and sex as the ultimate aphrodesiac.


Publisher: New York : Tor, 2001, c2000
ISBN: 9780812566659
0812566653
Characteristics: viii, 367 : geneal. tables ; 18 cm

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mammothhawk229e
Sep 01, 2017

Dying protagonist return from long exile only to deal with Skolian-Trader War effects, shackled by Traders, treated like a plaything before escape.
Great world building on Earth, Skolian & Trader empires.
So cover look like it from Romance novel. No shame in that.

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