The Founding of the Commonwealth

The Founding of the Commonwealth by Alan Dean Foster, Allan Pollack

Title: The Founding of the Commonwealth
Author: Alan Dean Foster, Allan Pollack
ISBN10: 0739426168
ISBN13: 978-0739426166
Publisher: SFBC -- book club edition; Omnibus Edition edition (2002)
Language: English
Subcategory: Death Becomes Her (The Kurtherian Gambit Book 1)
Size PDF: 1879 kb
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Rating: 4.1/5
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Pages: 739 pages
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The Founding of the Commonwealth by Alan Dean Foster, Allan Pollack


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Omnibus with all 3 books in the Humanx Commonwealth trilogy. In "Phylogenesis" (1999), humans and the intelligent antlike creatures know as thranx have already begun sharing ideas and cultures, although their strong physical repulsion toward each other threatens to torpedo the relationship. then an ambitious thranx poet named Desvendapur meets up with a petty human thief named Cheelo Montoya. Their lives - and their worlds - will never be the same. In "Dirge" (2000), the race to colonize Argus V has so occupied the humans' attention that fostering good will with the thranx has become a lesser priority - when, suddenly, a startling new race of aliens appears. Glamorous and beautiful, the Pitar bedazzle all of humanity. that is, until tragedy strikes. Can the three species work together - or are they destined to fight a battle with deadly consequences for all? And in "Diuturnity's Dawn" (2002), Fanielle Anjou, a human diplomat, is working nonstop to achieve closer thranx/human relationships. But human separatists and thranx separatists are equally committed to destroying all cooperation. meanwhile, on a farway planet, the duplicitous AAnn watch and wait, eager the shatter this fledgling federation.....