The Prodigal Sun
Book 1 in Evergence
Morgan Roche, commander in the intelligence arm of the Commonwealth Empires, has been charged with protecting the AI known as The Box on a secret voyage across the galaxy. But en route her ship is ambushed by the Dato Bloc, and she is forced to crash-land on a nearby prison planet.
MAROONED ON SCIACCA’S WORLD:
Battling deadly inmates and treacherous guards, she fights her way through a hostile environment toward her only hope of escape, the mysterious Adoni Cane at her side. A genetically enhanced warrior with a past not even he can fathom, he could be the savior of the human race, or its downfall--but either way, Morgan Roche won’t survive without him…
“THE PRODIGAL SUN is a close-knit personal story told on a galaxy-sized canvas. Filled with action as well as intriguing ideas.” --Kevin J Anderson
“With echoes of vintage Jack Williamson and Poul Anderson, as well as Niven, Asimov and Vinge, Williams and Dix proudly continue a vital tradition, proving SF as diverse a field as ever.” --Asimov's
“[A] very satisfying classic Golden Age-style yarn…. strongly recommended” --Locus
“Space opera of the ambitious, galaxy-spanning sort... fast and furious action.” --New York Review of SF
- Pub Date
- Open Road Integrated Media
About the authors
Sean Williams writes for children, young adults, and adults. He is the author of forty novels, ninety short stories, and the odd odd poem, and has also written in universes created by other people, such as those of Star Wars and Doctor Who. His work has won awards, debuted at number one on the New York Timesbestseller list, and been translated into numerous languages. His latest novel is Twinmaker, the first in a new series that takes his love affair with the matter transmitter to a whole new level (he just received a PhD on the subject, so don't get him started).
Shane Dix is a science fiction writer perhaps best known for his collaborations with Sean Williams.
With Sean Williams, Shane Dix has produced the EVERGENCE series (three volumes), the ORPHANS OF EARTH series (three volumes) and the GEODESICA series (two volumes). They also co-wrote the STAR WARS: NEW JEDI ORDER: FORCE HERETIC trilogy.