- ISBN: 9780316040723 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- ISBN: 031604072X (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- Physical Description: 593 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: 1st eBook ed.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Orbit, 2008.
|General Note:|| Title from eBook information screen.
"A Culture novel"--Cover.
|Summary, etc.:|| In a distant-future, highly advanced society of seemingly unlimited technological capability, a crime is committed within a war. For one brother it means a desperate flight, and a search for the one--maybe two--people who could clear his name. For his brother it means a life lived under constant threat of treachery and murder. And for their sister, it means returning to a place she'd thought abandoned forever. Only the sister is not what she once was; Djan Seriy Anaplian has become an agent of the Culture's Special Circumstances section, charged with high-level interference in civilizations throughout the greater galaxy. Concealing her new identity--and her particular set of abilities--might be a dangerous strategy. In the world to which Anaplian returns, nothing is quite as it seems; and determining the appropriate level of interference in someone else's war is never a simple matter.
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