In the courts of the crimson kings : The Lords of Creation Series, Book 2. / S. M Stirling.
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- ISBN: 9781400126101 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2008.
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Narrator: Todd McLaren.
In the parallel world first introduced in S. M. Stirling's The Sky People, aliens terraformed Mars (and Venus) 200 million years ago, seeding them with life-forms from Earth. Humans didn't suspect this until the twentieth century, but when the first probes landed on our sister worlds and found life---intelligent life, at that---things changed with a vengeance. By the year 2000, America, Russia, and the other great powers of Earth were all contending for influence and power amid the newly discovered inhabitants of our sister planets.Venus is a primitive world. But on Mars, early hominids evolved civilization earlier than their earthly cousins, driven by the needs of a harsh world growing still harsher as the initial terraforming ran down. Without coal, oil, or uranium, their technology was forced onto different paths, and the genetic wizardry of the Crimson Dynasty united a world for more than 20,000 years.Now, in a new stand-alone adventure set in this world's...
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