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Author Card, Orson Scott, author.

Title The Swarm / Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston.

Publication Info. New York : Tor, 2016.

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Description 462 pages ; 24 cm.
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Series Volume one of the Second Formic War
Card, Orson Scott. Second Formic War ; v. 1.
Note "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Summary Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to their Ender's Game prequel series with this first volume of an all-new trilogy about the Second Formic War in The Swarm. The first invasion of Earth was beaten back by a coalition of corporate and international military forces, and the Chinese army. China has been devastated by the Formic's initial efforts to eradicate Earth life forms and prepare the ground for their own settlement. The Scouring of China struck fear into the other nations of the planet; that fear blossomed into drastic action when scientists determined that the single ship that wreaked such damage was merely a scout ship. There is a mothership out beyond the Solar System's Kuiper Belt, and it's heading into the system, unstoppable by any weapons that Earth can muster. Earth has been reorganized for defense. There is now a Hegemon, a planetary official responsible for keeping all the formerly warring nations in line. There's a Polemarch, responsible for organizing all the military forces of the planet into the new International Fleet. But there is an enemy within, an enemy as old as human warfare: ambition and politics. Greed and self-interest. Will Bingwen, Mazer Rackam, Victor Delgado and Lem Juke be able to divert those very human enemies in time to create a weapon that can effectively defend humanity in the inexorable Second Formic War?
Subject Space warfare -- Fiction.
Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Human-alien encounters. (OCoLC)fst00963475
Space flight. (OCoLC)fst01127676
Space warfare. (OCoLC)fst01128112
Genre/Form Space operas.
Science fiction, American.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Novels. (OCoLC)fst01921742
Science fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726489
Science fiction.
Added Author Johnston, Aaron, author.
ISBN 9780765375629 (hardcover)
0765375621 (hardcover)

 
    
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