Gate of Ivrel

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D A W Books, 1976 - Fiction - 191 pages
23 Reviews
Scattered about the galaxy were the time-space, gates of a vanished alien race. Long before the rise of the native civilizations, they had terrorized a hundred worlds--not from villainy but from folly. Now the task was to destroy their potency for mischief. This is the story of one such Gate.

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Review: Gate of Ivrel (Morgaine & Vanye #1)

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

Rather tedious compared to her later series. Not enough happening besides the same "Quest" and the same perils are experienced over and over again throughout the first three books in this "Saga". I ... Read full review

Review: Gate of Ivrel (Morgaine & Vanye #1)

User Review  - Ezra - Goodreads

A friend recommended this to me as the basis of Stargate. The concept of using a system of gates to reach other worlds certainly resembles Stargate. I like CJ's The Dreaming Tree, so this was obvious ... Read full review


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A multiple award-winning author of more than thirty novels, C. J. Cherryh received her B.A. in Latin from the University of Oklahoma, and then went on to earn a M.A. in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. Cherryh's novels, including Tripoint, Cyteen, and The Pride of Chanur, are famous for their knife-edge suspense and complex, realistic characters. Cherryh won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was also awarded the Hugo Award for her short story Cassandra in 1979, and the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 and Cyteen in 1989.

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