Catherine Asaro exploded onto the science fiction scene in 1995 with the publication of her widely acclaimed debut novel, Primary Inversion, which introduced readers to the vast and intricate far-future Saga of the Skolian Empire. She won widespread acclaim for her innovative blend of cutting-edge physics, interstellar intrigue, and passionate romance. Over the next few years she garnered nominations and awards in both SF and romance. Then in 2002, Catherine Asaro won the Nebula Award for Best Novel for The Quantum Rose, the sixth installment in her Saga of the Skolian Empire.
If you haven't caught on to the myriad pleasures to be found in this multiple award-winning epic SF series, here's the perfect chance. Skyfall goes back to the beginning, to the re-birth of Skolia, showing how a chance meeting on a backwater planet forged a vast interstellar empire.
Kurj, a provincial ruler on a primitive planet, is plagued by inner demons. But when he meets Roca, a beautiful and mysterious woman from the stars, he whisks her away to his mountain retreat, inadvertently starting a great interstellar war, and birthing the next generation of rulers for the Sklolian Empire.
Revel in the newest grand adventure of this Nebula Award-winning series.
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Review: Skyfall (Saga of the Skolian Empire #9)User Review - Circuit - Goodreads
You know that segment on SNL: Really?! Well, reading this book was kind of like that. I read the primary inversion and like it, even if I had some issues about it. So, I thought it might be good to ... Read full review
Review: Skyfall (Saga of the Skolian Empire #9)User Review - Stephen - Goodreads
Overall Review: Meh Comments While midly entertaining, it suffers severely from "Oops, I can see the author manipulating the strings". Prime examples include Roca's decision to visit the castle and ... Read full review