Dies the Fire

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Penguin, Aug 3, 2004 - Fiction - 592 pages
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S. M. Stirling presents his first Novel of the Change, the start of the New York Times bestselling postapocalyptic saga set in a world where all technology has been rendered useless.

The Change occurred when an electrical storm centered over the island of Nantucket produced a blinding white flash that rendered all electronic devices and fuels inoperable—and plunged the world into a dark age humanity was unprepared to face... 
 
Michael Pound was flying over Idaho en route to the holiday home of his passengers when the plane’s engines inexplicably died, forcing a less than perfect landing in the wilderness. And as Michael leads his charges to safety, he begins to realize that the engine failure was not an isolated incident.

Juniper McKenzie was singing and playing guitar in a pub when her small Oregon town was thrust into darkness. Now, taking refuge in her family’s cabin with her daughter and a growing circle of friends, Juniper is determined to create a farming community to benefit the survivors of this crisis.
 
But even as people band together to help one another, others are building armies for conquest...
 

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I started this series with book #4, so reading book #1 explained a lot of things. On its own I thought it was just ok, but the books later in the series are better. I liked the authors take on who and how people survive when modern systems shut down and fail. Read full review

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User Review  - egrant5329 - LibraryThing

I started this series with book #4, so reading book #1 explained a lot of things. On its own I thought it was just ok, but the books later in the series are better. I liked the authors take on who and how people survive when modern systems shut down and fail. Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER
CHAPTER THREE
CHAPTER FIVE
CHAPTER
CHAPTER EIGHT
CHAPTER NINE
CHAPTER
CHAPTER TWELVE
CHAPTER TWENTY
CHAPTER TWENTYONE
CHAPTER TWENTYTHREE
CHAPTER TWENTYFOUR
CHAPTER TWENTYFIVE
CHAPTER TWENTYSEVEN
CHAPTER TWENTYNINE
CHAPTER THIRTY

CHAPTER FOURTEEN
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
CHAPTER THIRTYTWO
CHAPTER THIRTYTHREE
EPILOGUE
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S. M. Stirling is the New York Times bestselling author of many science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Novels of the Change (including Prince of Outcasts, The Desert and the Blade, The Golden Princess, The Given Sacrifice, Lord of Mountains) and the Shadowspawn series (A Taint in the Blood, The Council of Shadows, Shadows of Falling Night).

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