The Final Encyclopedia, Volume Two of Two

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Macmillan, Dec 15, 1996 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The Childe Cycle, also known as the Dorsai series, is Gordon R. Dickson's future history of humankind and its ultimate destiny. Now one of its central novels return to print in a two-volume corrected edition.

In The Final Encyclopedia the human race is split into three Splinter cultures: the Friendlies, fanatic in their faith; the truth-seeking Exotics; and the warrior Dorsai. But now humanity is threatened by the power-hungry Others, whose triumph would end all human progress.

Raised to a destiny as humanity's champion, Hal Mayne must journey deep within his soul to gather the strength he needs to face his ultimate opponent: Bleys Ahrens, the shadowy, powerful leader of the Others. On Hal's success depends nothing less than the future of the human race...

A towering landmark of future history, The Final Encyclopedia is a novel every SF fan needs to own.
 

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Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
19
Section 3
30
Section 4
38
Section 5
53
Section 6
67
Section 7
77
Section 8
85
Section 17
180
Section 18
197
Section 19
207
Section 20
225
Section 21
235
Section 22
250
Section 23
261
Section 24
270

Section 9
94
Section 10
103
Section 11
113
Section 12
125
Section 13
137
Section 14
154
Section 15
162
Section 16
171
Section 25
289
Section 26
299
Section 27
307
Section 28
314
Section 29
329
Section 30
339
Section 31
347
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About the author (1996)

Gordon R. Dickson was the Hugo- and Nebula-winning author of many classics of fantasy and science fiction, most famously the Childe Cycle (also known as the Dorsai series). He died in 2001.

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