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Ace Books, 1989 - Fiction - 281 pages
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His planet was stolen, besieged by agents of the Central Worlds Concorde. Now Niki Falcom must fight his way to glory to become one of the great--and last--star-pilots. But behind his fighting power lies a deadly drug that destroys his body's defenses. And while it gives him the strength to defend a planet, it renders him helpless to save himself.

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User Review  - anyanwubutler - LibraryThing

A denser, more complex novel than I typically find myself reading, this sf novel published nearly 20 years ago is about Dominic Emrys Ieuan Glynwr, Viscount Harlech, Prince of Cymru, was second in ... Read full review

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User Review  - TadAD - LibraryThing

Not Ms. Bull's best by a long shot. I agree with other reviewers that there are really two books jammed together here: a Graustarkian story and a science fiction story. I disagree that either was anything special. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Emma Bull's "War for the Oaks" won the "Locus" Award for Best First Novel. Her subsequent works have included "Falcon, "the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-finalist "Bone Dance, Finder, " and (with Steven Brust) "Freedom and Necessity." She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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