Defender

Front Cover
DAW Books, Nov 9, 2001 - Fiction - 314 pages
5 Reviews
In the sequel to Precursor, the isolated human colony has led a precarious existence on the hostile world of the alien atevi, until the return of the starship Phoenix threatens to shatter the precarious balance of power as the atevi enter into the precarious world of space travel and their human negotiator becomes caught in the middle of a mutiny.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
3
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - zette - LibraryThing

A deathbed confession, overheard by the wrong person, sets a wildfire of emotion through both the station and the ship crews as they learn there may be survivors on a station they abandoned when they ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Pferdina - LibraryThing

Almost nothing happens in this volume, but I became so engrossed in it anyway that I barely noticed. This, the fifth book in the Atevi series, concerns the imminent departure of the human starship ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
25
Section 3
32
Copyright

15 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

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.