He and the others are hospitalized but unhurt- knowing he is still wanted by the Commonwealth for his past crimes, Flinx gives a false name and slips out of the hospital, but to no less danger. Along the way Flinx is joined by Sylzenzuzex, a female Thranx member of the Commonwealth Church. Thus begins an epic journey of adventure, danger, heartbreak, and hope, as Ruslan sets out in search of a place that may no longer exist - drawn by the slimmest yet most enduring hope. But then the Myssari make Ruslan an extraordinary offer: In exchange for his cooperation, they will do everything in their considerable power to find the lost home world of his species - an all-but-mythical place called Earth - and, perhaps, another living human. Mid-Flinx 1995 As the story opens, Flinx is at loose ends, looking for peace and quiet on a backwater world. In the Shell he discovers a new bit of data about his mysterious past, information about the Meliorare Society, but the file containing this data has already been stolen by an operative hiding behind the front company Larnaca Nutrition. .
To do so he uses his empathic Talent to seduce Elena Carolles, a security guard in the Shell, and convinces her to allow him direct access to the most secure databanks. This interest is carried over to his writing, but with a twist: the new places encountered in his books are likely to be on another planet, and the people may belong to an alien race. Several other novels, including the Icerigger trilogy, are also set in the world of the Commonwealth. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. The Tar-Aiym Krang 1972 The story follows Flinx, an orphan and a thief, as he steals a starmap from a dead body, that leads to a strange alien artifact on an abandoned world. Young Philip Lynx is purchased in a slave auction by Mother Mastiff for one hundred credits. Trouble Magnet 2006 Although he is supposed to be searching for the planet-sized Krang weapons platform in the uninhabited Sagittarius sector, Flinx finds himself sidetracked once again to a new planet, Visaria.
Not knowing where to go to start the search, Flinx first visits his homeworld of Moth, then broods as his ship, Teacher takes in aimlessly through the galaxy. Once Homo sapiens reigned supreme, spreading from star system to star system in an empire that encountered no alien life and thus knew no enemy. For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. The book Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990.
Reunion 2001 Flinx has returned to Earth for only the second time in his life to search out the records of the extensive computer network known as the Shell that is maintained by the Unified Church. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. Foster began his career as an author when a letter he sent to Arkham Collection was purchased by the editor and published in the magazine in 1968. He abandoned his injured girlfriend, Clarity Held, on the planet New Riviera under the protection of his friends Truzenzuzex and Bran Tse-Mallory see events in Flinx's Folly with the understanding he would search the galaxy for the Tar-Aiym weapons platform that has once been in the system Pyrassis. Spellsinger - Complete Chronological Collection This collection consists of all books in all the available formats ebooks, audiobooks and graphicAudiobooks in the Spellsinger series, organized in chronological order, properly named, tagged and of the highest quality I could find.
We use this information to create a better experience for all users. After years of raising the boy, whose full origins are unknown to his adoptive mother, she suddenly disappears. To learn more about cookies, please see our. The End of the Matter 1977 He not only finds this man, Skua September, but also acquires a strange new alien pet Abalamahalamatandra—Ab for short—and is pursued by an assassin squad called the Qwarm. Please review the types of cookies we use below. Bloodhype 1973 The Vom is an intergalactic intelligence described as a large black blob not unlike a gigantic amoeba, impervious to almost all energy and physical attack. For Love of Mother-Not 1983 The story of Flinx is begun in this novel, exploring his early years growing up with Mother Mastiff on the planet Moth.
This information helps us design a better experience for all users. Flinx, no longer a poor orphan, is chasing a merchant to Hivehom and Terra in search of information about his parentage. He also won the Ignotus Award Spain in 1994 and the Stannik Award Russia in 2000. Orphan Star 1977 The novel takes place in 550 A. The woman, Clarity Held, turns out to be a research scientist last working on the inhospitable world of Longtunnel. Foster has also written The Damned series and the Spellsinger series, which includes The Hour of the Gate, The Moment of the Magician, The Paths of the Perambulator, and Son of Spellsinger, among others. Rescued from the charnel house of his home planet by the Myssari - an intelligent alien race - Ruslan spends his days as something of a cross between a research subject and a zoo attraction.
But the local bully takes a shine to Flinx's longtime companion, an empathic and poisonous flying snake, or minidrag, and insists on buying it. The official movie tie in novelization of the feature film Star Trek When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. As had happened many times before, the most primal human instincts rose up, only this time armed with the advanced scientific knowledge to create a genetically engineered smart virus that quickly wiped out humanity to the last man. Following years of battle with the Tar-Aiym it has sheltered on a planet where it has gone dormant for 500,000 years, waiting for an opportunity to escape the Tar-Aiym Guardian orbiting in space above it. He is now being pursued by the Order of Null, a quasi-religious group that worships death itself as expressed in the great evil that is approaching the Commonwealth—the same great evil that Flinx is able to sense and communicate with through his Talent. Foster lives in Arizona with his wife, but he enjoys traveling because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures.
Sliding Scales 2004 In Sliding Scales Flinx is confounded by how to proceed with his life. To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our. That man is Ruslan, the sole known surviving human being in the universe. Flinx Transcendent 2009 After his realization that civilization, both humanx and otherwise, is worth saving, Flinx sets out to find the ancient weapons platform built by the long extinct Tar-Aiym race to use against the Great Evil approaching the Commonwealth. The Tar-Aiym Krang also marked the first appearance of Flinx, a young man with paranormal abilities, who reappears in other books, including Orphan Star, For Love of Mother-Not, and Flinx in Flux. A true first contact novel on many different levels.