The Warship – Neal Asher



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In this second volume of Rise of the Jain, Neal Asher takes us on a thrilling ride into interstellar politics and impending war. Their nemesis lies in wait . . . Orlandine has destroyed the alien Jain super-soldier by deploying an actual black hole. And now that same weapon hoovers up clouds of lethal Jain technology, swarming within the deadly accretion discs event horizon. All seems just as she planned. Yet behind her back, forces incite rebellion on her home world, planning her assassination. Earth Central, humanitys ruling intelligence, knows Orlandine was tricked into releasing her weapon, and fears the Jain are behind it. The prador king knows this too – and both foes gather fleets of warships to surround the disc. The alien Client is returning to the accretion disc to save the last of her kind, buried on a ship deep within it. She upgrades her vast weapons platform in preparation, and shell need it. Her nemesis also waits within the discs swirling dusts – and the Jain have committed genocide before. The Warship is set in Neal Ashers popular Polity universe. Neal Ashers books are like an adrenaline shot targeted directly for the brain – John Scalzi, New York Times bestselling author of Old Mans War, The Collapsing Empire and many others

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