By Julian May
The fourth and culminating quantity in Julian May's miraculous quartet of science-fiction novels brings to a climax the fight for the Many-Colored Land—the Earth six million years ago—and completes the sequence that has develop into a global best-seller and a number of award nominee.
Human time-travelers from the subtle Galactic Milieu of the twenty-second century got here to the Pliocene Epoch looking a backyard of Eden. What they discovered was once slavery lower than the knightly Tanu race, who were exiled to Earth from a much galaxy. Freed through the usurper Aiken Drum, the people take pleasure in a short interval of dominance. yet now King Aiken's rule is threatened via the dwarfish Firvulag, who scheme to spoil either people and Tanu within the dusk battle, a ritual Gotterdammerung that were postponed whilst Tanu and Firvulag have been banished to Pliocene Earth.
This risk turns into nearly incidental whilst Aiken discovers that his realm is ready to be invaded through one other human who possesses metapsychic powers even more than Aiken's personal. he's Marc Remillard, the Adversary, instigator of the Metapsychic uprising, who approximately conquered the Milieu, after which fled during the time-gate after his defeat. Marc and his surviving fans come opposed to Aiken while it sounds as if a brand new time-gate is set to be built—one that may supply a two-way portal among the Many-Colored Land and the long run international of the Milieu.
The Adversary, like its predecessors (The Many-Colored Land, The Golden Tore, and The Nonborn King), combines technology and impressive imagery with rousing event, humor, and an confident view of the human personality because it contends opposed to psychological and actual perils.
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