A Forest of StarseBook - 2003
eBook Special Feature: Includes a personal note from author, Kevin J. Anderson accompanied with a series of initial sketches for this book titled A Forest of Stars Sketchbook. he Saga of the Seven Suns is a multi-volume chronicle of a legendary war that spans half the Galaxy and nearly shatters the cosmos. This series follows the family intrigues, the loves and tragedies, pomp and pageantry among several competing races in an expanding stellar empire. Five years have passed since the beginning of an epic war with the Hydrogues. Tensions are high as Hydrogues scour the many systems of the Spiral Arm searching out and destroying planets they think hold humans or trees of the Worldforest. And with their gas-giant planets off limits, Earth's government has tightened the economic reins on its colonies, which leads to hardship and rebellion. King Peter wages a fierce rebellion of his own against Hansa Chairman Basil Wenceslas. And Prime Designate Jora'h, longing for his missing Nira, clashes with his dying father, the Mage Imperator, over the horrid things done in the name of the empire. And on Theroc, Reynald asks Cesca Peroni of the Roamer clan to be his bride. Cesca, knowing an alliance with the Therans is for the good of her Roamers, must give up Jess Tamblyn and their bright future. Meanwhile Jess Tamblyn, isolated in a skimmer ship stumbles across a possible new ally. It's the last of an old race of water-based creatures called Wentals.Humankind has awakened the wrath of a formidable and ancient enemy in the Hydrogues. For once a vast and horrible war took place across the galaxy. And as there are more sightings of the fearsome sun-bearing Faeros creatures, it seems this war has only just begun. These creatures have the ability to destroy planets and defuse stars. Will they take apart the spiral arm with their rage?
Publisher: New York : Aspect/Warner Books, 2003