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   Second Foundation, by Isaac Asimov  
 
  Novel, first publication in June 1952 , latest edition in June 2004
 
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      After years of struggle, the Foundation lies in ruins—destroyed by the mutant mind power of the Mule. But it is rumored that there is a Second Foundation hidden somewhere at the end of the Galaxy, established to preserve the knowledge of mankind through the long centuries of barbarism. The Mule failed to find it the first time—but now he is certain he knows where it lies.

    The fate of the Foundation rests on young Arcadia Darell, only fourteen years old and burdened with a terrible secret. As its scientists gird for a final showdown with the Mule, the survivors of the First Foundation begin their desperate search. They too want the Second Foundation destroyed…before it destroys them.

     
     
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  • Foundation > Foundation (2) - Foundation Trilogy (#3)

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  • Far Futures
  • Galactic Empires, Leagues & Federations
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