SciFan: books and links for the science fiction fan

  search by writer, book or series:
   
 writers & series: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
home | about | links | e-mail 
 
   Pawns of Tomorrow, by Joe Vadalma  
 
  Novel
 
  New to SciFan?
SciFan is dedicated to helping you discover new fantasy and SF books:
  • our database of 40,000+ books is cross-referenced by author, series and theme and is updated almost daily
  • we cover new and forthcoming books like no one else [more about us.]

  •  
     
      Buy it online  
     


    This book will be published at an unknown date in the future, and it is not available yet for pre-order.

    Keep in mind its title might change by the time of publication. Sometimes books get cancelled or postponed by several years, so please keep checking back SciFan for fresh information. If you have any news about this title, let us know.


    Buy Pawns of Tomorrow by Joe Vadalma
     
     
       Additional Information  
     
      Humans Against Feline Aliens in a Galactic War to the Death! Humanity has met its match in the Stygians, carnivores that evolved from feline ancestors, whose society reflects their cat-like ways. Chief among the Stygian warlords is Growlrr, who declares war on the human race as the first step in his plan to rule the entire galaxy. The key to humanity's future is a ragtag group of people, sublimely unaware of their importance, each a pawn of tomorrow, whose actions will determine the outcome of the conflict. These include the frustrated Prince Ron Bo Kan sent on a diplomatic mission doomed to failure; Brad Billiard, an intelligent agent who allow his vices to subvert his mission; Lady Slink, Growlrr's mistress, who has enormous psychic powers including the ability to send her aura anywhere in the galaxy; Princess Shady Lai, who plots against her father, Emperor Mikado, because she believes he is insane to fight the powerful aliens; Bulga Khan, High King of the Perseus Cluster, a pompous power mad dictator; Lucia Malachi, seductive android super spy; Mr. White, android master of disguise; and the mysterious android Aristotle. Soon each will play a key role in a galactic war is fought overtly with vast fleets of star ships, killer nanobots, and world destroying weapons; but also fought covertly with a war of espionage, counterespionage and traitorous plots. But Pawns of Tomorrow is more than a story, it is also a genuine chess game in the form of a science fiction story, in the finest tradition of John Brunner's Squares of the City and Poul Anderson's White Queen's War, and readers can follow the moves of the game through a summary at the start of each chapter and appendices at the end of the book. It all begins when two android spies travel to the planet Paradise to meet Brad Billiard on business, not realizing he is a spy?

     
     
      Part of series  
     
     
  • Star Warriors (#1)

  •  
     
      Related theme(s)  
     
     
  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials
  • Cats
  • Diplomats - Ambassy
  • Galactic Empires, Leagues & Federations
  • Robots - Androids - Cyborgs
  • Spies - Special Agents
  • Telepathy - Mind Reading - ESP - Psionics - Psychic

  •  
    1998-2010 Olivier Travers & Sophie Bellais - All Rights Reserved