Axis (Série Spin, Livre 2) by Robert Charles Wilson

By Robert Charles Wilson

Axis (titre unique : Axis) est un roman de science-fiction de l'écrivain canadien Robert Charles Wilson publié aux États-Unis en 2007 et en France en 2009. Ce roman est le deuxième tome de los angeles trilogie Spin, commencée avec Spin et qui s'achève avec Vortex, publié aux États-Unis en 2011. Ce livre determine parmi los angeles liste des finalistes pour le prix John wooden Campbell Memorial 20081.

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À los angeles suite de l. a. disparition de l. a. membrane Spin et de l'apparition de l'Arche, les humains ont essaimé sur l. a. nouvelle planète nommée Equatoria. los angeles plus grande ville du nouveau continent se nomme Port Magellan, ville cosmopolite, d'où half Lise Adams pour chercher son père. Celui-ci s'intéressait de près aux Quatrième a long time, déclarés illégaux sur Terre par los angeles Sécurité Génomique.

C'est alors qu'une pluie de cendres s'abat sur tout Equatoria. Et ces cendres, qui recouvrent tout, se révèlent être les débris des machines créées par les Hypothétiques. Lise Adams, aidée par Turk, un aventurier et pilote d'avion, va en apprendre plus sur son passé et sur ce qui se passe actuellement dans ce nouveau monde ouvert aux humains.

Elle va découvrir los angeles vérité sur les agissements de certains Quatrièmes a long time qui cherchent à poursuivre les travaux de Jason Lawton : créer un être humain able de communiquer avec les Hypothétiques, percer leur mystery, démontrer l'existence de leur conscience... et encore et toujours depuis le Spin, donner un sens à tout ce qui s'est passé.

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They’ll probably figure I took the beer money and headed for Mexico. He made his way up to the shack. It stood solitary against the dark of the hills, the long grass around its peeling walls concealing the fossilized remains of dead farm equipment and broken bottles, the shabby asphalt tile of the roof sagging under the weight of accumulated leaves. He mounted the crazy front steps and set down his burdens on the narrow front porch, the mild chill of the sweet-scented night making him shiver as he stripped off his greasy denim jacket, wrapped it around his hand, and punched out a pane of the window beside the door to let himself in.

Rudy refused to be put off. ” Gil sighed. “It’s a long story,” she said, falling back on Ingold’s usual explanation. ” “It matters to me,” Rudy said, and glanced up ahead of them to where Ingold was just vanishing into the shadows of the little house. “You see, I like the old guy, I really do, even if he isn’t playing with a full deck. ” They stopped at the foot of the rickety steps, and Gil looked carefully for the first time at the young man’s face. It was sun-bronzed and sensual, but not a crass face, nor a stupid one.

She started to sit down opposite him, which involved clearing two textbooks and the calendar section of the Times off the chair, then paused in a tardy outburst of hospitality. ” He smiled, and gravely studied the opening instructions inscribed on the top of the can. For a first time, he didn’t do badly. ” she asked, sliding into her chair as he shook the foam off his fingers. “Even when it was a dream, even when no one else could—King Eldor and the Guards at the gate—you could. ” “It’s because I understand the nature of the Void,” the wizard said gravely.

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