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The Orphaned Worlds

(2010)
(The second book in the Humanity's Fire series)
A novel by

 
 
Darien is no longer a lost outpost of humanity, but the prize in an intergalactic power struggle. Hegemony forces have a stranglehold over the planet and crack troops patrol its hotspots while Earth watches, passive, rendered impotent by galactic politics. But its Darien ambassador will soon become a player in a greater conflict. There is more at stake than a turf war on a newly discovered world. An ancient Uvovo temple hides access to a hyperspace prison, housing the greatest threat sentient life has ever known. Millennia ago, malignant intelligences were caged there following an apocalyptic war. And their servants work on their release. However, Darien's guardians have not been idle, gathering resistance on the planet's forest moon. Knowledge has been lost since great races battled in eons past, and now time is short. The galaxy will depend on the Uvovo reclaiming their past - and humanity must look to its future. For a new war is coming.

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Paperback Editions

October 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds (Humanity's Fire)
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 0-316-21401-9 / 978-0-316-21401-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds: Book Two of Humanity's Fire
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 1-84149-634-0 / 978-1-84149-634-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds (Humanity's Fire, Book 2)
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 1-84149-633-2 / 978-1-84149-633-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 1-5318-4292-5 / 978-1-5318-4292-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


March 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds: Humanity's Fire, Book 2
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


March 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds: Humanity's Fire, Book 2
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds: Humanity's Fire, Book 2
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds (Humanity's Fire)
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


October 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Orphaned Worlds: Book Two of Humanity's Fire
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon UK