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The Real Story

(1990)
The Gap into Conflict
(The first book in the Gap series)
A novel by

 
 
Author of The Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant, one of the most acclaimed fantasy series of all time, master storyteller Stephen R. Donaldson retums with this exciting and long-awaited new series that takes us into a stunningly imagined future to tell a timeless story of adventure and the implacable conflict of good and evil within each of us.

Angus Thermopyle was an ore pirate and a murderer; even the most disreputable asteroid pilots of Delta Sector stayed locked out of his way. Those who didn't ended up in the lockup--or dead. But when Thermopyle arrived at Mallory's Bar & Sleep with a gorgeous woman by his side the regulars had to take notice. Her name was Morn Hyland, and she had been a police officer--until she met up with Thermopyle.

But one person in Mallorys Bar wasn't intimidated. Nick Succorso had his own reputation as a bold pirate and he had a sleek frigate fitted for deep space. Everyone knew that Thermopyle and Succorso were on a collision course. What nobody expected was how quickly it would be over--or how devastating victory would be. It was common enough example of rivalry and revenge--or so everyone thought. The REAL story was something entirely different.

In The Real Story, Stephen R. Donaldson takes us to a remarkably detailed world of faster-than-light travel, politics, betrayal, and a shadowy presence just outside our view to tell the fiercest, most profound story he has ever written.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 1997 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story
Author(s): Stephen Donaldson
ISBN: 0-00-651058-2 / 978-0-00-651058-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Collins
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June 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: Real Story (Gap)
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 1-4178-0398-3 / 978-1-4178-0398-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 0-553-08049-0 / 978-0-553-08049-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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February 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Real Story
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 0-553-07345-1 / 978-0-553-07345-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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February 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gap Into Conflict: the Real Story
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 0-685-38898-0 / 978-0-685-38898-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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January 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gap Into Conflict : The Real Story
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 0-553-07173-4 / 978-0-553-07173-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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November 1990 : UK Hardback
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Title: Gap into Conflict: The Real Story
Author(s): Stephen Donaldson
ISBN: 0-00-223827-6 / 978-0-00-223827-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Real Story & Forbidden Knowledge: The Gap Cycle 1 & 2: The Gap Sequence: v. 1
Author(s): Stephen Donaldson
ISBN: 0-575-08334-4 / 978-0-575-08334-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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August 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gap Series (1) - The Real Story
Author(s): Stephen Donaldson
ISBN: 0-00-647019-X / 978-0-00-647019-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Voyager
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June 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Real Story: The Gap into Conflict (The Gap Cycle)
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 0-553-29509-8 / 978-0-553-29509-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Audio Editions

October 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Real Story: The Gap into Conflict: The Gap Cycle, Book 1
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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January 1991 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Gap into Conflict
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
ISBN: 0-553-45276-2 / 978-0-553-45276-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

January 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Real Story (Gap series Book 1)
Author(s): Stephen Donaldson
Publisher: Gateway
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May 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Real Story & Forbidden Knowledge: The Gap Cycle 1 & 2
Author(s): Stephen Donaldson
Publisher: Gateway
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October 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Real Story: The Gap into Conflict (The Gap Cycle Book 1)
Author(s): Stephen R Donaldson
Publisher: Spectra
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