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The Game Beyond

(1984)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
John W. Campbell Best Book
John W. Campbell Best Book (nominee)
A star-flung empire the prize - in a deadly war of succession

The Silvertree Empress is dead, the last of her line. The heir named in her will is an impossibility, her favorite, Keira Renault, member of a family deposed and disgraced generations before - the man she claimed as the power behind her throne. As the Empire's notables jockey for position behind the various claimants, Keira must defeat his rivals in simulation and reality - and somehow hold the factions together long enough for the Empire to survive.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

November 1984 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Game Beyond
Author(s): Melissa Scott
ISBN: 0-671-55918-4 / 978-0-671-55918-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Kindle Editions

November 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Game Beyond
Author(s): Melissa Scott
Publisher: Crossroad Press
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