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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.

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. l. a. 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 l. a. vérité sur les agissements de certains Quatrièmes a while 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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With a satisfied grunt, Vulcan the Smith took up his log again. One final time he paused, looking up at what could be seen from here of the day's clear sky- only a narrow tracery of blue. Then he went quickly on his way. When he pushed one end of his log into the roaring chimney, the earthfire caught promptly and deeply in the wood. The log became a blazing torch when the Smith pulled it back from the inferno-fissure and tossed it spinning in the shadowed air. Its rosin popped and snapped with hot, perfumed combustion.

In some of the stories the Emperor was fond of pointless riddles. (And what if they had chosen not to follow Vulcan's call? ) And in some of the stories he played practical jokes, some of which were appreciated as clever, by those who liked such things. There was also a proverbial sense, in which an illegitimate child of an unknown father, or anyone whose luck had run out, was spoken of as a child of the Emperor. a ~. - have ... no, she was drugged, not thinking clearly. The ave * Duke-or whoever it had been-had been young, and he had certainly not worn the Emperor's clown mask.

Then he grabbed the upper end of the bundle firmly in his large fist, and raised it in the air and shook it, so that the rough wrappings fell free except where his grip had caught them. People on all sides were turning to look. The blade was a full meter long, and straight as an arrow, with lightly fluted sides. Both edges keened down to perfect lines, invisibly sharp. "What? Who?... " Mala could only stumble help- lessly. " Jord's voice was rough and bitter. "This is for me, and for my son after me.

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