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Tethered Worlds: Unwelcome Star

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August 1, 2022  |  1,327 views  |  0 reviews / comments

Tethered Worlds: Unwelcome Star by Gregory Faccone. Book cover. Science FictionFor fans of Dune, the Honor Harrington series, & Jack Campbell's Lost Fleet series

" of the most fully imagined sci-fi worlds I have ever experienced outside of Frank Herbert's genre-defining "Dune" series." --D.A.Cartier

Jordahk thought he was average. He was wrong. He thought his planet too far from the centuries-old stalemate line to see any action. He was wrong about that too.

To save his world from annexation he must retreat with his eccentric grandfather, seeking help from the farthest planets. But what can stop the domination of mankind's supreme star-spanning government?

There is an ancient technology with the power to break the conventional--but it can also break the user. And only a special few can wield it. But Jordahk suspects his grandfather knows more than he's telling...


Author's Notes

I enjoy the works of Tolkien. Such rich world building. Modern authors like Weber and Feintuch have also succeeded in creating universes large enough to span multiple books. Each entry can bring something new while still adding to and fitting in with the whole.

About Gregory Faccone

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You might think part-time mystery man Gregory Faccone has lived ten lifetimes. He's baked in 130° deserts, and on a dark, rainy night, driven a remote road carpeted with frogs (true story, really). He performed a long tenure developing electronic entertainment with the biggest names including Warner Bros., Paramount Studios, Electronic Arts and Sony. He created content for popular...

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