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Terminal World

Alastair Reynolds

Spearpoint, the last human city, is an atmosphere-piercing spire of vast size. Clinging to its skin are the zones, a series of semi-autonomous city-states, each of which enjoys a different-and rigidly enforced-level of technology. Following an infiltration mission that went tragically wrong, Quillon has been living incognito, working as a pathologist in the district morgue. But when a near-dead angel drops onto his dissecting table, Quillon's world is wrenched apart one more time. If Quillon is to save his life, he must leave his home and journey into the cold and hostile lands beyond Spearpoint's base, starting an exile that will take him further than he could ever imagine. But there is far more at stake than just Quillon's own survival, for the limiting technologies of the zones are determined not by governments or police but by the very nature of reality-and reality itself is showing worrying signs of instability.

Spearpoint, the last human city, is an atmosphere-piercing spire of vast size. Clinging to its skin are the zones, a series of semi-autonomous city-states, each of which enjoys a different-and rigidly enforced-level of technology. Following an infiltration mission that went tragically wrong, Quillon has been living incognito, working as a pathologist in the district morgue. But when a near-dead angel drops onto his dissecting table, Quillon's world is wrenched apart one more time. If Quillon is to save his life, he must leave his home and journey into the cold and hostile lands beyond Spearpoint's base, starting an exile that will take him further than he could ever imagine. But there is far more at stake than just Quillon's own survival, for the limiting technologies of the zones are determined not by governments or police but by the very nature of reality-and reality itself is showing worrying signs of instability.
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Spearpoint, the last human city, is an atmosphere-piercing spire of vast size. Clinging to its skin are the zones, a series of semi-autonomous city-states, each of which enjoys a different-and rigidly enforced-level of technology. Following an infiltration mission that went tragically wrong, Quillon has been living incognito, working as a pathologist in the district morgue. But when a near-dead angel drops onto his dissecting table, Quillon's world is wrenched apart one more time. If Quillon is to save his life, he must leave his home and journey into the cold and hostile lands beyond Spearpoint's base, starting an exile that will take him further than he could ever imagine. But there is far more at stake than just Quillon's own survival, for the limiting technologies of the zones are determined not by governments or police but by the very nature of reality-and reality itself is showing worrying signs of instability.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Lee

Length:

19h 46m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

34:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

40:16


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

27:34


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

30:48


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

55:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

31:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

24:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:42


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

44:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

39:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:35


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

44:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

35:39


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

45:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

48:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

29:38


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

57:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

18:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

34:23


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

32:07


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

35:55


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

51:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

37:41


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

38:57


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

48:10


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

51:36


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

31:23


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

23:24


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

18:58


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

19:16


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

35:10


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

54:15