Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos)

Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos)

Dan Simmons


at the global referred to as Hyperion, past the legislation of the Hegemony of guy, there waits the creature referred to as the Shrike.  There are those that worship it.  There are those that worry it.  And there are those that have vowed to smash it.  In the Valley of the Time Tombs, the place large, brooding constructions movement backward via time, the Shrike waits for them all.  On the eve of Armageddon, with the complete galaxy at warfare, seven pilgrims set forth on a last voyage to Hyperion looking the solutions to the unsolved riddles in their lives.  Each includes a determined hope--and a negative secret.  And one could carry the destiny of humanity in his hands.  

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