Reunion: A Pip and Flinx novel (Adventures of Pip & Flinx)
Alan Dean Foster
Bestselling writer Alan Dean Foster returns to his acclaimed Humanx universe, the place a tender human orphan referred to as Flinx seeks to unencumber the harmful secrets and techniques of his past–and the doubtful customers of his destiny via the ambitious minidrag referred to as Pip. This mind-bending Pip and Flinx event is a roller-coaster trip into the unknown, packed with ask yourself and humor, and a bunch of lethal adversaries.
utilizing his stronger empathic skills, Flinx finesses his method right into a top-secret safeguard set up in the world. as soon as there, he bamboozles a refined AI application into liberating categorized information regarding the Meliorare Society, the sect of renegade eugenicists whose experiments with people had horrified the civilized universe greater than two decades in the past. in the end, as one in every of the few Meliorare experiments to outlive, Flinx has a correct to understand approximately his earlier. particularly due to the fact his telepathic powers appear to be evolving. The query is, evolving into what? The excruciating complications afflicting Flinx with expanding frequency make him wonder whether he'll be alive to determine. . . .
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known as Andes. On-site entry to the actual center used to be obviously off-limits to all yet certified group of workers. yet as with many such amazing, significant amenities, excursions of its outer, much less delicate components have been provided to the general public. They have been deemed academic. short of ardently to be informed, Flinx had taken one such travel. As anticipated, inner safety, to which the journey advisor casually alluded, used to be conspicuous. To penetrate either the power and the data it optimistically contained, he might.
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