The Rise of Endymion (Hyperion)

The Rise of Endymion (Hyperion)

Dan Simmons

The fantastic end to at least one of the best technology fiction sagas of our time

The time of reckoning has arrived. As a last genocidal campaign threatens to enslave humanity perpetually, a brand new messiah has come of age. She is Aenea and he or she has passed through a wierd apprenticeship to these referred to as the Others. Now her protector, Raul Endymion, one-time shepherd and convicted assassin, needs to support her carry her startling message to her starting to be military of disciples.

But first they need to embark on a last fantastic venture to find the underlying which means of the universe itself. they've been on their trip by way of the mysterious Shrike--monster, angel, killing machine--who is ready to bare the long-held mystery of its foundation and goal. And in the world of Hyperion, the place the tale first begun, the ultimate revelation could be delivered--an apocalyptic message that unlocks the secrets and techniques of life and the destiny of humankind within the galaxy.

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