Orion and King Arthur

Ben Bova

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Ben Bova's timeless hero returns . . . at the nexus of myth and history!More than human, less than god, Orion has fought across time and space at the whims of his Creators, god-like beings from the future who toy with human history like spoiled children playing with dolls. From the frozen wastes of the Ice Age to far-flung interstellar empires, Orion has been both assassin and hero, all the while striving to be reunited with Anya, the ageless goddess who is his one true love.Now Orion finds himself in Britain in the dark years after the Romans abandoned the island kingdom. Minor kings and warlords feud amongst themselves even as invading hordes of Saxons and Angles threaten to sweep over the land. There Orion befriends a young warrior named Arthur, who dreams of uniting his quarreling countrymen and driving the invaders from their lands. Along with a few brave comrades, Arthur hopes to the stem the tide of barbarism and create a new era of peace and prosperity.But Orion's vainglorious Creator, Aten the Golden One, has other plans for the timeline. Arthur's noble ambitions interfere with Aten's far-reaching schemes to reshape history to his own ends. He wants Arthur dead and forgotten - but Orion does not.Defying his own creator, and risking his own immortal existence, Orion will battle the gods themselves to see that Arthur fulfills his destiny. But can even he save Arthur from the tragedy that awaits him? Orion and King Arthur is a thrilling new chapter in Ben Bova's unforgettable cosmic saga.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN-13
9780765368065
Language
English
Manufacturer/Publisher
Tom Doherty Associates
Author(s)/editor(s)
Ben Bova
Release date
2013-06-04
Brand
n/a
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30731878
UPC
978076536806
SKU
10227291

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