The Sons of Heaven

The Sons of Heaven

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
A conclusion to the story of Mendoza and the Company finds the immortal Lewis stripped of his vision and befriended by an extraordinary child, the Victorian superman Edward plotting world domination, and the Enforcer Budu enlisting an unexpected ally.

McMillan Palgrave
This is the Kage Baker novel everyone has been waiting for: the conclusion to the story of Mendoza and The Company.
In The Sons of Heaven, the forces gathering to seize power finally move on the Company. The immortal Lewis wakes to find himself blinded, crippled, and left with no weapons but his voice, his memory, and the friendship of one extraordinary little girl. Edward Alton Bell-Fairfax, resurrected Victorian superman, plans for world domination. The immortal Mendoza makes a desperate bargain to delay him. Enforcer Budu, assisted by Joseph, enlists an unexpected ally in his plans to free his old warriors and bring judgment on his former masters.
Executive Facilitator Suleyman uses his intelligence operation to uncover the secret of Alpha-Omega, vital to the mortals' survival. The mortal masters of the Company, terrified of a coup, invest in a plan they believe will terminate their immortal servants. And they awaken a powerful AI whom they call Dr Zeus.
This web of a story is filled with great climaxes, wonderful surprises, and gripping characters many readers have grown to love or hate. It's a triumph of SF!


Holtzbrinck
This is the Kage Baker novel everyone has been waiting for: the conclusion to the story of Mendoza and The Company.
 
In The Sons of Heaven, the forces gathering to seize power finally move on the Company. The immortal Lewis wakes to find himself blinded, crippled, and left with no weapons but his voice, his memory, and the friendship of one extraordinary little girl. Edward Alton Bell-Fairfax, resurrected Victorian superman, plans for world domination. The immortal Mendoza makes a desperate bargain to delay him. Enforcer Budu, assisted by Joseph, enlists an unexpected ally in his plans to free his old warriors and bring judgment on his former masters. 
 
Executive Facilitator Suleyman uses his intelligence operation to uncover the secret of Alpha-Omega, vital to the mortals’ survival. The mortal masters of the Company, terrified of a coup, invest in a plan they believe will terminate their immortal servants. And they awaken a powerful AI whom they call Dr Zeus.
 
This web of a story is filled with great climaxes, wonderful surprises, and gripping characters many readers have grown to love or hate. It's a triumph of SF!


Blackwell North Amer
In The Sons of Heaven, the forces gathering to seize power finally make their move on the Company.
Edward Alton Bell-Fairfax, resurrected Victorian superman, announces his plans for world domination. The immortal Mendoza makes a desperate bargain to delay him.
Enforcer Budu, assisted by Joseph, enlists an unexpected ally in his plans to free his old warriors and bring judgment on his former masters.
The mortal masters of the Company, terrified of a coup, invest in a plan they believe will terminate their cyborg servants - unaware that they have been tricked into doing so by Labienus, who intends to spark a rebellion when the immortals discover the betrayal.
Meanwhile, Executive Facilitator Suleyman uses his intelligence operation to uncover the secret of Alpha-Omega, vital to the mortals' survival. And Literature Preservationist Lewis wakes to find himself blinded, crippled, left with no weapons but his voice and memory, and the friendship of one extraordinary little girl.

Baker
& Taylor

A conclusion to the story of Mendoza and The Company finds the immortal Lewis stripped of his vision and physical prowess and befriended by an extraordinary child, the Victorian superman Edward plotting world domination, and the Enforcer Budu enlisting an unexpected ally. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Tor, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780765317469
076531746X
Branch Call Number: SF BAK
Characteristics: 430 p. ; 25 cm

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Aug 25, 2012

Not quite what I expected - there's a deus ex machina I didn't quite care for - but absolutely essential for fans of the Company novels.

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