The Unincorporated Future (Hardcover)
Tor Books, 9780765328816, 348pp.
Publication Date: August 21, 2012
Sandra O'Toole is the president of the Outer Alliance, which stretches from the asteroid belt to the Oort Cloud beyond Pluto. Resurrected following the death of Justin Cord, the unincorporated man, O'Toole has become a powerful political figure and a Machiavellian leader determined to win the Civil War against the inner planets at almost any cost. And the war has been going badly, in part because of the great General Trang, a fit opponent for the brilliant J. D. Black. Choices have to be made to abandon some of the moral principles upon which the revolution was founded. It is a time of great heroism and great betrayal, madness, sacrifice, and shocking military conflict. Nothing is predictable, even the behavior of artificial intelligences. There may be only one way out, but it is not surrender.
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Praise For The Unincorporated Future…
Praise for The Unincorporated Man: “A bright, stimulating work that deserves a wide readership.”
—Gregory Benford, author of the Galactic Center Saga
“Fans of SF as a vehicle for ideas will devour this intriguing debut…. The Kollin brothers keep the plot moving briskly despite the high proportion of talk to action. Their cerebral style will especially appeal to readers nostalgic for science fiction’s early years.” —Publishers Weekly“Recalls the emphasis on freedom of the early works of Heinlein and the cutting-edge social commentary of William Gibson and Fritz Leiber. A good choice for most libraries.” —Library Journal