Science fiction on an epic scale - a stand-alone science fiction adventure set in Michael Cobley's bestselling Humanity's Fire universe. Perfect for fans of Iain M. Banks or James S. A. Corey's Expanse series. Now in paperback.
'Proper galaxy-spanning space opera' Iain M. Banks on Seeds of Earth
The Warcage is a feat of unprecedented stellar engineering: two hundred worlds harnessed to an artificial sun.
Built to travel through space as a monument to peace between alien species, its voracious rulers have turned it into a nightmarish wasteland, capturing new planets for slaves and resources, then discarding the old.
Now, when a verdant agri-world is pulled out of its orbit and a deal goes bad, it is up to the captain of a smuggling ship to journey into the Warcage and rescue his crew.
Science fiction on an epic scale - Ancestral Machines is a stand-alone science fiction adventure set in Michael Cobley's bestselling Humanity's Fire universe. Perfect for fans of Iain M. Banks or James S. A. Corey's Expanse series.
For more epic space opera action from Michael Cobley, check out:
Humanity's Fire Trilogy:
Seeds of Earth
The Orphaned Worlds
The Ascendant Stars
Standalone novels in the Humanity's Fire universe:
Also look out for Cobley's epic fantasy trilogy, Shadowkings!
Proper galaxy-spanning space opera - Iain M. Banks on SEEDS OF EARTH
A convincing portrayal of political machinations and the plight of individuals caught up in events beyond their comprehension - GUARDIAN on SEEDS OF EARTH
A very entertaining read . . . the series as a whole possesses tremendous potential - FANTASY BOOK CRITIC on SEEDS OF EARTH
The sort of thing that space opera readers love. We've got spaceships and a broad history, shown through the viewpoints of multi-person perspectives, linked together in a way that Heinlein would've been proud of - SFFWORLD on SEEDS OF EARTH
Michael Cobley was born in the city of Leicester, has lived in Perth (Australia) and Glasgow but now resides in North Ayrshire. His previous works have included the Shadowkings trilogy (a dark and grim fantasy epic), Iron Mosaic (a collection of short stories) but he is best known for his epic space opera series - Humanity's Fire. Splintered Suns is a stand alone adventure set in this universe.