Karl Schroeder





Karl Schroeder

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in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
September 04, 1962

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Karl Schroeder is an award-winning Canadian science fiction author. His novels present far-future speculations on topics such as nanotechnology, terraforming, augmented reality and interstellar travel, and have a deeply philosophical streak. One of his concepts, known as thalience, has gained some currency in the artificial intelligence and computer networking communities.


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[image error]Run on over to Blind Ferret and you can pick up the print edition of Sun of Suns, Vol. 1. This volume collects the first episodes of the story. You'll meet all the main characters here: Hayden Griffin, our sullen hero; Lady Venera Fanning, mad princess and spymaster; Martor the ship's go-fer, and even the pirate Dentius and his men.


The script for this excellent adaptation is by Je...

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Sun of Suns (Virga, #1)
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,614 ratings — published 2006 — 10 editions
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Queen of Candesce (Virga, #2)
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 693 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Ventus
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 612 ratings — published 2000 — 7 editions
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Pirate Sun (Virga, #3)
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 555 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Lockstep
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Lady of Mazes
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 439 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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The Sunless Countries (Virg...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 383 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Permanence
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 353 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Ashes of Candesce (Virga, #5)
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 236 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Virga: Cities of the Air (V...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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“He spun in clear air, weightless again but traveling too fast to breathe the air that tore past his lips. As his vision darkened he turned and saw bike number two impact the side of the battleship, crumpling its hull and spreading a mushroom of flame that lit a name painted on the metal hull: Arrogance.”
Karl Schroeder, Sun of Suns

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