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Eon / Eternity

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Seven years after a nuclear skirmish brought the world power blocs closer to Armageddon, an unexpected new element is added to the game. The Stone, an asteroid 250 kilometers on diameter, suddenly appears in orbit around the Earth. This omnibus edition contains both books in the series 'Eon' and 'Eternity.'
Hardcover, 761 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Sfbc
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Josiah Miller
I was disappointed with the ending. After all that happened through the major scope of the two novels, it seemed like too happy and convenient of an ending. I was hoping for something a little more telling about ourselves then just an ending that made the reader feel like none of what was just read didn't ever happen to the characters and that the major events that occurred didn't effect them or the world for the future, which makes me as the reader feel that it didn't effect myself for the futu ...more
William Miller
Finishes the story begin in the first book of the trilogy (yes, I said "finishes", because the third book in the trilogy is actually a prequel to the first two. A good read.
Rick Rider
Interesting concept. Got me thinking of the time travel paradox, but managed to avoid the bogged down discussion of that topic.

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