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A cosmic adventure with the fate of the galaxy at stake! Shi'ar scientists have learned of a creature that devours galaxies and is heading towards Shi'ar space. Beset by panicked people and several assassination attempts, Empress Lilandra must call upon the X-Men for their assistance -- for the galaxy eater will target Earth next. But the price for stopping the creature ma ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Berkley (first published 1997)
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Jim C
Aug 25, 2015 Jim C rated it liked it
This book takes place in the Marvel universe. In this one, something is destroying a neighboring galaxy and the X-Men travel to this galaxy to put a stop to this destruction.

This was a decent adventure with our favorite mutant team. I had no problem with the portrayal of the characters or the setting of this adventure. While I was looking for a fun action adventure in this universe, this book was a little too philosophical at times. Also, the antagonist of the story wasn't your usual antagonist
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Desta Hailu
I found this story to be quite interesting between the fate of the universe hanging in the balance, to the balance that each member of the X-men played in their teamwork.
Jacob
Dec 11, 2015 Jacob rated it liked it
Shelves: supers
Not a bad story, but lots of bad science and bad math and so-so writing
Jason
Mar 03, 2014 Jason rated it liked it
Deep space action with intergalactic politics tossed in for good measure. While not a horrible read I could not give it more than three stars. I can't put my finger on it..but at times the "voices" of the characters seems a little off.
Jerry
May 22, 2012 Jerry rated it liked it
Diane Duane is one of my favorite authors, mostly because of her amazing Star Trek fiction. Although X-Men: Empire's End didn't match up to Spock's World in terms of quality, it was still a good, fun novel. It wasn't anything too special, but I would think that fans of Professor X and company who are looking for a quick, easy read might find it enjoyable.
Mike Jensen
May 27, 2011 Mike Jensen marked it as books-abandoned
The X-Men film opens soon, so I tried this novel to relearn the X-world. Xers do not appear until p. 33. First 5 pages are so boring that I did not get that far.
Jeff
Aug 03, 2011 Jeff rated it did not like it
Had it, hated it, sold it. A dry and boring X-Men story that lacked imagination.
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Diane Duane has been a writer of science fiction, fantasy, TV and film for more than thirty years.
Besides the 1980's creation of the Young Wizards fantasy series for which she's best known, the "Middle Kingdoms" epic fantasy series, and numerous stand-alone fantasy or science fiction novels, her career has included extensive work in the Star Trek TM universe, and many scripts for live-action and a
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