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The Warlock of Rhada (Rhada #1)

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It is the Dark Age after the fall of the Stellar Empire. The planets of the galaxy are ruled by brutal and petty warlords and Galactic culture is barely held together by the Order of Navigators, who possess the only functioning spacecraft.

On the planet Vyka, the warleader Glamiss is sent to the Trama valley to punish villagers for neglecting their yearly tribute. Little di
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 1st 1985 by Ace (first published September 1985)
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Aug 10, 2016 Derek rated it liked it
It reads like a mashup between Dune and Foundation (and of course Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire): an alien future history whose technology-fearing feudal culture relies on the mysterious Navigators for transportation between the stars, and a small group of people trying to regroup the fallen Empire and shorten the brutal Dark Times.

I rather enjoyed it, although it didn't have quite the pace and feel of its sequel, The Rebel of Rhada. The depth of details is the same, with the chapters hea
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A pseudonym of Alfred Coppel, used for the Rhada series.
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Other Books in the Series

Rhada (4 books)
  • The Rebel of Rhada (Rhada, #2)
  • Navigator Of Rhada (Rhada, #3)
  • The Starkahn Of Rhada (Rhada, #4)

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