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The Sinful Stars: Tales of the Fading Suns

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It is the dawn of the sixth millennium and the stars are seen to fade...

Humans reached the stars long ago, building a Republic of high technology and universal emancipation--and then squandered it, fought over it, and finally lost it. A New Dark Age has descended on humanity, for the greatest of civilizations has fallen and even the stars die. Now, feudal lords rule the Kn
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 28th 1998 by Holistic (first published 1998)
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Derek
Apr 12, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: tie-in, space-opera
My initial reaction, especially after reading the introduction, was that the setting felt somewhat synthetic, even for something based upon a game product. When broken down, the factions felt designed for game balance, to maximize interesting points of contention. Fortunately the stories themselves were more nuanced.

Reading revealed a melange (so to speak) of influences: the Dune series (I dare you to read of the Hawkwoods and Decados without thinking of two prominent noble families from there),
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Philip
Oct 31, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely AWESOME set of short stories set in the Fading Suns RPG universe. A Rare find, but worth the search and the read!
Jerry Booth
Jan 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
A good collection of short stories set in a fantastic setting where the stars are fading and humanity is recovering from a new Dark Ages.
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Mar 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Love this setting!
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