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The Wild

(A Requiem for Homo Sapiens #2)

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Danlo the Wild, the extraordinary son of Mallory Ringess, pursues the apocalyptic Architects of the Universal Cybernetic Church into the Vild. Far from Neverness where Danlo trained as a pilot, they kill stars, use humans to reshape matter and energy. In the Vild, Danlo meets the insane god who wants to destroy everything.
Paperback, 704 pages
Published 1996 by Voyager (first published November 1995)
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Kalin
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! A brand new electronic edition of the book that has shaped me the most as a human being. What can I say?

... Well, quite a lot actually. Especially if you can read Bulgarian. ;)

Addendum from 13 March: War in Heaven is here too. :) And I believe the money goes straight to the author, if you buy these Smashwords editions.
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Drew Schott
Sep 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Such fantastic writing. Conceptual sci-fi, combined with philosophy and existentialism. It's not always easy to read it, and accept the outcome, or at least the events as you read them..but well worth it.
Ainsley
Jan 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Part two in the series "A requiem for Homo Sapiens". So you should read The Broken God first. Zindell has an amazing imagination. The pacifist-as-hero concept is virtually unique. (Is Reave the Just a pacifist?) Zindell conveys an impressive sense of scale to his universe. Full marks. ...more
Chris T
Dec 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Adventure adventure adventure. Awesome awesome awesome.
Keso Shengelia
Zindell writes well and his universe is incredibly well-realized. For me this volume is best, truly insightfull and brilliant. "Neverness" was great, "The Broken God" started well, but got comparatively weak towards the end, "The Wild" is absolutely wonderful. Its strange how one book (or rather a trilogy) can change the way you look at sci-fi.
Barry
Mar 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
simply fantastic a must read
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