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The Web of Spider (Spider Trilogy #3)

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Could Romanan warriors and Directorate technology halt the devastating advance of interstellar holy war?

The Sirian rebellion had proved the catalyst for the rise of two powerful new forces in the galaxy. Ngen Van Chow, leader of the failed rebellion, had fled to a distant world from which he would launch an interstellar holy war of destruction, a war fueled by the discover
Paperback, 656 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by DAW
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Jul 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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By Michael Gear
Sometimes when we read epics and mythology we forget the cost of being a hero. I see this trilogy as an epic. Joseph Campbell described Star Wars as the modern myth. But the majority of the reading public have not looked into the following books, other than those made into movies. They don't look into the cost of being heroes. The Spider trilogy looks at the anthropomorphic ideology of lost, heroics, and cultural change in a new and exciting way. Th
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Great end to a trilogy of blended Anthropology and Science Fiction of the sort you dont see often or at all, really?! Several 'Hans Solo-ish' Characters aboard large vessels in a future where ALL the human(SPOILERS)poplation's controlled by the linked thoughts of 3 'embryonic Brains' to describe roughly...watching the one of three become 'more human' thru a Shamans Teaching is almost funny (the character, not the teaching, that's done well)but also, sad.
The other characters are almost out of a
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May 14, 2008 rated it liked it
Gears ends this series well, making it worth the many pages of reading. A lot of folks die throughout it, too.
Dec 14, 2013 rated it liked it
Compelling discussions about faith and belief along with some horrific torture scenes and billions of deaths wrap up the trilogy.
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W. Michael Gear was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on the twentieth of May, 1955. A fourth generation Colorado native, his family had been involved in hard-rock mining, cattle ranching, and journalism. After his father's death in 1959, Michael's mother received her Master's degree in journalism and began teaching. In 1962 she married Joseph J. Cook, who taught tool and die making, and the fam ...more
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