Bova has predicted the Space Race of the s, solar power satellites, the discovery of organic chemicals in interstellar space, virtual reality, human cloning, the Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars , the advent of international peacekeeping forces, the discovery of ice on the Moon, electronic book publishing and zero-gravity sex. Clarke Foundation in , "for fueling mankind's imagination regarding the wonders of outer space. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year, and he received the Robert A.
Heinlein Award "for his outstanding body of work in the field of literature. Bova has been involved in science and high technology since the very beginnings of the space age. He is a columnist for the Naples Daily News and a widely-popular lecturer. Earlier in his career, he was an award-winning editor and an executive in the aerospace industry. His "Grand Tour" novels, including his award-winning TITAN, show how the human race will expand through the solar system, opening a new era of wealth and opportunity -- and conflict.
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Now the eternal warrior finds himself separated from his great love, Anya, and marooned in Macedonia under the reign of Phillip-fighting alongside the young Alexander the Great, and at the mercy of a Queen Olympias who is far more than she seems. Seller Inventory APC Shipped from UK. Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory n. Never used! This item is printed on demand.
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Seller Inventory Items related to Orion and the Conqueror: Volume 4. Orion and the Conqueror: Volume 4. Ben Bova. This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. Praise for the Orion Saga "Nonstop action and mind-bending concepts combine to make Orion absolutely unforgettable.
Bova brings it to life on a canvas spread over time and space. The sounds, the scents, and the sensibility of the ancient world permeate this well-wrought adventure. It is perfectly paced so that the reader has trouble putting the book down. Clarke Foundation. He is the former editor of Analog and Omni magazines, and the author of over a hundred books, both fiction and non-fiction. He lives in Florida. The intrigues of fourth-century-B. Macedonia and Greece are brought vividly to life in this sweeping historical fantasy.
To avert the possibility that the strands of space-time might unravel, Orion, rebellious instrument of the Creators previously encountered in Orion in the Dying Time , is sent to the court of Philip II to ensure that his son Alexander succeeds in his territorial conquests. Orion comes to admire Philip but falls under the control of his wife and Alexander's mother Olympias, an embodiment of the Creator Hera.
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Olympias is determined to arrange the assassination of Philip so that Alexander may gain the throne before a rival heir can be born to the king's new wife.