Wednesday, October 30, 2013

New blurb for Peaceable Kingdoms reveals HUGE spoilers

I'm a few days late on reporting this, but Simon and Schuster have released the blurb for the final book in The Fall, Peaceable Kingdoms by Dayton Ward. A word of warning: this blurb contains MASSIVE spoilers for The Fall. Read at your own risk!


I don't usually put in "jumps," but the spoiler-y-ness of this blurb necessitates it. Read the blurb after the jump!



Following the resolution of the fertility crisis that nearly caused their extinction, the Andorian people now stand ready to rejoin the United Federation of Planets. The return of one of its founding member worlds is viewed by many as the first hopeful step beyond the uncertainty and tragedy that have overshadowed recent events in the Alpha Quadrant. But as the Federation looks to the future and the special election to name President Bacco’s permanent successor, time is running out to apprehend those responsible for the respected leader’s brutal assassination. Even as elements of the Typhon Pact are implicated for the murder, Admiral William Riker holds key knowledge of the true assassins— a revelation that could threaten the fragile Federation-Cardassian alliance. 
Questions and concerns also continue to swell around Bacco’s interim successor, Ishan Anjar, who uses the recent bloodshed to further a belligerent, hawkish political agenda against the Typhon Pact. With the election looming, Riker dispatches his closest friend, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, in a desperate attempt to uncover the truth. But as Picard and the Enterprise crew pursue the few remaining clues, Riker must act on growing suspicions that someone within Ishan’s inner circle has been in league with the assassins from the very beginning . . . .

Very interesting. I don't know about anyone else, but I'm incredibly excited to see where this all ends up. Stay tuned!