Leader of the Faction of Humanity. It was a ridiculous title, but the Arena said that was whatCaptain Ariane Austin was since she'dled the crew of the Holy Grail intheir discovery of the impossible, physics-violating place and their eventualreturn, and when the nigh-omnipotent Arena said something, it meant it.
Ariane must discover what it means to be the Leader of Humanity, both for herself and forhumanity, before her enemies—at home or in the Arena—depose her, kill her, orworse. It will take all her luck, Marc DuQuesne's indomitable will, SimonSandrisson's genius, and the peerless skill of a living legend. And, in theend, humanity’s fate in the galaxy and beyond will hinge on the choice of anuncertain ally who has nothing to gain, and everything to lose, by aiding thoseneophyte upstarts, the humans.
About Spheres of Influence:
“Fast and entertaining action and a world that has the feel of Asimov’s Foundation series.”—Sarah A. Hoyt, author of the Darkship saga
About Ryk E. Spoor’s Grand Central Arena:
“…an imaginativepiece of space opera that’s set on a near-future Earth where artificialintelligence is taken for granted.”—ShinyReviews
“Grand Central Arena’ is space opera in the grand old tradition. . . but with modern sensibilities andawareness of current speculations in cutting edge physics.”—Fantasy Book Critic
About the ThresholdSeries by Ryk E. Spoor and Eric Flint
“. . . fast-paced sci-fi. . . light in tone and hard onscience . . .” —Publishers Weekly
“. . . [the series is filled with] linguistics,biology, physics, and evolution further the story, as well as wacky humor,academic rivalries, and even some sweet romances.” —School Library Journal
About Ryk E. Spoor's Phoenix Rising:
“A winner! Great characters, and thrilling adventure. I want more!”—Ed Greenwood, best-selling author of the Forgotten Realms series
“[E]xciting adventure, scary monsters, strange gods, and wondrous magic.”—Lawrence Watt-Evans