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Grail: Jacob's Ladder Trilogy, Book 3

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Rife with intrigue and betrayal, heroism and sacrifice, Grail brings Elizabeth Bear's brilliant space opera to a triumphant conclusion. nbsp; At last the generation ship Jacob's Ladder has arrived at its destination: the planet they have come to call Grail. But this habitable jewel just happens to be populated already: by humans who call their home Fortune. And they are wary of sharing Fortune--especially with people who have genetically engineered themselves to such an extent that it is a matter of debate whether they are even human anymore. To make matters worse, a shocking murder aboard the Jacob's Ladder has alerted Captain Perceval and the angel Nova that formidable enemies remain hidden somewhere among the crew. On Grail--or Fortune, rather--Premier Danilaw views the approach of the Jacob's Ladder with dread. Behind the diplomatic niceties of first-contact protocol, he knows that the deadly game being played is likely to erupt into full-blown war--even civil war. For as he strives to chart a peaceful and prosperous path forward for his people, internal threats emerge to take control by any means necessary.
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display_description The ship Jacob's Ladder has arrived at its destination - the planet they call Grail. But Grail is populated by humans already, who call their home Fortune. They are wary of sharing Fortune, particularly with genetically engineered humans. Meanwhile, a murder aboard Jacob's Ladder indicates that there are enemies among the crew.
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series Jacob's Ladder Trilogy
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subject_facet Human-alien encounters -- Fiction, Planets -- Fiction, Science fiction, American, Space ships -- Fiction
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title_sub Jacob's Ladder Trilogy, Book 3
topic_facet Fiction, Human-alien encounters, Literature, Planets, Science Fiction, Science fiction, American, Space ships, Thriller