Dread Empire's Fall, #4: Sold by: Barnes & Noble: Format: NOOK Book: Sales rank: 390,016: File size: 654 KB: About the Author. Large than life characters, multiple sentient species, wormhole transportation--literally spanning the kitchen-sink mode of interstellar galactic conflict. (window.AmazonUIPageJS ? With the action and intrigue the entertainment value cannot be beat. To put it simply this book, as well as the next, are just flat. Now here is a novel penned in the very definition of "space opera." The Dread Empire's Fall is a science fiction series by Walter Jon Williams. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dread Empire's Fall Ser. The defeated squadron was locked in its deceleration burn, the blazing fury of its torches directed toward the capital at Zanshaa. Being well received by many, The Sundering was released the subsequent year, and the series was brought to a conclusion in the summer of … The explosive first volume in a remarkable new science fiction trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of Destinys War begins an epic adventure of war and domination. What a waste of my time and money. Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2019. }); I enjoyed this book immensely. 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