This is space opera on an epic scale, with dozens of characters, hundreds of planets, universe-spanning plots, and settings that range from wooden huts and muddy villages to sentient starships and newborn suns. It's also the first part of a two-volume book that is itself the first book of a series.There's no question that there's a lot going on here (too much to even begin to detail the plot), but Hamilton handles it all with an ease reminiscent of E. E. "Doc" Smith. The best way to describe it: it's big, it's good, and luckily there's plenty more on the way.… (more)
In some areas The Reality Dysfunction is published as two separate books, The Reality Dysfunction, Part 1: Emergence and The Reality Dysfunction, Part 2: Expansion. This is Emergence, please do not combine it with either of the others.
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