The World Before

Mass Market Paperback | October 25, 2005

byKaren Traviss

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Three strikingly different alien races
greeted the military mission from Earth
when it reached the planet called Bezer''ej.

Now one of the sentient species
has been exterminated—and two others
are poised on the brink of war.

The fragile bezeri are no more, due to the ignorant, desperate actions of human interlopers. The powerful wess''har protectors have failed in their sworn obligation to the destroyed native population—and the outrage must be redressed.

But those who are coming to judge from the World Before -- the home planet, now distant and alien to the wess''har, whose ancestors left there generations ago -- will not restrict their justice to the individual humans responsible for the slaughter. Earth itself must answer for the genocide. And its ultimate fate may depend on a dead woman: former police officer Shan Frankland, who became something far greater than human before destroying herself in the vast airless depths of space.

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Three strikingly different alien races greeted the military mission from Earth when it reached the planet called Bezer'ej.Now one of the sentient species has been exterminated—and two others are poised on the brink of war.The fragile bezeri are no more, due to the ignorant, desperate actions of human interlopers. The powerful wess'har protectors have failed in their sworn obligation to the destroy...

Three strikingly different alien races greeted the military mission from Earth when it reached the planet called Bezer'ej.Now one of the sentient species has been exterminated?and two others are poised on the brink of war.The fragile bezeri are no more, due to the ignorant, desperate actions of human interlopers. The powerful wess'har protectors have failed in their sworn obligation to the destroyed native population...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1 inPublished:October 25, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060541725

ISBN - 13:9780060541729

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