When the most deadly wave of persecution began, the Khybors were able to evacuate their homeworld of Norbra and not only flee the galaxy, but the universe, and find safety. Many of the lost colonies not only survived but thrived--and they remembered their abandonment and the harsh centuries of the Downfall. Wildvine County, somewhere in the United States, is that pivotal point where the travelers from multiple worlds and universes meet. The story begins when refugees from a world called Rehdonna stumble through the vortex to Wildvine. The period of darkness and barbarism that followed is referred to as the Downfall.
Pilots who could pull their ships along with them were first known as Skip pilots, and then Leapers. Adlan Caderi has been seeking the power to rule the universe and break the Leaper monopoly, and Qinda is the final element of his plan, the last piece of the puzzle—or so he hopes. These independent planets and star systems formed a profit-based alliance where smugglers and robber barons and petty chieftains flourished. Then a legend rises from the deep waters and before he knows it, Derek is overboard and then stranded on another ship, separated from his family. Raf and his friend, Danal, give Marnya her first lessons in what it means to be an Undying. But her life is changed forever when her traveling party is attacked by brigands.
They want to dominate, to enslave the ordinary Humans around them. Before the Commonwealth, there was First Civ and then the Downfall, an age of barbarism when the galaxy-spanning civilization shattered and colony worlds learned to survive by their own strength…or were abandoned to die. The Commonwealth was born, reaching out to lost colonies and establishing new ones, rediscovering lost technology and how to navigate the star-ways. They have to find each other--and soon, before more enemies show up to destroy them--and find a way back home to save their world. As a Scout captain she has the power to dissolve the colonial government and place it under military rule, if necessary. The struggle to make Qinda a true Caderi will endanger both their lives and awaken inside her the question: To gain the universe, is she willing to lose her soul? From the chaos on Vidan, a holy scholar named Kilvordi discovered the legacy of their ancestor's arrogance lived on. She knows him from childhood dreams…and because his twin brother murdered her husband and infant sons in an attempt to possess her.
Captain Silas of the Sea Storm is willing to reunite Derek with his family, but legends and visions and the laws of the seafarers interfere. This book was totally different from the first one. By the time the Abyss is attacked, Niall and his people have become a force to be reckoned with in their goal of freedom…even if it means turning pirate, like the falsely imprisoned nobleman who once sailed the ancient seas, on a ship called the Vendetta. His life-long dream has been to become a healer and help the people his uncle, the governor, leads. Given into the keeping of the Hounds of Hamin, the members of the Hunt have been separated by time as well as distance. The Commonwealth was born, reaching out to lost colonies and establishing new ones, rediscovering lost technology and how to navigate the star-ways.
Arriena of Traxslan was the lowest of the low—a poor relation, living on the charity of her domineering, cruel cousin, Lord Mordon Traxslan. Email me at: MichelleLevigne gmail. Sword of Faxinor The Commonwealth Universe From the Downfall of a galactic civilization to barbarism, and the long climb back to the stars. This book was sweet and dramatic. She must make contact with the living, waking world above them, find allies, and recover their life tubes before any more members of their Community are killed—or worse, found by the heirs of the enemy who sent them into hiding long ago. But the only way he can win is to secure her loyalty and her love and implant in her the dream of power that's carried the Caderi clan for generations.
Various groups of people fled First Civ, as they became endangered or more powerful people tried to have them classified as mutants or non-humans, and either sterilized or made into slaves. The choices Ian and Miranda make during their hunt will change Chorillan for generations to come. Marnya joins the Order and sets out on her journey of learning, healing and leadership. Levigne as she told this story. The Commonwealth Upper University is also located on Centralis, and serves as the final word in scientific, medical, historical and legal matters. Qinda was a nobody, surviving on her wits, and cursed with genetics that hinted at unusual gifts.
They meet the two ruling families of the planet and Bain lands in a position to help when rebellion erupts across the planet. Then Ambassador Lord Arand of Eretia comes to Reshor to make politically astute marriages to protect his kingdom against Sendorland. Long-lived, seemingly young forever and impervious to all but the most devastating diseases, only drastic injuries could kill them. That potential is put to good use when their home is attacked and their uncle is kidnapped by enemies intent on destroying first their world, then civilization. The Commonwealth was born, reaching out to lost colonies and establishing new ones, rediscovering lost technology and how to navigate the star-ways. These books are also available in print.
The friends she gathers along the way become her closest allies and supporters—and she is surprised when friendship with a young warrior turns into something more. Marnya asks their help on a very important mission. At the same time, Miranda Riallon, a schoolteacher and daughter of very important members of the Colony Council, worries about one of her students. Kheeran, their daughter, reaches new dimensions as a pilot. Among those talents: the ability to merge their minds with machines - - eventually with starships - - and find the gaps in the fabric of space and time, to slip through the weave of reality into alternate universes. Ambush : The twins, Casta and Pol, should never have been born, and there are many enemies who would still try to destroy them as they reach adulthood.
Its bearer, Rakleer, has vanished into mist and memory, waiting until need and danger will awaken the sword to choose a new Bearer and lead in the defense of Reshor. As each side educates the other, they come to a partnership, then friendship. It was, however, an approach which was enjoyable. She needs to travel in disguise, to see if the conditions on the colony worlds match the reports that she receives. They refused to join the Commonwealth, and instead formed their own confederacy known as the Conclave.