Set in the universe of Cixin Liu’s Three-Body trilogy, this officially sanctioned spin-off preserves the philosophical inquiry and rounded characterisation of the original books whilst bringing Baoshu’s own formidable skills to the table. A bravura tale of intergalactic redemption.
Death is no release for Yun Tianming - merely the first step on a journey that will place him on the frontline of a war that has raged since the beginning of time.
At the end of the fourth year of the Crisis Era, Yun Tianming died. He was flash frozen, put aboard a spacecraft and launched on a trajectory to intercept the Trisolaran First Fleet. It was a desperate plan, a Trojan gambit almost certain to fail. But there was an infinitesimal chance that the aliens would find rebooting a human irresistible, and that someday, somehow, Tianming might relay valuable information back to Earth.
And so he did. But not before he betrayed humanity.
Now, after millennia in exile, Tianming has a final chance at redemption. A being calling itself The Spirit has recruited him to help wage war against a foe that threatens the existence of the entire universe. A challenge he will accept, but this time Tianming refuses to be a mere pawn... He has his own plans.
Published with the blessing of Cixin Liu, The Redemption of Time extends the astonishing universe conjured by the Three-Body Trilogy. You'll discover why the universe is a 'dark forest', and for the first time, you'll come face-to-face with a Trisolaran...
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 228 x 145 mm
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“An interesting bonus for fans of the series”
There were parts of this that I really enjoyed, such as the codas, and other parts that I found really hard to follow, such as a lot of part 3. As the author note explains, this is essentially fan fiction set in the... More
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