Cover of: Hypérion 1 by Dan Simmons

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An edition of Hyperion (1989)

Hypérion 1

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In the 29th century, the Hegemony of Man comprises hundreds of planets connected by farcaster portals. The Hegemony maintains an uneasy alliance with the TechnoCore, a civilisation of AIs. Modified humans known as Ousters live in space stations between stars and are engaged in conflict with the Hegemony.

Numerous "Outback" planets have no farcasters and cannot be accessed without incurring significant time dilation. One of these planets is Hyperion, home to structures known as the Time Tombs, which are moving backwards in time and guarded by a legendary creature known as the Shrike. On the eve of an Ouster invasion of Hyperion, a final pilgrimage to the Time Tombs has been organized. The pilgrims decide that they will each tell their tale of how they were chosen for the pilgrimage.

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Cover of: Hypérion 1
Hypérion 1
Sep 17, 1995, pocket
mass market paperback
Cover of: Hyperion 2
Hyperion 2
Jun 20, 1995, Pocket/Presses Pocket
mass market paperback
Cover of: Hyperion
Hyperion
October 1993, Ediciones B
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Hyperion
Hyperion
1991, Headline Book Publishing Ltd
Paperback - Hyperion Cantos
Cover of: Hyperion
Hyperion
1990, Bantam Books
in English - Bantam ed.
Cover of: Hypérion
Hypérion
1990, Bantam Books
in French - Bantam ed
Cover of: Hyperion
Hyperion
February 1, 1990, Spectra
Mass Market Paperback in English

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Series
Les Cantos d'Hypérion, tome 1

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Format
mass market paperback

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Open Library
OL30283193M
ISBN 10
2266064762
ISBN 13
9782266064767

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"The Consul awoke with the peculiar headache, dry throat, and sense of having forgotten a thousand dreams which only periods in cryogenic fugue could bring."

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