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Someone is trying to kill Daryn Alwyn.

Born to privilege, with preselected genetic advantages and the best nanotech augmentation his father's fabulous money can buy, Daryn spurned the lucrative family Media Network to seek his own path, a crafty raven among soaring eagles. After serving with distinction as a space pilot in the military, he enjoys success as a media consultant. But when he finds himself the target of sophisticated murder attempts, his world is turned upside down. 

It seems unlikely his success outside the family business could have inspired such expensive assassination attempts, and his father and brother and sister would be more obvious targets within the family. Then his sister is killed, and Daryn is her heir - suddenly one of the richest and most powerful men in the world.

©2010 Modesitt Family Revocable Living Trust (P)2021 Tantor

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  • Franklin F.
  • 23-05-21

one of my favorites! author and story

I don't leave alot of reviews, I have read and listened to literally 1000's of books, over a year of listening time on audible.
on the book, this is like Starship Troopers. a story of growth and 'eye opening' in both personal and society for the main character.

great pace and transition in the book, I know I'm a wannabe writer and strive for this in my writing.

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  • Margie
  • 29-05-21

Well written, great story

One of his earlier works that shows
just why he is a great science fiction writer.

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  • Patrick
  • 21-09-21

Not one of Modesitt's best at all.

I enjoy most of Modesitt's books. This was turgid at best. I cared nothing for any character nor for perceptual testing. Pap.