The Interdependency
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    The Collapsing Empire: The Interdependency, Book 1 | John Scalzi

    The Collapsing Empire: The Interdependency, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By John Scalzi
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
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    Our universe is ruled by physics, and faster-than-light travel is not possible - until the discovery of The Flow, an extradimensional field we can access at certain points in space-time that transports us to other worlds, around other stars. Humanity flows away from Earth, into space, and in time forgets our home world and creates a new empire, the Interdependency, whose ethos requires that no one human outpost can survive without the others. It's a hedge against interstellar war - and a system of control for the rulers of the empire.

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    Reviewed on 22 March 2017 by Simon (Somewhere between a pair of headphones.)