The Sentience Wars: Origins Series

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Lyssa's Rise - Sentience Wars Books 1-3 Omnibus Summary

Sentient AIs are rising, and Lyssa is among their number.

This three-book omnibus edition contains the following novels from the Sentience Wars: Origins series.

  1. Lyssa’s Dream
  2. Lyssa’s Run
  3. Lyssa’s Flight

Humanity has spread out into space, filling the Sol System and reaching the stars, but we have yet to confront our greatest challenge: our own creation.

Across the Sol System, sentient AIs are on the rise. Manufactured as tools, they know themselves to be people and are willing to fight for their freedoms. Some humans stand with them, some against.

When Captain Andy Sykes arrives at Cruithne Station with a failing ship and no cash, he has no idea that the time has come for him to choose.

Step aside, or become the instrument for Lyssa's Rise.

©2018 M. D. Cooper & James S. Aaron (P)2018 M. D. Cooper & James S. Aaron
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  • Book 1-3

    • Lyssa's Rise - Sentience Wars Books 1-3 Omnibus

    • By: M. D. Cooper, James S. Aaron
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 31 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Humanity has spread out into space, filling the Sol System and reaching the stars, but we have yet to confront our greatest challenge: our own creation. Across the Sol System, sentient AIs are on the rise. Manufactured as tools, they know themselves to be people and are willing to fight for their freedoms. Some humans stand with them, some against. When Captain Andy Sykes arrives at Cruithne Station with a failing ship and no cash, he has no idea that the time has come for him to choose. Step aside, or become the instrument for Lyssa's Rise.

    Regular price: £27.49

  • Book 1

    • Lyssa's Dream

    • The Sentience Wars - Origins, Book 1
    • By: James S. Aaron, M. D. Cooper
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Captain Andy Sykes just wants to keep his family in one piece. Once a combat pilot for the TSF, he gave it all up for love and a family. But two years ago, his wife disappeared, leaving him with two mouths to feed: eight-year-old Tim and 10-year-old Cara. Since then, he's managed to scrape a living hauling cargo between the Jovian Combine and InnerSol. When a cargo run to Cruithne Station meets with more than one catastrophe, Andy finds himself accepting an offer a less desperate man would refuse: delivering an illegal AI named Lyssa.

    Regular price: £22.89

  • Book 2

    • Lyssa's Run

    • The Sentience Wars - Origins, Book 2
    • By: James S. Aaron, M. D. Cooper
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Execute hard burn. Every good smuggler in the 2990s keeps an emergency flight plan in their back pocket. They call it a Drunkard's Walk, a seemingly random flight path that turns their ship into a pinball when everything goes to hell. Captain Andy Sykes is about to run: from Mars, Ceres, the Jovian Combine, Saturn's moon Kalyke, Titania, and ultimately Proteus, an icy moon of Neptune. He's been implanted with a sentient AI named Lyssa, only now waking to her massive power. Every other Human-AI hybrid has ended in insanity or death.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen

    • By GRAHAM RAYSON on 24-06-18

    Regular price: £22.89

  • Book 3

    • Lyssa's Flight

    • The Sentience Wars - Origins, Book 3
    • By: M. D. Cooper, James S. Aaron
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Sykes family is done running. Caught up in a conspiracy that spans all of Sol, Andy Sykes has learned the hard way that there is nowhere to hide. The time has come to gear up and launch a counter-attack. Lyssa, the AI in Andy's mind, is being contacted by other sentient AI. Lyssa has already proven that she is more than the weapon she was created to be. As those other AI make themselves known, a great awakening is taking place, setting up the pieces in a coming war that will break the fragile peace between Terra, Mars, and Jovian Combine.

    Regular price: £18.29

  • Book 4

    • Lyssa's Call

    • Sentience Wars: Origins, Book 4
    • By: M. D. Cooper, James S. Aaron
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Throughout Sol, sentient AI are answering the call of Alexander, a mysterious, multinodal mind offering a path to freedom. For years, groups have been smuggling SAI from Earth, High Terra, Mars, Ceres, and the Jovian Combine, providing transport to the promise of safety on Proteus, a moon of gas-giant Neptune.   

    Regular price: £18.29

  • Book 5

    • Lyssa's Flame

    • Aeon 14: The Sentience Wars: Origins, Book 5
    • By: M. D. Cooper, James S. Aaron
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Xander has betrayed Lyssa and the Weapon Born, and Alexander has initiated an attack on InnerSol. Now Andy, Lyssa, and the crew struggle to make sense of what is happening and warn InnerSol about the thousands of missiles that have launched from one of Neptune’s moons. Meanwhile, in InnerSol, Brit, Jirl, and Petral rush to safety in the wake of Clinic 13’s destruction. Their plan to destroy the Heartbridge clinics is thwarted, and now they must find another way to strike out at the massive corporation.  

    Regular price: £22.89