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It has been nearly two thousand years since Sol was lost to those relentless mechanical foes of unknown origin. Two millennia since a few scattered exosolar colonies of transgenic refugees became the last remnants of what once was the human race. And less than a thousand years since the immortals of Alpha Centauri ventured out from their enclave. Now parahumanity stretches across a sphere of space stretching roughly five hectolightyears in diameter. Ideological dissidents fleeing (or banished) from the growing Federation only to be sucked back in by data merchants bringing the light of civilization across the depths of space in the name of profit. The people of the Federation Core live indefinite lives of comfort and ease thanks to ubiquitous nanotechnology while the Outworlds are resigned to nanotech-free lives that are often nasty, brutish, and short. That is the universe of the Para-Imperium.

Collected in this volume are stories and worldbuilding articles related to the Para-Imperium setting written between 2015 and 2018.

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185
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9780463041970
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June 02, 2022
This title was added to our catalog on June 03, 2022.
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Joel Kreissman