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New Arrivals - Science Fiction
Living in an underground, utopian settlement in a post-apocalyptic world, Natasha Wiley is hired to join a special team to venture Outside for the first time and finds her allegiances to tested in the face of shattering truths.
When X-Force travels to Otherworld to save Psylocke and Fantomex, who are being tried by the interdimensional Captain Britain Corps for the killing of Apocalypse in child form, they discover that the magical realm has been savaged by war and they become caught up in a fight that is not their own, but which may take one or more of their lives.
The Jean Grey School for Higher Learning is attacked by Exodus who believes that mutantkind must be reunited even if it means Cyclops' death, and Mimic brings an out of control Weapon Omega to the school seeking aid.
Black Panther, now patrolling the streets of Hell's Kitchen, searches for a former employee who has been changed by a mad scientist's experiments, but he must find him before Kraven the Hunter does. Then,during Fear Itself, T'Challa must deal with the Hate Monger spreading fear among the citizens of Hell's Kitchen and whipping them into an angry mob as well as being arrested by Homeland Security.
Forced to takes sides in a civil war or face certain death, Ryan Cawdor and his friends, desperate to find a way out of the conflict, must first defeat Snake Eye, the deadliest gunslinger in Deathlands, who wants Ryan's head.
..."I know who your father is . . . Gestalt.? A shocked Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans twenty-odd years ago shocked the galaxy . . . and spawned Flinx. So Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, venture to Gestalt, an out-of-the-way planet perfect for someone who never wants to be founddisregarding the advice of those who think Flinx could make better use of his time locating the ancient, sentient weapons platform that could be the galaxy?s only chance of stopping the exterminating scourge that?s fast approaching. Flinx might agree with thembut the quest for patrimony wins out. (Sorry, galaxy!) Could Gestalt supply the key to Flinx?s shadowy past and strange powers? An eccentric loner in a remote area could be the father Flinx has never stopped searching for, perhaps the only person who can unravel the mystery of his birth and his amazing, agonizing powers. An eccentric longer in a remote area of the distant planet could be he father Flinx has never stopped searching for, perhaps the only person who can unravel the mystery of Flinx?s birth and his amazing, agonizing powers. Unfortunately for Flinx, Gestalt also hosts a resident bounty hunter who?s just learned about the stupendous reward offered for a certain dead redhead. Flinx gets a chance to test his adversary?s skills when our hero?s skimmer is blasted out of the sky and into a raging river in the middle of nowherea nowhere of impassable terrain and ravenous, carnivorous beasts. But hey, what?s one more impossible challenge for someone who?s spent his life defying the odds and escaping the inescapable? Flinx has one thing going for him . . . plenty of experience"--Jacket.
When Mysterio opens two realities, Peter Parker finds himself transported to an alternate reality where he must team up with a new Spider-Man, Miles Morales, to stop Mysterio.
Aware that he is dying due to the drug Heat which turned his healing factor against him, Daken returns to New York, determined to make Wolverine's life a living Hell before ultimately ensuring that his father dies too. Meanwhile, Reed Richards, struggling to end the carnage, realizes that the only way may be to save Daken's life, but Daken does not want to be saved.
When the world of Quadravidia is attacked by the insidious tau, Commissar Ciaphas Cain, the legendary Hero of the Imperium, struggles to forge an alliance before a tyranid hive fleet reaches the planet.
Wolverine travels to the center of the earth to the stronghold of the world's most powerful drug dealer, where he becomes allies with the Agents of Atlas' Gorilla Man and the Immortal Weapon Fat Cobra. Then, a war between Hand ninjas and Yakuza gangsters brings Wolverine face-to-face with Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin of Crime.
"Pell's Station, orbiting the alien world simply called Downbelow, had always managed to remain neutral in the ever escalating conflict between "The Company," whose fleets from Earth had colonized space, and its increasingly independent and rebellious colony worlds. But Pell's location,on the outer edge of Earth's defensive perimeter, makes her the focal point in the titanic battle of colony worlds fighting for independence."--Amazon
"...The kompani sees none as an enemy, and yet few as friend. The kompani exists in many places, living quietly in the shadows, thriving off the bounty that others have no wit to secure, nor skill to defend. Their private history is unwritten; their recall rooted in dance and dream. The humans of Clan Korval is in many ways the opposite of the kompani. The interstellar trading clan is wealthy in enemies, fortunate in friends. Korval protects itself with vigor, and teaches even its youngest children the art of war. And when representatives of Clan Korval arrive on the planet Surebleak where the kompani has lived secret and aloof, it seems to the kompani that they are borne by the very winds of change. Change can be a boon for in change lies opportunity. But the arrival of Clan Korval, establishing itself upon Surebleak with its friends, its enemies, and, most of all, its plans may bring catastrophe, changing the culture and the kompani, forever. In this time of change, the lives of three people intersect -- Kezzi, apprentice to the kompani's grandmother; Syl Vor, Clan Korval's youngest warrior; and Rys, a man without a world, or a past..."--From the publisher.
Flinx, an orphan with extraordinary mental powers, is led into a dangerous adventure when he falls into the clutches of a depraved and powerful man.
The New Mutants find themselves at a crossroads: a decision needs to be made that will change their lives forever.
Captain America and Iron Man head to Madripoor when Batroc's Brigade shows up and a technological nightmare threatens to bring the world to its knees.
Dr. Ingrid Seastrom was once a respected American physician. Whispr, whose body has been transformed to preternatural thinness, was once a streetwise thief. Now, in a world on the edge of catastrophe from centuries of environmental exploitation, they are allies?thrust together by fate to unravel an impossible mystery?even as they are stalked by a relentless killer.
Cent, the daughter of a man brutally pursued by the government and other dangerous adversaries for his ability to teleport, triggers an avalanche while illegally snowboarding and discovers her own teleporting abilities.
Doctor McNinja battles an old foe, goes up against an ancient tennis-themed death trap, and takes on the mysterious machinator King Radical.
"Books that reappear when you destroy them, lampshades made of skin, people named with numbers and who can't recall each other, a Universal Ceiling constructed by an otherwise faceless authority, a stairwell stuffed with birds: the terrain and populace of Sky Saw is packed with stroboscopic memory mirage. In dynamic sentences and image, Blake Butler crafts a post-Lynchian nightmare where space and family have deformed, leaving the human persons left in the strange wake to struggle after the shapes of both what they loved and who they were"--From publisher description.
Restored to her human form by an ancient relic wielded by Jim Raynor, a still-formidable Sarah Kerrigan unites zerg broods throughout the Koprulu sector in what is revealed to be a menacing new agenda.
When their homeland is destroyed, the survivors of a proud and aloof alien society struggle to reach out to the rest of the galaxy for aid and understanding while striving to preserve their cherished way of life.
Storm leads an X-Men team into Eastern Europe to stop the leaders of Puternicstan from using an army of black-market Sentinels against their neighbors Latveria and Symkaria, butWar Machine, under the orders of the UN, blocks their way, resulting in a battle between the X-Men, War Machine, and the Sentinels that could start World War III.