Abaddon's Gate
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Abaddon's Gate


For generations, the solar system -- Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt -- was humanity's great frontier. Until now. The alien artifact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has appeared in Uranus's orbit, where it has built a massive gate that leads to a starless dark.

Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante are part of a vast flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine the artifact. But behind the scenes, a complex plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its core. As the emissaries of the human race try to find whether the gate is an opportunity or a threat, the greatest danger is the one they brought with them.

Title:Abaddon's Gate
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:539 pages

    Abaddon's Gate Reviews

  • Kemper
    Jul 19, 2015

    There’s a utopian idea in some sci-fi like Star Trek that humanity exploring space will bring out the best in us as a species. I think that anyone who believes that hasn’t paid enough attention to...

  • Per Gunnar
    Dec 08, 2013

    I do not think I have read a book series before which have gone from really great to really disappointing in one go like this one just did. There is nothing wrong with the writing itself. It is as goo...

  • Carol.
    May 13, 2014

    Three and a half stars.Just for funsies, I'm going to leave the last paragraph of my full review:Strangely, for all the focus on the McGuffin Ring, there’s very little focus on the science, mechani...

  • Matthew
    Jun 04, 2013

    I've been waiting for this book since I finished the previous book in the series. I've been actively anticipating it for the past few months. I've been hungering after it for the past week or so. So, ...

  • Travis Weir
    Sep 01, 2013

    I'm utterly flabbergasted at all of the 5 star ratings that this book received. It truly was not even close to a 5 star effort. I for one am shocked at the bollocks the authors made of things in this,...

  • John Carter McKnight
    Jun 17, 2013

    I'm simply gobsmacked. The first two volumes were terrific and really good respectively, but they didn't prepare me for the gut-wrenching brilliance of this volume. This deserves to be ranked as one o...

  • Apatt
    Jun 04, 2016

    I should keep this short really, I have a feeling that when people see a review of book #3 of a series they have not read they tend to find something better to do with their time and move on. So I gue...

  • Algernon
    Oct 06, 2013

    If humanity were capable of being satisfied, then they'll still be living in trees and eating bugs out of one another's fur. Anna had walked on a moon of Jupiter. She'd look up through a dome-covered...

  • Veronique
    Mar 07, 2017

    4.5"Violence is what people do when they run out of good ideas. It's attractive because it's simple, it's direct, it's almost always available as an option. When you can't think of a good rebuttal for...

  • Sanaa
    Feb 21, 2016

    [4 Stars] This one wasn't quite as good as the first in the series. I think the ending really picked up, but the beginning was fairly meh. It's also strange because this book has a large scope, but ev...