. But it is rumored that there is a second Foundation hidden somewhere at the end of the Galaxy, established to preserve the knowledge of mankind through the long centuries of barbarism. They too want the Second Foundation destroyed. The fate of the foundation rests on young Arcadia Darell, only fourteen years old and burdened with a terrible secret.
Second Foundation #ad - An unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation novels chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity’s light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and violence thirty thousand years long.
Foundation and EmpireSpectra #ad - But not even hari seldon could have predicted the birth of the extraordinary creature called The Mule—a mutant intelligence with a power greater than a dozen battle fleets. Led by its founding father, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon, and taking advantage of its superior science and technology, the Foundation has survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior-planets.
. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity’s light against an inexorable tide of darkness and violence. A power that can turn the strongest-willed human into an obedient slave.
Foundation and Empire #ad - The foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. When an ambitious general determined to restore the Empire’s glory turns the vast Imperial fleet toward the Foundation, the only hope for the small planet of scholars and scientists lies in the prophecies of Hari Seldon.
Yet now it must face the Empire—still the mightiest force in the Galaxy even in its death throes.
Foundation's EdgeSpectra #ad - Now, 498 years after its founding, the Foundation seemed to be following the Seldon Plan perfectly. Too perfectly. Now an impossible planet -- with impossible powers -- threatens to upset the Seldon Plan for good unless two men, sworn enemies, can work together to save it! .
Foundation and EarthSpectra #ad - A superorganism, gaia is a holistic planet with a common consciousness so intensely united that every dewdrop, every being, every pebble, can speak for all—and feel for all. It is an enigma trevize is determined to resolve, and a quest he is determined to undertake, at any cost. An ingenious blend of nonstop action, and extensive world-building, daring ideas, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women determined to shield enlightened humanity from a ceaseless threat of darkness and ultimate annihilation.
Golan trevize, has chosen the future, former Councilman of the First Foundation, and it is Gaia. Nor can anyone explain why no record of Earth has been preserved, no mention of it made anywhere in Gaia’s vast world-memory. The foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are among the great masterworks of science fiction.
Foundation and Earth #ad - He must know. Trevize believes the answer lies at the site of humanity’s roots: fabled Earth. It is a realm in which privacy is not only undesirable, it is incomprehensible. But is it the right choice for the destiny of mankind? While Trevize feels it is, that is not enough.
Forward the FoundationSpectra #ad - Completed just before his death, forward the Foundation is the crowning achievement of a great writer’s life, a stirring testament to the creative genius of Isaac Asimov. As hari seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse.
. Here, from a grand master of science fiction, is the long-awaited final novel of the greatest science fiction series ever told. Whoever can control Seldon will control psychohistory—and with it the future of the Galaxy. Among those seeking to turn psychohistory into the greatest weapon known to man are a populist political demagogue, the weak-willed Emperor Cleon I, and a ruthless militaristic general.
Forward the Foundation #ad - Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. In his last act of service to humankind, hari seldon must somehow save his life’s work from their grasp as he searches for its true heirs—a search that begins with his own granddaughter and the dream of a new Foundation.
Prelude to FoundationSpectra #ad - This daring story of humanity’s future introduces one of the great masterworks of science fiction: the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov. Yet cleon knows there are those who would see him fall—those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future. Hari seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction.
The man who holds the key to the future—an apocalyptic power to be known forever after as the Foundation. Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity. And emperor cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity.
Prelude to Foundation #ad - Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, and extensive world-building, bold ideas, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of people to save civilization from a relentless tide of darkness and violence—beginning with one exceptional man. It is the year 12, 020 G. E. For hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire.
FoundationSpectra #ad - He calls this sanctuary the Foundation. And mankind’s last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and live as slaves—or take a stand for freedom and risk total destruction. Now it is dying. Only hari seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future—a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years.
The story of our future begins with the Foundation. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. To preserve knowledge and save humanity, seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire—both scientists and scholars—and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations.
Foundation #ad - But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire.
The Caves of Steel The Robot Series Book 1Spectra #ad - Then he learned that they had assigned him a partner: R. Daneel Olivaw. Worst of all was that the “r” stood for robot—and his positronic partner was made in the image and likeness of the murder victim! A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.
Isaac asimov’s robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Like most people left behind on an over-populated Earth, New York City police detective Elijah Baley had little love for either the arrogant Spacers or their robotic companions.
The Caves of Steel The Robot Series Book 1 #ad - But when a prominent spacer is murdered under mysterious circumstances, Baley is ordered to the Outer Worlds to help track down the killer. The relationship between Life and his Spacer superiors, who distrusted all Earthmen, was strained from the start.
The Naked Sun The Robot Series Book 2Spectra #ad - A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. On the beautiful outer world planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their every need attended to by their faithful robot servants.
To this strange and provocative planet comes Detective Elijah Baley, sent from the streets of New York with his positronic partner, the robot R. Daneel olivaw, to solve an incredible murder that has rocked Solaria to its foundations. The victim had been so reclusive that he appeared to his associates only through holographic projection.
The Naked Sun The Robot Series Book 2 #ad - Yet someone had gotten close enough to bludgeon him to death while robots looked on. Now baley and olivaw are faced with two clear impossibilities: Either the Solarian was killed by one of his robots--unthinkable under the laws of Robotics--or he was killed by the woman who loved him so much that she never came into his presence!
The Robots of Dawn The Robot Series Book 3Spectra #ad - For in a case of political intrigue and love between woman and robot gone tragically wrong, there's more at stake than simple justice. This time baley's career, his life, and Earth's right to pioneer the Galaxy lie in the delicate balance. The prime suspect is a gifted roboticist who had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to commit the crime.
Isaac asimov's robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Detective elijah baiey is called to the Spacer world Aurora to solve a bizarre case of roboticide. Daneel olivaw, must prove the man innocent. There's only one catch: Baley and his positronic partner, R.
The Robots of Dawn The Robot Series Book 3 #ad - A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.
I, Robot The Robot SeriesSpectra #ad - In i, robot, asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked stories: from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future—a future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete. 3 a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.
. With these three, simple directives, Isaac Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior. Of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world—all told with the dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction that has become Asmiov’s trademark.
I, Robot The Robot Series #ad - The three laws of robotics: 1 a robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm 2 A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-read robots, and robots with a sense of humor.