Rogue Trooper Tales Of Nu Earth 2

Author: Dave Gibbons
Editor: 2000 AD
ISBN: 9781781081631
Size: 16,29 MB
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Book two of Dave Gibbons classic series! Nu-Earth, a planet ravaged by war, its atmosphere poisoned by chemical weapons. In this battle-scarred landscape, the Norts and the Southers fight where only the Genetic Infantrymen can survive unaided. Rogue is one such soldier and these are his tales... As the war between the Norts and the Southers continues to rage across Nu-Earth, the lone Genetic Infantryman known as Rogue Trooper wanders through the battle-scarred landscape in search of the Traitor General who betrayed him and his comrades. As their final confrontation approaches only one is sure to survive! Created by Gerry Finley-Day and fan-favourite Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), this volume features additional artwork from Cam Kennedy (Star Wars: Dark Empire), Brett Ewins (Bad Company) and Steve Dillon (Preacher).

Rogue Trooper

Author: Gerry Finley-Day
Editor:
ISBN: 9781781082300
Size: 19,22 MB
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As the Norts and Southers wage war on the battle-torn world of Nu-Earth, the genetically-engineered soldier, Rogue Trooper, continues to search for an antigen which will restore his bio-chipped comrades to life.

Unfinished Tales Of Numenor And Middle Earth

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054795199X
Size: 11,77 MB
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A New York Times bestseller for twenty-one weeks upon publication, Unfinished Tales is a collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle-earth to the end of the War of the Ring, and further relates events as told in The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings. The book concentrates on the lands of Middle-earth and comprises Gandalf's lively account of how he came to send the Dwarves to the celebrated party at Bag-End, the story of the emergence of the sea-god Ulmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and an exact description of the military organization of the Riders of Rohan and the journey of the Black Riders during the hunt for the Ring. Unfinished Tales also contains the only surviving story about the long ages of Númenor before its downfall, and all that is known about the Five Wizards sent to Middle-earth as emissaries of the Valar, about the Seeing Stones known as the Palantiri, and about the legend of Amroth.

Blood Relative

Author: James Swallow
Editor: 2000 AD Books
ISBN: 1849970750
Size: 12,70 MB
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BLOOD RELATIVE Sole surviving member of his unit, Rogue Trooper is cut off from Souther lines and hunted remorselessly by the Nort forces. He's hot on the trail of the Traitor General who sold out Rogue and his buddies, three of whom accompany him as sentient life-chips stored in his high-tech weaponry. When his latest lead takes him back to the site of the Quartz Zone Massacre, Rogue gets more than he bargained for at the hands of a unit of brutal bio-warriors. The battlefields of the near future come to shocking life in this tale of loyalty, treachery, genetic soldiers, sinister experiments and all out warfare.

2000 Ad The Creator Interviews Volume 02

Author: Michael Molcher
Editor: 2000 AD Books
ISBN: 1849979847
Size: 17,39 MB
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Exclusive interviews and career overviews of key comics creators taken from the pages of the Judge Dredd Megazine. In this second collection Alex Garland, Jim McCarthy, Jock, Greg STaples, Chris Weston, Will Simpson, Karl Urban and Arthur Wyatt discuss their work in comics, 2000 AD and many other titles in great detail.

Tales Of A Chinese Grandmother

Author: Frances Carpenter
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462902898
Size: 16,67 MB
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This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture. Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales. These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household. A sampling from a long and proud tradition, these Chinese folktales are sure to delight adults as well as children of all ages. Chinese children's stories include: How Pan Ku Made the World The God that Lived in the Kitchen The Daughter of the Dragon King The Grateful Fox Fairy The King of the Monkeys The Wonderful Pear Tree Ko-Ai's Lost Shoe Heng O, the Moon Lady The Old Old One's Birthday

Tales Of Little Girl Haye The Big Red Sky Speaks

Author: Lewis Dowell, III
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1312403896
Size: 14,87 MB
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Ten Foot Square Hut And Tales Of The Heike

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Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462900763
Size: 13,29 MB
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Readers of medieval Japanese literature have long been captivated by its romance and philosophy. In this volume, two acclaimed thirteenth-century classics, The Ten Foot Square Hut and Tales of the Heike, are presented in translation. The Ten Foot Square Hut (the Hojoki) takes its title from a four and half mat sized Tearoom, the size of the hut in which the hero of the story, Chomei, lives. It offers the memorable reflections of this sensitive aristocrat who has retired from a world filled with violent contrasts and cataclysms to find refuge in nature and Buddhist philosophy. Though this narrative was written 700 years ago, its message continues to have an astonishing timeliness. Tales of the Heike (selections from the Heike Monogatari) deals with the same period but from a different point of view, supplying the background of Chomei's meditations. It is a collection of episodic stories, written in poetical prose, related to the rise and fall of the Taira clan in twelfth-century Kyoto, one of the great turning points in Japanese history. The translations, by the late Professor A. L. Sandler, are complemented by an informed Introduction on the background to these masterpieces of Japanese literature.

Tales Of Horror Volume 7 The Beast From The Deep

Author: Yojimbo Press LLC
Editor: Yojimbo Press LLC
ISBN:
Size: 10,15 MB
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In this devilishly delightful Tales of Horror you'll find the following stories... A lawyer litigates for his soul in "The Man Who Tricked the Devil!" A hideous man indecently proposes to a beautiful woman in "Die for the Beggar". A monster terrorizes a lighthouse crew in "The Beast from the Deep!" A wild, ape-beast enacts revenge in "Dinky!" First published in the 50's, Tales of Horror explores mysterious tales of gruesome monsters, fantasy and science fiction. Many popular comics and movies draw their roots from these mysterious, creepy and sometimes cheesy stories of terror. Enjoy a nostalgic trip down memory lane with the best titles from the golden age of comics. Yojimbo Press has lovingly remastered these timeless classics with vivid color correction and image restoration.

The Legend Of The Earth Stars

Author: Greg Zenk
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449013961
Size: 16,61 MB
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What was coming of age like for adolescents who lived during the time before the birth of the United States? Besides the seasons and global warming, how do we account for summer seasons' wild storms? And just where did lightning bugs come from? While today's youth are born into a world where scientists are able to explain many phenomena, really revealing the origin of things as simple as the weather and those magical little insects known as fireflies requires a master storyteller. "The Legend of the Earth Stars" is a spell-binding account of adventure and self-sacrificing love that will engage both youth and adults in an alternate explanation of some of our planet's everyday occurrences. Exposing the dangers of human greed, this legend offers a Rudyard Kipling-like vision of our natural world, with characters that readers will admire and despise, and a moral that will guide today's youth towards a deeper appreciation for their elders and their own responsibilities as new adult members of our society. This illustrated chapter book appeals to the "Just So" stories with which many adults are familiar, but in a package that will woo today's excitement-driven youth. "The Legend of the Earth Stars" divulges not only the importance of courage in the face of egomaniacal men and women, but of honoring the everyday natural world and its mysteries.