Babylon's Ashes
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Babylon's Ashes

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The Free Navy – a violent group of Belters in black-market military ships – has crippled the Earth and begun a campaign of piracy and violence among the outer planets. The colony ships heading for the thousand new worlds on the far side of the alien ring gates are easy prey, and no single navy remains strong enough to protect them.

James Holden and his crew know the strengths and weaknesses of this new force better than anyone. Outnumbered and outgunned, the embattled remnants of the old political powers call on the Rocinante for a desperate mission to reach Medina Station at the heart of the gate network.

But the new alliances are as flawed as the old, and the struggle for power has only just begun. As the chaos grows, an alien mystery deepens. Pirate fleets, mutiny, and betrayal may be the least of the Rocinante’s problems. And in the uncanny spaces past the ring gates, the choices of a few damaged and desperate people may determine the fate of more than just humanity.

Title:Babylon's Ashes
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0356504263
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:538 pages

    Babylon's Ashes Reviews

  • Renay
    Oct 03, 2015

    IT WAS WORTH THE WAIT.I'M NOT CRYING OVER ANYTHING. SHUT UP. YOU'RE CRYING.Barnes & Noble review: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/sc......

  • Nathaniel
    Dec 09, 2016

    Two stars is not awful, but it's a definite step down from the ratings I gave to earlier books in the series like Cibola Burn and Nemesis Games. So was this book, sadly. It's not bad, but it's not nea...

  • Brad
    Dec 08, 2016

    Reading this series is always like coming home to a really wonderful and wonderfully fucked up family. You know, the kind that always seems to sink right into the heart of the whole solar-system's pro...

  • Kemper
    Dec 22, 2016

    “My life has become a single on-going revelation that I haven’t been cynical enough.”This is the kind of cheery thought one is apt to have when facing a narcissistic megalomaniac who has gained ...

  • Niki Hawkes  - The Obsessive Bookseller
    Jan 01, 2017

    [3.5 stars] Babylon’s Ashes is what I’m calling the “stepping stone” novel of the series. Its purpose was to wrap up fallout from the events that happened in the amazingness that was Nemesis G...

  • Lee
    Jan 16, 2017

    4 Stars!Oh where to begin?!Back into the world of The Expanse. It is great to be back reading about our erstwhile crew again and I was interested in seeing how this story developed given that the prot...

  • Ashley
    Jan 05, 2017

    “That’s the problem with things you can’t do twice,” Naomi said. “You can’t ever know how it would have gone if it had been the other way.”“No. But you can say that if you don’t do s...

  • Robyn
    Dec 31, 2016

    Four solid stars for an instalment that got us out of the pickle we were left in from the last book (well, at least politically - shame about that nice Earth we had, though) and somehow, even after si...

  • Justine
    Dec 14, 2016

    3.5 stars This rating is probably a bit misleading. Babylon's Ashes is a very solid entry in the series, but compared to the previous 5 books, my level of actual enjoyment was somewhat less. This felt...

  • Melissa Campbell
    Jan 05, 2016

    WHATI barely survived waiting until June for this book and now the release date is pushed until November...! What, to coincide with the 2nd season of the show and try to sell more books? Wtf !?!? RUDE...