Messiah

The third and final volume in the long-awaited sequel of the Hostile Takeover Trilogy.

The seemingly unstoppable alien AI Adam has cast his nano-cloud of destruction across the known universe.  All who stand against him are turned into dust.  All who accept him as their god are absorbed into his consciousness.  As solar system after solar system falls under his sway, there are only a few who hold any hope of breaking Adam’s stranglehold on all sentient life.

In the heart of the Vatican waits a “man” from the past who might point the way to a future beyond Adam…

The fleets surrounding the world of Bakunin will sacrifice what they must in a last-ditch effort to defeat the undefeatable…

And on Bakunin itself— amid a planetwide campaign of conquest— humanity’s last hope may lie with Nickolai Rajasthan, a Moreau who has believed, all his life, that the human race that created his kind is already damned beyond redemption…