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Read online The Gods of Riverworld (Riverworld, #5).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Gods of Riverworld (Riverworld, #5) Thirty five billion people from throughout Earth s history were resurrected along the great and winding waterways of Riverworld Most began life anew accepting without question the sustenance provided by their mysterious benefactors But a rebellious handful burned to confront the unseen masters who controlled their fate and these few launched an invasion that would ultimately yield the mind boggling truth .

Now Riverworld s omnipotent leaders have been confronted and the renegades of Riverworld led by the intrepid Sir Richard Francis Burton control the fantastic mechanism that once ruled them But the most awesome challenge lies ahead For in the vast corridors and secret rooms of the tower stronghold an unknown enemy watches and waits to usurp the usurpers by Philip José Farmer

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The Gods of Riverworld (Riverworld, #5)
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No description available, Dayworld leads a sf trilogy by Philip Jos Farmer set in a dystopian future in which an overpopulated world allocates people only one day a week The other six days they re in suspended animation The focus is on Jeff Caird a daybreaker living more than a day a week He s not like most daybreakers He belongs to the radical Immer group working to create a better government Not all Immers are daybreakers but send information from one day to the next they ve daybreakers like Jeff Immer daybreakers assume seven different personalities amp jobs slipping from culture to culture in seven different worlds While Jeff amp the other six go day to day they run into problems while working as Immer daybreakers They must cover their tracks while trying to keep up with seven different lives families amp jobs It could drive a man crazy It does amp the Immers must dispose of Jeff to keep the rest safe Jeff wanting to live tries to escape but they have undercover Immers in every job amp government level Jeff is caught amp put in an asylum classified with multiple personality disorder If considered incurable he ll be killed But Jeff has an escape plan br The sequels are Dayworld Rebel amp Dayworld Breakup, i To Your Scattered Bodies Go i is the Hugo Award winning beginning to the story of Riverworld Philip Jos Farmer s unequaled tale about life after death When famous adventurer Sir Richard Francis Burton dies the last thing he expects to do is awaken naked on a foreign planet along the shores of a seemingly endless river But that s where Burton and billions of other humans plus a few nonhumans find themselves as the epic Riverworld saga begins It seems that all of Earthly humanity has been resurrected on the planet each with an indestructible container that provides three meals a day cigarettes alcoholic beverages a lighter and the odd tube of lipstick But why And by whom p That s what Burton and a handful of fellow adventurers are determined to discover as they construct a boat and set out in search of the river s source thought to be millions of miles away Although there are many hardships during the journey including an encounter with the infamous Hermann Goring Burton s resolve to complete his quest is strengthened by a visit from the Mysterious Stranger a being who claims to be a renegade within the very group that created the Riverworld The stranger tells Burton that he must make it to the river s headwaters along with a dozen others the Stranger has selected to help stop an evil experiment at the end of which humanity will simply be allowed to die i Craig E Engler i p, In i To Your Scattered Bodies Go i Philip Jos Farmer introduces readers to the awesome Riverworld a planet that had been carved into one large river on whose shores all of humanity throughout the ages has seemingly been resurrected In i The Fabulous Riverboat i Farmer tells the tale of one person whose is uniquely suited to find the river s headwaters riverboat captain and famous Earthly author Sam Clemens a k a Mark Twain Clemens has been visited by X a mysterious being who claims to be a rebel among the group that created Riverworld X tells Clemens where he can find a large deposit of iron and other materials that Clemens can use to build the greatest riverboat ever seen Since there is virtually no metal on the planet it will also give Clemens an unbeatable edge when it comes to battling the various warlike societies that dominate the Riverworld p But Clemens is not alone in his quest for the iron which arrives on the planet in the form of a giant meteorite In fact Clemens is besieged on all sides by forces determined to seize the precious ore leading him to make a deadly pact with one of history s most notorious villains John Lackland Lackland s crimes during his reign as king of England were so hideous that no other English monarch will ever carry his name and he s up to equally nefarious tricks on Riverworld However Clemens has a guardian angel in the form of Joe Miller a giant subhuman with a big nose a serious lisp and a cutting wit Miller has also been to the very headwaters of the river where he saw a mysterious tower in the middle of the North Sea and where the creators of Riverworld are thought to reside He will be an invaluable ally in completing the riverboat and sailing to the headwaters but even an pound giant may not be enough to help Clemens fulfill X s mission i Craig E Engler i p