Diamond Mask (Galactic Milieu Trilogy, Book 2)

Diamond Mask (Galactic Milieu Trilogy, Book 2)

Julian May

The twenty first century was once drawing to an in depth, and metapsychic humankind was once poised eventually to accomplish solidarity -- to be admitted into the crowd brain of the already unified alien races of the Galactic Milieu. yet a becoming corps of rebels used to be plotting to maintain the folks of Earth ceaselessly separate within the identify of human individuality. And the rebels had a mystery supporter: Fury, the insane metapsychic creatrue that will cease at not anything to assert humanity for itself. Fury's maximum enemy was once the mutant genius Jack the Bodiless, whose energy it craved. yet Jack may by no means be a device for Fury . . .
And so it became to Dorothea Macdonald, a tender girl who had spent a life-time hiding her towering mindpowers from the easiest brain readers of the Milieu. yet she couldn't cover them from Fury -- or from Jack. repeatedly she rejected their advances, unwilling to be drawn into the maelstrom of galactic politics or megalomaniacal desires. And in spite of everything, not anyone -- no longer Jack, now not Fury, now not even the Galactic Milieu -- will be a fit for the outstanding powers of the woman who may end up referred to as Diamond masks . . .

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