Vortex

Vortex

eBook - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
Turk and his young friend Isaac Dvali are taken up by a community of fanatics who use them to enable a passage to the dying Earth, where they believe a prophecy of human/Hypothetical contact will be fulfilled.

Baker
& Taylor

A final sequel to the Hugo Award-winning Spin shares the story of Turk Findley from Axis, who is transported 10,000 years into the future world of "the Hypotheticals," where he is directed to travel to a dying Earth and fulfill a potentially apocalyptic prophecy. 30,000 first printing.

Macmillan School

Vortex tells the story of Turk Findley, the protagonist introduced in Axis, who is transported ten thousand years into the future by the mysterious entities called "the Hypotheticals." In this future humanity exists on a chain of planets connected by Hypothetical gateways; but Earth itself is a dying world, effectively quarantined.
Turk and his young friend Isaac Dvali are taken up by a community of fanatics who use them to enable a passage to the dying Earth, where they believe a prophecy of human/Hypothetical contact will be fulfilled. The prophecy is only partly true, however, and Turk must unravel the truth about the nature and purpose of the Hypotheticals before they carry him on a journey through warped time to the end of the universe itself.
Vortex is thrilling and complex science fiction novel from Hugo Award-winning author Robert Charles Wilson.


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In this climactic novel of the cycle begun with the bestselling, Hugo Award-winning SPIN and its sequel AXIS, the mysteries of the Hypotheticals are finally revealed, with drastic consequences for the humans involved



Publisher: 2011
Edition: 1
ISBN: 9781429960731
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: data file
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caitlinway
Apr 27, 2016

This wrapped up the trilogy nicely. More exciting than Axis, though the science was not quite as captivating as that of Spin in my opinion (as a non-scientist). The relationship dynamics between a variety of characters make up for it - probably the best of the three books. The very end was actually quite beautiful and provided adequate closure for the epic ride that was this trilogy. Worth the read.

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