The Asteroid War
Includes the Precipice, The Rock Rats and the Silent War.
Han Solo never intended to join the Rebel Alliance, but circumstances threw him into the battle. His breath mask provides him with oxygen while on an asteroid, where he has landed the Millenium Falcon to hide from the Empire and make repairs to the ship.
The fierce Wookiee is Han Solo's smuggling partner and copilot of the Millenium Falcon. He uses a breath mask while repairing the malfunctioning Falcon inside and asteroid that provides a convenient location to hide from pursuing Imperial fighters.
The story of the men and women who risk everything to mine the riches of the asteroids began in "The Precipice" and continued in "The Rock Rats". It comes to its climax in "The Silent War". Martin Humphries, wealthy, ruthless and obsessed, has exiled his rival Lars Fuchs to the depths of space and taken Fuchs' wife, Amanda Cunningham, for his own. Now he rules space exploration almost unchallenged.
In the distant future, humans have colonized hundreds of planets and thousands of moons and asteroids. Humans travel between planets in large numbers. Advances have been made in all aspects of human achievement. As with the present, the future with all its advancements is not all safe as it seems. Powerful politicians and the extremely rich enjoy benefits on the planets closest to Earth that trillions of people on the outer planets only dream about.
This 64-page softcover explores the solar system of the Pathfinder campaign setting. Along with extensive gazetteers and maps of each of the numerous planets of this system (including the war-torn Red Planet of Akiton, the undead world of Eox, the primeval Green Planet of Castrovel, gas giants, asteroids, moons, and more), this book includes guidelines for traveling from world to world and exploring the dark depths of outer space.
A hundred years before "Ender's Game," humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies. The mining ship "El Cavador" is far out from Earth, in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, beyond Pluto. Other mining ships, and the families that live on them, are few and far between this far out.
LEGO Star Wars Republic Assault Ship and Coruscant Play Set:74-piece set includes Clone Trooper minifigureFeatures Coruscant hangable planet and Republic Assault Ship mini-modelDisplay stand with plaque also includedHang the LEGO Star Wars galaxy from your ceiling with collectible planetsCoruscant diameter measures over 3"Republic Assault Ship measures over 4"L x 2"W x 1"HCollect the other Series 2 sets (all sold separately):Jedi Starfighter and Kamino (75006)TIE Bomber and Planet Asteroid Field (75008)Snowspeeder & Hoth (75009)B-Wing Starfighter & Endor (75010)Tantive IV & Alderaan (75011)Model# 75007LEGO Star Wars Set, Republic Assault Ship and Coruscant
On a barren asteroid, the once-mighty Haddron Empire is on the brink of collapse, torn apart by civil war. The one man who might have saved it languishes in prison, his enemies planning his death and his friends plotting his escape. The Second Doctor arrives as the last act of this deadly drama is being played out - and with both terrifying killers and cunning traitors to defeat, the future hangs in the balance.
The Council of Nobles is openly trying to kill Tom and civil war is threatened in Annwn if Myfanwy will not agree to marry Alwyn apBryn. Torn between her love of Tom and her love for her people, she accompanies Tom into the high Himalayas, to confront a group of rogue monks who are steering an asteroid towards the Earth. There they will face magic, fighting monks, wild yeti and the consequences of violence and murder.
The never-before-told prequel to ENDER'S GAME An unidentified ship is rocketing toward Earth with tech far beyond anything we've ever seen, and the only people who can give warning are a small band of asteroid miners millions of miles from home. The clock is ticking, and it doesn't look good for the human race. From New York Times-bestselling author Orson Scott Card comes the tale of humanity's first contact with the Formics - and the horrible toll it took on mankind.
John Williams - Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back (CD NEW)Label: SonyFormat: CDRelease Date: 21 Sep 2004No. of Discs: 2UPC: 827969295120Album TracksDISC 1:1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare2. Main Title/The Ice Planet Hoth3. The Wampa's Lair/Vision Of Obi-Wan/Snowspeeders Take Flight4. The Imperial Probe/Aboard The Executor5. The Battle of Hoth6. The Asteroid Field7.
When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resources of the Asteroid Belt itself. Fighting escalates and the lines between commerce and politics, boardroom and bedroom blur.
Visionary space industrialist Dan Randolph is dead, but his protege, pilot Pancho Barnes, now sits on the board of his conglomerate. She has her work cut out for her, for Randolph's rival, Martin Humphries, still wants to control Astro and still wants to drive independent asteroid miners like Lars Fuchs out of business. Humphries wants revenge against Pancho, and, most of all, he wants his old flame, Amanda, who has become Lars Fuchs's wife.
The devastating TIE Bomber featured twin hulls, one for the pilot and one for the configurable weapon launchers. Take part in the destruction of the Rebel Alliance's secret base at the Battle of Hoth in a scene from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, with this serious space battle machine!
In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that tore across the solar system, Victor Zacharius makes his living running the ore-carrier Syracuse. With his wife and two children, he plies the Asteroid Belt, hauling whatever cargo can be found. When the Syracuse stumbles into the middle of a military attack on the habitat Chrysalis, Victor flees in a control pod to draw the attacker's attention away from his family.
Avoiding mathematical and scientific equations in favor of more modern language that is clear and with a good dose of humor, this book explains many different scientific concepts with the help of science fiction films and superhero comic books. This fresh, new take on science addresses the validity and possibility of certain sci-fi and comic book tropes, such as asteroid impacts, invisibility, and teleportation, from a truly scientific perspective.
In the rolling asteroid rings above a remote planet, General Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker play a deadly game of cat and mouse against Separatist droid fighters-and a squadron of highly skilled human pilots who have pledged their guns to Count Dooku. Find out why Anakin is known as the greatest pilot in the galaxy!
With the death of his heroic father, bomber and space warfare veteran Patrick McLanahan, Bradley McLanahan must now fly solo, leading a team of young engineers designing Starfire, the world's first orbiting solar power plant. Starfire will not only deliver unlimited and inexpensive electricity to anywhere on planet Earth, it can also transmit power to the moon, and even to spacecraft and asteroids.
As a Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader is on a mission to crush the Rebellion and bring young Luke Skywalker before the Emperor. Using the power of the dark side, Vader changes into his TIE Advanced starfighter mode and combs the galaxy for Skywalker, destroying all Rebel ships, pirate fleets and asteroids that get in his way. Amazing Star Wars figure converts from Darth Vader to TIE Advanced Starfighter mode and back! Aim the launching projectile lightsabers at anything that gets in your path!
The Master of Magnetism embarks on a holy crusade to rescue his fellow mutants from the coming genetic conflagration with humanity. regardless of the cost to either side. The newly formed Acolytes, Magneto's disciples, see him as their greatest salvation. Little do they realize their zeal will carry them to the ends of earth - and above - when Magneto proclaims Asteroid M a haven for mutants everywhere, inciting a state of war between himself and the world's great powers All that stands in the way of absolute chaos are the mutant heroes known as the X-Men, whose powers and abilities set them apart from a humanity that hates and fears them.
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