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Published by Baen Books, Distributed by Simon & Schuster in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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StatementMelissa Scott
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination339 p.
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24960991M
ISBN 100671559524
ISBN 109780671559526
OCLC/WorldCa27236563

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In Five-Twelfths of Heaven, Silence Leigh discovered that she was not only unusual as a female nuamooreaid.com was also an impossible thing: a female magus. Her unique abilities make her the only person capable of reaching Earth, humanity's original home, now sealed behind a mysterious barrier. Apr 13,  · I read Five Twelfths of Heaven (and the other Roads of Heaven books) as they were published. It is impossible to convey to today's readers how unique refreshing these books were at the time. Melissa Scott is a great writer, and I can recommend anything she writes.5/5(2). This is the first book of a trilogy, but it reaches a mostly satisfying conclusion. There are obviously open hooks for future books, and Silence has only started her personal journey, but Five-Twelfths of Heaven has a definite climax and denouement. But after one taste, I think most people will want more. The Empress of Earth trilogy, of which Five Twelfths of Heaven is the first volume, is one of my all time favorite reads and Silence Leigh one of Sci-Fi's great female protagonists. She is strong, mature, and self-confident in the face of an overwhelmingly hostile male-dominated culture. This production wastes all of that bad-assed goodness.