Foundation's Fear (Second Foundation, Bk 1)
Foundation's Fear - Second Foundation, Bk 1 Author:Gregory Benford Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy is one of the high-water marks of science fiction. It is the monumental story of a Galactic Empire in decline, and the secret society of scientists who seek to shorten the inevitable Dark Age with the science of psychohistory. Now, with the permission and blessing of the Asimov estate, the epic s... more »aga continues. A rousing adventure that combines intellectual debate with the ingenious possibilities of true science fiction, the Second Foundation trilogy will bring Asimov's greatest creation back to a new and bestselling life.
Foundation's Fear, first in the stunning Second Foundation Trilogy. Fate, and a cruel Emperor's arbitrary power, have thrust Hari Seldon into the First Ministership of the Empire against his will. As the story opens, Hari is about to leave his quiet professorship and take on the all but impossible task of administering 25 million inhabited worlds from the all-steel planet of Trantor. With the help of his beautiful bio-engineered "wife" Dors and his alien companion Yugo, Seldon is still developing the science that will transform history, never dreaming that it will ultimately pit him against future history's most awesome threat.