Pierce Brown O aguardado último volume da trilogia Red Rising, que alcançou o topo da lista de best-sellers do New York Times, traz o desfecho da luta de Darrow pela própria sobrevivência e para derrotar os mais poderosos guerreiros da Sociedade. A série, que mistura mitologia grega, viagens espaciais e alta tecnologia, foi premiada nas categorias de melhor livro de estreia em 2014 e melhor ficção científica em 2015 pelo Goodreads, colocando Pierce Brown entre os jovens autores promissores do gênero da atualidade.
O autor americano criou um universo ousado e fascinante, com personagens complexos, enredo repleto de ação e crítica social e muitas passagens de tirar o fôlego. O primeiro título da trilogia, Fúria Vermelha, será adaptado para o cinema por Marc Forster, diretor de Guerra mundial Z. No livro, Darrow, personagem central da história, pertencente à casta dos Vermelhos, se transforma em um Dourado e se junta aos Filhos de Ares, um grupo revolucionário, para destruir a sociedade de castas que colonizou Marte e escravizou seu povo. Como um membro infiltrado no mundo da elite, o protagonista enfrenta batalhas sangrentas e precisa superar as amizades traiçoeiras e o complexo clima político da classe dominante. Filho Dourado, sequencia da série, novos personagens entram em cena e as disputas acontecem não só em um planeta, mas se ampliam em diversos pontos do sistema solar. Aqui o jovem descobre que para viver entre os Ouros, a casta mais alta da sociedade, não basta ser um grande guerreiro ou estrategista, é essencial sobreviver ao jogo de interesse dos governantes.
Lançado no início do ano nos EUA, Estrela da Manhã apresenta aos leitores a conclusão da surpreendente jornada de Darrow contra a hierarquia de poder. Traído, capturado e com sua verdadeira identidade revelada, o Ceifeiro vai enfrentar uma guerra ainda mais intensa contra as forças corruptas e de dominação. Devastador e inspirador, o último volume da trilogia Red Rising é “uma conclusão ambiciosa e gratificante para uma saga monumental”, de acordo com a Kirkus Reviews, revista americana especializa em críticas literárias.
Pierce Brown In the epic next chapter of the Red Rising Saga, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Morning Star pushes the boundaries of one of the boldest series in fiction. They call him father, liberator, warlord, Slave King, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the war-torn planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy.It is the tenth year of war and the thirty-third of his life.
A decade ago Darrow was the hero of the revolution he believed would break the chains of the Society. But the Rising has shattered everything: Instead of peace and freedom, it has brought endless war. Now he must risk all he has fought for on one last desperate mission. Darrow still believes he can save everyone, but can he save himself?
And throughout the worlds, other destinies entwine with Darrow’s to change his fate forever:
A young Red girl flees tragedy in her refugee camp, and achieves for herself a new life she could never have imagined.
An ex-soldier broken by grief is forced to steal the most valuable thing in the galaxy—or pay with his life.
And Lysander au Lune, the heir in exile to the Sovereign, wanders the stars with his mentor, Cassius, haunted by the loss of the world that Darrow transformed, and dreaming of what will rise from its ashes.
Red Rising was the story of the end of one universe. Iron Gold is the story of the creation of a new one. Witness the beginning of a stunning new saga of tragedy and triumph from masterly New York Times bestselling author Pierce Brown.
Pierce Brown NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS
“Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow.”—Scott Sigler Pierce Brown’s relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card.
“I live for the dream that my children will be born free,” she says. “That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.”
“I live for you,” I say sadly.
Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you must live for more.”
Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children.
But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and lush wilds spread across the planet. Darrow—and Reds like him—are nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class.
Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow sacrifices everything to infiltrate the legendary Institute, a proving ground for the dominant Gold caste, where the next generation of humanity’s overlords struggle for power. He will be forced to compete for his life and the very future of civilization against the best and most brutal of Society’s ruling class. There, he will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies . . . even if it means he has to become one of them to do so.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Pierce Brown's Golden Son.
Praise for Red Rising “[A] spectacular adventure . . . one heart-pounding ride . . . Pierce Brown’s dizzyingly good debut novel evokes The Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies, and Ender’s Game. . . . [Red Rising] has everything it needs to become meteoric.”—Entertainment Weekly
“[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field.”—USA Today “Red Rising is a sophisticated vision. . . . Brown will find a devoted audience.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
“A story of vengeance, warfare and the quest for power . . . reminiscent of The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones.”—Kirkus Reviews “Fast-paced, gripping, well-written—the sort of book you cannot put down. I am already on the lookout for the next one.”—Terry Brooks, New York Times bestselling author of The Sword of Shannara
“Pierce Brown has done an astounding job at delivering a powerful piece of literature that will definitely make a mark in the minds of readers.”—The Huffington Post “Compulsively readable and exceedingly entertaining . . . a must for both fans of classic sci-fi and fervent followers of new school dystopian epics.”—Examiner.com
“[A] great debut . . . The author gathers a spread of elements together in much the same way George R. R. Martin does.”—Tor.com
Pierce Brown With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom.
As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the Society he faithfully served was built on lies. Darrow’s kind have been betrayed and denied by their elitist masters, the Golds—and their only path to liberation is revolution. And so Darrow sacrifices himself in the name of the greater good for which Eo, his true love and inspiration, laid down her own life. He becomes a Gold, infiltrating their privileged realm so that he can destroy it from within.
A lamb among wolves in a cruel world, Darrow finds friendship, respect, and even love—but also the wrath of powerful rivals. To wage and win the war that will change humankind’s destiny, Darrow must confront the treachery arrayed against him, overcome his all-too-human desire for retribution—and strive not for violent revolt but a hopeful rebirth. Though the road ahead is fraught with danger and deceit, Darrow must choose to follow Eo’s principles of love and justice to free his people.
He must live for more.
Advance praise for Golden Son
“Pierce Brown is a prodigy. As great as the first book of the Red Rising Trilogy is, Golden Son is even better. A wild ride full of suspense, intrigue, and serious ass-kicking bravado, it’s expertly written and emotionally engaging, with top-notch universe-building that begs for further exploration. I want more!”—Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind
“The stakes are even higher than they were in Red Rising, and the twists and turns of the story are every bit as exciting. The jaw-dropper of an ending will leave readers hungry for the conclusion to Brown’s wholly original, completely thrilling saga.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Dramatic . . . the rare middle book that loses almost no momentum as it sets up the final installment.”—Publishers Weekly
“Darrow is an assertive hero. . . . Comparisons to The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones series are inevitable, for this tale has elements of both.”—Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Pierce Brown’s Red Rising “[A] spectacular adventure . . . one heart-pounding ride . . . Pierce Brown’s dizzyingly good debut novel evokes The Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies, and Ender’s Game. . . . [Red Rising] has everything it needs to become meteoric.”—Entertainment Weekly “[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field.”—USA Today “Compulsively readable and exceedingly entertaining . . . [a] must for both fans of classic sci-fi and fervent followers of new school dystopian epics.”—Examiner.com “A story of vengeance, warfare and the quest for power . . . reminiscent of The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones.”—Kirkus Reviews “Fast-paced, gripping, well-written—the sort of book you cannot put down.”—Terry Brooks
Pierce Brown #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Red Rising thrilled readers and announced the presence of a talented new author. Golden Son changed the game and took the story of Darrow to the next level. Now comes the exhilarating conclusion to the Red Rising Trilogy: Morning Star.
ITW THRILLER AWARD FINALIST
Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined to fight back. Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society’s mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within.
Finally, the time has come.
But devotion to honor and hunger for vengeance run deep on both sides. Darrow and his comrades-in-arms face powerful enemies without scruple or mercy. Among them are some Darrow once considered friends. To win, Darrow will need to inspire those shackled in darkness to break their chains, unmake the world their cruel masters have built, and claim a destiny too long denied—and too glorious to surrender.
Praise for Morning Star
“You could call [Pierce] Brown science fiction’s best-kept secret. In Morning Star, the trilogy’s devastating and inspiring final chapter, . . . he flirts with volume, oscillating between thundering space escapes and hushed, tense parleys between rivals, where the cinematic dialogue oozes such specificity and suspense you could almost hear a pin drop between pages. His achievement is in creating an uncomfortably familiar world of flaw, fear, and promise.”—Entertainment Weekly “There is no one writing today who does shameless, Michael Bay–style action set pieces the way Brown does. The battle scenes are kinetic, bloody, breathless, crazy. Everything is on fire all the time.”—NPR
“Morning Star is this trilogy’s Return of the Jedi. . . . The impactful battles that make up most of Morning Star are damn near operatic. . . . It absolutely satisfies.”—Tor.com
“Excellent . . . Brown’s vivid, first-person prose puts the reader right at the forefront of impassioned speeches, broken families, and engaging battle scenes . . . as this interstellar civil war comes to a most satisfying conclusion.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A page-turning epic filled with twists and turns . . . The conclusion to Brown’s saga is simply stellar.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Multilayered and seething with characters who exist in a shadow world between history and myth, much as in Frank Herbert’s Dune . . . an ambitious and satisfying conclusion to a monumental saga.”—Kirkus Reviews
Diana Gabaldon, Robin Hobb, Terry Brooks, Kevin Hearne & Pierce Brown Visionary new worlds come to life once again in this eBook sampler featuring thirty-one excerpts from Del Rey and Bantam Books! Collected here are hints of the best science fiction and fantasy on offer today, from modern classics to bleeding-edge bestsellers.
Maybe the hit Starz series has you curious about Diana Gabaldon’s genre-defying Outlander, or MTV’s The Shannara Chronicles has inspired you to dive into the timeless fantasy novels of Terry Brooks. Maybe you’re a Star Wars fan who can’t wait to take the journey to The Force Awakens. Maybe you’ve heard a lot about Pierce Brown’s The Red Rising Trilogy, Kevin Hearne’s The Iron Druid Chronicles, or Peter V. Brett’s The Demon Cycle and wish to take a sneak peek. Whatever the reason, you’ve come to the right place. Because this year’s sampler is bigger and better than ever!
Featuring provocative work from New York Times bestselling stalwarts like Scott Sigler, Harry Turtledove, and China Miéville alongside rising stars like C. A. Higgins, Sylvain Neuvel, and Carlton Mellick III, this eBook sampler shows you the future of fiction. Within are excerpts of: THE ABYSS BEYOND DREAMS by Peter F. Hamilton ALIVE by Scott Sigler ASSASSIN’S APPRENTICE by Robin Hobb BOMBS AWAY by Harry Turtledove CHILDREN OF FIRE by Drew Karpyshyn CLASH OF EAGLES by Alan Smale CLOWNFELLAS by Carlton Mellick III CONSUMPTION by Heather Herrman THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA by Terry Brooks EMERGENCE: DAVE VS. THE MONSTERS by John Birmingham GREEN EARTH by Kim Stanley Robinson HALF A KING by Joe Abercrombie THE HAMMER AND THE BLADE by Paul S. Kemp HIS MAJESTY’S DRAGON by Naomi Novik HOUNDED by Kevin Hearne THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA by Scott Lynch LIESMITH by Alis Franklin LIGHTLESS by C. A. Higgins MERCY HOUSE by Adam Cesare OLD VENUS, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon RED RISING by Pierce Brown THE SHADOW REVOLUTION: CROWN & KEY by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith SLEEPING GIANTS by Sylvain Neuvel STAR WARS: A NEW DAWN by John Jackson Miller STAR WARS: DARK DISCIPLE by Christie Golden STAR WARS: LORDS OF THE SITH by Paul S. Kemp THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION by China Miéville UPROOTED by Naomi Novik THE WARDED MAN by Peter V. Brett ZERO WORLD by Jason M. Hough
Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin & Eli Powell From the world of the best-selling YA series Red Rising comes a story of love and loss and rage! In the future, when mankind has spread across the stars, the hierarchy of man is dictated by the color of one’s caste. The Golds rule all, but what will happen when one falls for a lowly Red? See how a forbidden love will set the course of events for the future and lead to the formation of the formidable Sons of Ares! Written by author Pierce Brown (The Red Rising Trilogy) and Rik Hoskin (Heroes of Skyrealm, Brandon Sanderson’s White Sand), with art by Eli Powell (Yakuza Demon Killers, The 13th Artifact), comes the story of revolution and Red Rising!
Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin & Eli Powell Pierce Brown’s Red Rising continues with Sons of Ares!
While the Sons of Ares are on the run as their mission takes a deadly turn, Fitchner Au Barca’s time at The Institute is revisited. He learned many lessons there, but the most important of all was one of loyalty. The Peerless Scarred stand above all and look down on the rest. Their dismissal of one of their own proves to be a fateful error.
Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin & Eli Powell Amidst the Sons’ daring operation, Fitchner recalls the assignment where he learned about true strength and honor from the Reds his Gold contemporaries looked down upon. Haunted by the things he experienced at The Institute, his life takes a turn as he meets the woman who would forever change his life…and, therefore, society as a whole!
Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin & Eli Powell Pierce Brown’s Red Rising continues with Sons of Ares! The mystery that is Fitchner au Barca continues to unfold when he is forced to take action to protect those he loves. The weight of his mission is revealed and Fitchner’s past unfolds as he faces the consequences of his actions!
Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin & Eli Powell Fitchner's dramatic rescue attempt and the birth of the Sons of Ares reach their dramatic conclusions, but they are just the seeds of a revolution that will change the Galaxy forever and lead to the events of Pierce Brown's epic Red Rising saga
Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin & Eli Powell Pierce Brown’s Red Rising continues with Sons of Ares! Fitchner’s quest to rescue Bryn and Sevro comes close to its dramatic ending, as he is forced to go up against the one person he used to consider a friend in the ultimate game of life and death.