All three novels in the New York Times鈥揵estselling science fiction fantasy series about the survival of a human colony in the wake of AI.
From Frank Herbert, the Hugo and Nebula Award鈥搘inning author of Dune, in collaboration with Bill Ransom, the bestselling series that began with Destination Void.
The Jesus Incident opens as Ship, an artificial intelligence with godlike powers delivers the last survivors of humanity to a horrific, poisonous planet, Pandora鈥攔ife with deadly Nerve-Runners, Hooded Dashers, airborne jellyfish, and intelligent kelp. Chaplain and psychiatrist Raja Lon Flattery is brought back out of hybernation to witness Ship鈥檚 machinations as well as the schemes of human scientists manipulating the genetic structure of humanity.
The Lazarus Effect takes place centuries later. The descendants of humanity, split into Mermen and Islanders, must reunite . . . because Pandora鈥檚 original owner is returning to life . . .
The series concludes with The Ascension Factor. Pandora is now in the grip of the clone known as Director. The resistance's main hope is Crista Galli, believed by some to be the child of God, and the fight for Pandora spreads ever wider.