• by Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki
  • 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lanik Mueller is a "rad" - radical regenerative - a freak who can regenerate injured flesh...and trade extra body parts to the Offworld oppressors for iron. On a planet without hard metals, or the means of escape, iron offers the promise of freedom through the chance to build a spacecraft.But it is a promise which may never be fulfilled, as Lanik uncovers a treacherous conspiracy beyond his imagination. Now charged with a mission of conquest - and exile - Lanik devises a bold and dangerous plan to finally break the vicious chain of rivalry and bloodshed that enslaves the people of the planet Treason.


What the Critics Say

"Card provides a colorful dramatization of ethical issues and questions of identity against a backdrop of bizarrely fascinating races." (Publishers Weekly)
"Exemplifies Card's talent for creating disturbingly compelling, beautifully written stories." (Library Journal)


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Classic sci fi

Classic sci fi in the vein of Asimov and Heinlein. A story about the human condition rather than a space opera
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- Murray

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-09-2009
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.