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Icarus: The Anniversary Edition

Cheaper than buying all three individually and including an appendix discussing the old and new content, the Anniversary Edition is the definitive version of The Icarus Trilogy.


Murder of Crows

Set a few centuries in the future, the Icarus Trilogy explores the life of Ryan Jenkins.  Sent to Eris as a way to serve his criminal sentence, Ryan is forced day after day into corporate-sponsored gladiator combat.  When he dies, he is resurrected into a new clone and is forced to pay the cost of his resurrection.  With all of these new debts, Ryan Jenkins realizes that he may never go home again.

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Phoenix Rising

Continuing the story of Ryan Jenkins and the Crows, Phoenix Rising explores the many aspects of heroism and fulfilling one’s potential as the characters prepare for a revolution.  Exploring multiple sides of the issues and revealing more about the current nature of Earth, the novel shows just how far people will go to justify their very existence.  Just what does it take to be a hero?

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Swan Song

The finale to the Icarus Trilogy, Swan Song explores the difference between truth and perception using the backdrop of a bloody insurgency.  Determined to take vengeance for Jasper Montgomery’s actions in the last book and plagued by visions of himself as a twisted Icarus, Ryan Jenkins is holding an entire system together.  It’s up in the air whether or not he will live to see the end of his revolution.

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Icarus: The Anniversary Edition

Telling the story of Ryan Jenkins and his teammates from the Crows, this Anniversary Edition contains completely revised versions of Murder of Crows, Phoenix Rising and Swan Song, along with an extended appendix with discusses what went into creating the Icarus Trilogy, the revisions made for this new versions, and discussion of themes important to the series.  Cheaper than purchasing the three books individually, this is the best way to experience the world of Icarus.

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