Saga of the Skolian Empire Series by Catherine Asaro, Ron Walotsky

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  • Primary Inversion (Saga of the Skolian Empire #1)
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    Primary Inversion (Saga of the Skolian Empire #1)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 16 ratings · published 1996

    The Skolian Empire rules a third of the civilized galaxy through its mastery of faster-than-light communication. But war with the rival empire of the Traders seems imminent, a war that can only lead to slavery for the Skolians or the destruction of both sides. Destructive skirmishes have already occurred. A desperate attempt must be made to avert total disaster.

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  • Catch the Lightning (Saga of the Skolian Empire #2)
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    Catch the Lightning (Saga of the Skolian Empire #2)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 12 ratings · published 1997

    In the distant future, the Skolian empire rules one third of the human galaxy, and is the most powerful of all. For the ruling family has the power of telepathy, and through it, the ability to communicate faster than light across the interstellar space. but their most determined enemy, the traders, who thrive on human pain, need to interbreed with a Skolian to gain their powers. And now they have her.

  • The Last Hawk (Saga of the Skolian Empire #3)
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    The Last Hawk (Saga of the Skolian Empire #3)

    Catherine Asaro, Ron Walotsky

    · 12 ratings · published 1998

    When Kelric, a scion of the imperial family of Skolia, crash-lands his fighter on the off-limits planet of Coba, he figures it will be only a short time before he makes his way home. But he fails to account for the powerful matriarchy of Coba, the mistresses of the great estates who do not want the Empire to know about their recent cultural advances. First they take him prisoner. Then, one by one, the most powerful women on the planet fall in love with him!

  • The Radiant Seas (Saga of the Skolian Empire #4)
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    The Radiant Seas (Saga of the Skolian Empire #4)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 12 ratings · published 2014

    Living in exile on a deserted planet, Sauscony and Jaibriol, each the heir to an interstellar empire, become entangled in the machinations of the Skolian Empire. Interstellar war erupts and Jaibriol is snatched away to be the unwilling ruler of the Highton Aristos. Sauscony must lead an invading space fleet to rescue him from his own Empire-without revealing that they are married... more

  • Ascendant Sun (Saga of the Skolian Empire #5)
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    Ascendant Sun (Saga of the Skolian Empire #5)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 10 ratings · published 2000

    Ascendant Sun is the direct sequel to The Last Hawk, in which Kelric, heir to the Skolian Empire, crash-landed his fighter on the Restricted planet of Coba. He was imprisoned by the powerful mistresses of the great estates--women who, over time, fell in love with him. After 18 years of living in their gilded cage, Kelric finally made his escape. In Ascendant Sun , Kelric returns to Skolian space, only to find the Empire in control of the Allied forces of Earth... more

  • The Quantum Rose (Saga of the Skolian Empire #6)
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    The Quantum Rose (Saga of the Skolian Empire #6)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 14 ratings · published 2002

    A New Adventure in the Saga of the Skolian Empire. Kamoj Argali is the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backward planet. To keep her people from starving, she has agreed to marry Jax Ironbridge, the boorish and brutal ruler of a prosperous province. But before Argali and Ironbridge are wed, a mysterious stranger from a distant planet sweeps in and forces Kamoj into marriage, throwing her world into utter chaos.

  • Spherical Harmonic (Saga of the Skolian Empire #7)
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    Spherical Harmonic (Saga of the Skolian Empire #7)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 10 ratings · published 2001

    Separated for decades by circumstance and political machinations, the Ruby Dynasty, hereditary rulers of Skolia, struggle to bring together the tattered remnants of their family in the shadow of a disastrous interstellar war. Too many have died, others are presumed lost, yet Dyhianna, the Ruby Pharaoh, must move quickly if they are reassume their rightful place as rulers of the Skolian Empire.

  • The Moon's Shadow (Saga of the Skolian Empire #8)
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    The Moon's Shadow (Saga of the Skolian Empire #8)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 10 ratings · published 2003

    At the age of seventeen the young nobleman named Jaibriol Qox became ruler of a vast galactic empire-- and lost everything he had ever valued. Born of a clandestine liaison between a renegade daughter of the Skolian Imperialate and a scion of the genetically engineered Eubian Traders, Jai Qox grew up in exile, unaware of the powers that coursed through his noble blood... more

  • Skyfall (Saga of the Skolian Empire #9)
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    Skyfall (Saga of the Skolian Empire #9)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 10 ratings · published 2003

    The Birth of an Empire Skyfall goes back to the very roots of Skolia, showing how a chance meeting on a backwater planet forges a vast interstellar empire. Eldrinson, a provincial ruler on a primitive planet, is plagued by inner demons. But when he meets Roca, a beautiful and mysterious woman from the stars, he whisks her away to his mountain retreat, inadvertently starting a great interstellar war, and birthing the next generation of rulers for the Skolian Empire.

  • Schism (Saga of the Skolian Empire #10)
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    Schism (Saga of the Skolian Empire #10)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 10 ratings · published 2004

    In 2002, Catherine Asaro won the Nebula Award for The Quantum Rose , the sixth novel in her Saga of the Skolian Empire. This very same novel was also named Best SF Novel by the Romantic Times . Schism: Part One of Triad is the tenth novel in this multiple award-winning series, and represents an excellent entry point into the series. For Schism harkens back to the early years of the Skolian Empire, back to the beginning of the war between Skolia and the Euban Traders... more

  • The Ruby Dice (Saga of the Skolian Empire #12)
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    The Ruby Dice (Saga of the Skolian Empire #12)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 10 ratings · published 2008

    Two men, two empires. Jaibriol ruled the Eubian Concord: over two trillion people across more than a thousand worlds and habitats. Kelric ruled the Skolian Imperialate. War had come before—ten years ago, Jaibriol had lost his parents in the final battle of the Radiance War between the Concord and the Imperialate—and it might come again, devastating vast swathes of the galaxy. Neither Jaibriol nor Kelric wanted war, but neither was complete master of his realm... more

  • Diamond Star (Saga of the Skolian Empire #13)
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    Diamond Star (Saga of the Skolian Empire #13)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 8 ratings · published 2010

    Del was a rock singer. He was also the renegade son of the Ruby Dynasty, which made his career choice less than respectable, and gave him more to worry about than getting gigs and not getting cheated by recording companies, club owners, or his agent. For one thing, the Ruby Dynasty ruled the Skolian Imperialate, an interstellar Empire, which had recently had a war with another empire, the Eubian Concord... more

  • Carnelians (Saga of the Skolian Empire #14)
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    Carnelians (Saga of the Skolian Empire #14)

    Catherine Asaro

    · 6 ratings · published 2011

    The leaders of the Eubian empire and Skolian Imperialate have survived political intrigue, military coups and murder attempts as they worked to forge a peace treaty between their two empires. Now comes the hard part--making the treaty a reality. Assassins are poised on both sides. Their mission: eliminate the leaders for the "crime" of striving to end half a millennia of hatred between empires... more

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