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| author = [[Michael Ely]]
 
| author = [[Michael Ely]]
 
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| country = [[United States]]
 
| country = [[United States]]
| language = English
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| language = [[English language|English]]
 
| series = Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
 
| series = Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
 
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| genre = Science fiction
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| genre = [[Science fiction]]
| publisher = Simon & Schuster
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| publisher = Star Trek
 
| release_date = January 29, 2002
 
| release_date = January 29, 2002
| media_type = Print (Paperback)
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| media_type = Print ([[Paperback]])
 
| pages = 288 pp
 
| pages = 288 pp
 
| isbn = 0-6710-4079-0
 
| isbn = 0-6710-4079-0
| congress= CPB Box no. 1920 vol. 14
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| preceded_by = [[Dragon Sun]]<!-- Preceding novel in series -->
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'''''Twilight of the Mind''''' is the final novel of [[Michael Ely]]'s [[Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri|Alpha Centauri]] trilogy, following ''[[Centauri Dawn (SMAC)|Centauri Dawn]]'' and ''[[Dragon Sun (SMAC)|Dragon Sun]]''. It follows the tension between the [[University of Planet (SMAC)|University of Planet]] and the [[Lord's Believers (SMAC)|Lord's Believers]].
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'''''Twilight of the Mind''''' is the final novel of [[Michael Ely]]'s [[Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri|Alpha Centauri]] trilogy, following ''[[Centauri Dawn]]'' and ''[[Dragon Sun]]''. It follows the tension between the University of Planet and the Lord's Believers.
   
 
==Book synopsis==
 
==Book synopsis==
The Believers find themselves at a disadvantage having the least advanced technology on the planet. They ally themselves with the [[Human Hive (SMAC)|Human Hive]], and go on a crusade to destroy or convert all other factions, mainly utilizing terrorism and sneak attacks. Meanwhile, the University of Planet has secretly created a person with the ability to change their internal and external composition at will, effectively adapting their body at will. The conflict culminates when the Believers create a gravitational singularity bomb, a weapon of mass destruction, and use them to completely destroy [[Morgan Industries (SMAC)|Morgan Industries]], and after an attempt to destroy the missiles by the [[Spartan Federation (SMAC)|Spartan Federation]], them too. Lady Deirdre Skye, Academician Prokhor Zakharov, and Pravin Lal hide under a deep mountain to live in a virtual reality world for the rest of their lives, and the planet's creatures rise up to destroy the remaining humans after the catastrophic damage to the planet caused by the singularity bombs.
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The Believers find themselves at a disadvantage having the least advanced technology on the planet. They ally themselves with the Human Hive, and go on a crusade to destroy or convert all other factions, mainly utilizing terrorism and sneak attacks. Meanwhile, the University of Planet has secretly created a person with the ability to change their internal and external composition at will, effectively [[List of comic book superpowers#Reactive adaptation/evolution|adapting]] their body at will. The conflict culminates when the Believers create a [[Gravitational singularity|singularity]] bomb, a [[weapon of mass destruction]] and use them to completely destroy Morgan Industries, and after an attempt to destroy the missiles by the Spartan Federation, them too. Lady Deirdre Skye, Academician Prokhor Zakharov, and Pravin Lal hide under a deep mountain to live in a virtual reality world for the rest of their lives, and the planet's creatures rise up to destroy the remaining humans after the catastrophic damage to the planet caused by the singularity bombs.
   
[[Category:Novels (SMAC)]]
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[[Category:2002 novels]]
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