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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 final [[world war]] between the University and the 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.
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==Book synopsis==
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The Believers find themselves at a disadvantage having the least advanced technology on the planet. They ally themselves with the Hive Mind, 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 cumulates when the Believers create a [[Gravitational singularity|singularity]] bomb, a [[weapon of mass destruction|weapons of mass destruction]] and use them to completely destroy Morgan Industries, and after an attempt to destroy the missiles by the Spartain 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.
   
 
It was published on [[January 29]], [[2002]], and has ISBN 0-6710-4079-0.
 
It was published on [[January 29]], [[2002]], and has ISBN 0-6710-4079-0.

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Twilight of the Mind  
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Author Michael Ely
Country United States
Language English
Series Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
Genre(s) Science fiction
Publisher Star Trek
Publication date January 29, 2002
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 288 pp
ISBN ISBN 0-6710-4079-0
Preceded by Dragon Sun

Twilight of the Mind is the final novel of Michael Ely's 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

The Believers find themselves at a disadvantage having the least advanced technology on the planet. They ally themselves with the Hive Mind, 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 cumulates when the Believers create a singularity bomb, a weapons of mass destruction and use them to completely destroy Morgan Industries, and after an attempt to destroy the missiles by the Spartain 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.

It was published on January 29, 2002, and has ISBN 0-6710-4079-0.

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