Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. Completed just before his death, forward the Foundation is the crowning achievement of a great writer’s life, a stirring testament to the creative genius of Isaac Asimov. As hari seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse.
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Golan trevize, former councilman of the First Foundation, has chosen the future, and it is Gaia. Nor can anyone explain why no record of Earth has been preserved, no mention of it made anywhere in Gaia’s vast world-memory. A superorganism, gaia is a holistic planet with a common consciousness so intensely united that every dewdrop, every being, every pebble, can speak for all—and feel for all.
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