Strange Music - Alan Dean Foster

Unlikely duo Pip and Flinx return to right another wrong in this all-new sci-fi adventure from one of the genre’s living legends.

Fans of fun, fast-paced, imaginative science fiction adventure, rejoice! #1 New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster returns to his much-loved Commonwealth series with a new novel starring the indefatigable Flinx and his venomous minidrag, Pip. Facing danger and doing good is their business... provided the price is right.

The unexpected return of an old friend draws Flinx and Pip to the backward planet of Largess, whose seal-like denizens’ primitive technology and fractious clan politics have kept a wary Commonwealth from a profitable trade relationship. But now a rogue human employing forbidden advanced weaponry threatens to ignite a war among the Larians. And Flinx is just the man to stop it before it starts.

But once on Largess, Flinx discovers that his empathic abilities — usually his greatest asset — are rendered useless by the natives’ unique language, which is sung rather than spoken. Worse, the abduction of a powerful chieftain’s daughter has raised tensions to the boiling point. Now Flinx must depend on his own mettle — and of course Pip, the devoted minidrag with the deadly edge — to right wrongs, mend fences, and battle a cold-blooded adversary armed with enough firepower to blow them all away... and destroy the chance for peace in Largess forever.

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Release date: November 7, 2017
Genres: science fiction
Expectation rating: 9.50/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: August 26, 2021

Pip and Flinx :: Series

Belongs to the series Humanx Commonwealth Universe

The Tar-Aiym Krang7.00
Bloodhype6.66
Orphan Star7.00
The End of the Matter6.50
For Love of Mother-Not7.34
Flinx in Flux6.76
Mid-Flinx
Reunion
Flinx's Folly
Sliding Scales
Running from the Deity
Trouble Magnet
Patrimony
Flinx Transcendent
Strange Music