I begged and pleaded with my mother that she get me the second one and I’m so glad it paid off. It’s been a while since I read it, but I liked the theologica speculation in this one, the rich description of an alien civilization, and the viewpoint character. Though dated, which is to be expected, there was enough complexity to keep me reading. There’s plenty of action and the story moves at a fast pace especially in the second book. We have met the space aliens, and they are US! Archived from the original on 12 October Lawhead met Alice Slaikeu in , and married her in

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This page was last edited on 25 February , at In , Lawhead published the novel Patrick: Views Read Edit View history. Empyrion is one of his two science-fiction projects. Trivia About Empyrion Empyrio I like the alien wildlife and would have like to seen more of this. Retrieved 5 March

The Siege of Dome (Empyrion, book 2) by Stephen Lawhead

How to write a great review. Treet, with a handful of rebels, stands alone against the evil might of Dome, as events move inexorably towards a world-shaking climax. While Empyrion does have some lawheaf, it is blessed with ample setting details that allow you to visualize the alien environment, the bleakness of dome and beauty of Fierra. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.

Very good book, both in the series. Jan 30, Jonatron rated it liked it Shelves: Please review your cart. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Another reviewer stated that the story is rich with Allegory. Please review your cart. I’d read Lawhead in stepehn past. That’s Dmpyrion, sure, but it’s also beyond labels, and the way he makes these points is an exciting adventure all on its own. Nov 05, Craig rated it it was amazing Shelves: Item s unavailable for purchase.


Empyrion (Empyrion, #) by Stephen R. Lawhead

I don’t think Lawhead’s strength is in the area of idea’s. The Warlords of Nin. Often I find him rather sterile and unengaging. This book I first read when i was14 years old, and have read again on several occasions since. The Omniverse Through Darkness and Stars. In the Land of the Everliving. I like the alien wildlife and would have like to seen more of this.

I am not normally a huge fan of sci-fi novels I pr My favourites book s. Most of his early life was spent in America where he earned a university degree in Fine Arts and attended theological college for two years. It’s been a while since I read it, but I liked the theologica speculation in this one, the rich description of an alien civilization, and the viewpoint character.

That’s what makes it good literature. This story is excellent science fiction. InLawhead began to author novels, initially fantasy and science fiction, completing his first trilogy, the ” Dragon King trilogy”.

The Butcher of Anderson Station. I don’t think you should make a special effort to read it, but if you find yourself locked in a room with nothing but this book, you should read it. I’ve read several Lawhead books, but I’ve really enjoyed his Sci-Fi stuff more more than his historical fiction.

Very entertaining and a must read for any Lawhead fans. I first read it Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


Feb 27, Alien rated it really liked it. Set in the future this novel looks at how a society is forced to recreate itself when it is cut off for the world it knows best. I finally finished this one and was disappointed in the ending yet again.

University of Nebraska at Kearney. My favourites book s. Yes the space aliens were indeed us, and another space opera, good vs.

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The multiple character arcs ztephen allow for multiple mirrors through both books. The Empyrion Books were among my favorites growing up. I particularly enjoyed the fast paced beginning but was a bit disappointed in the almost too neatly tied up ending. The Adventures of a Lost and Found Rabbit. Nov 01, Craig Becker rated it it was ok.

He has lahead nine children’s books, many of them originally offered to his two sons, Drake and Ross. The basic setting of a futuristic earthman traveling to a “new” settlement on an exoplanet, only to find it is, for reasons of space-time travel, now ancient and deeply evolved or devolved, depending on your point of view very much mirrors stories like Planet of the Apes, but not to its discredit.

Lawhead last summer, and asked him why he didn’t write anymore sci fi.