New York Times Best SellerUSA Today Best Sellerio9's New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Need to Put On Your Radar This FallKirkus' SF/F Books to Watch Out for in 2018Popular Mechanics Best Books of 2018 (So Far)Goodreads' Most Anticipated Fantasy and Science Fiction BooksThe Consuming Fire—the New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to the 2018 Hugo Award Best Novel finalist and 2018 Locus Award-winning The Collapsing Empire—an epic space-opera novel in the bestselling Interdependency series, from the Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author John ScalziThe Interdependency—humanity’s interstellar empire—is on the verge of collapse. The extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars possible is disappearing, leaving entire systems and human civilizations stranded. Emperox Grayland II of the Interdependency is ready to take desperate measures to help ensure the survival of billions. But arrayed before her are those who believe the collapse of the Flow is a myth—or at the very least an opportunity to an ascension to power. While Grayland prepares for disaster, others are prepare for a civil war. A war that will take place in the halls of power, the markets of business and the altars of worship as much as it will between spaceships and battlefields. The Emperox and her allies are smart and resourceful, as are her enemies. Nothing about this will be easy... and all of humanity will be caught in its consuming fire.The Interdependency Series1. The Collapsing Empire2. The Consuming FireAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.