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This part of the story was almost as good as the first book, but it seemed a little heavy on philosophy to me. Even so, I'm on to the third book now, because it is an excellent story. The book doesn't I decided not to wait too long before delving back into this series with this 2nd book of the trilogy. It picks things up a couple of decades or so after the conclusion of [Dawn].

The remnants of Adulthood Rites. Octavia E. Nuclear war had nearly destroyed mankind when the Oankali came to the rescue, saving humanity—but at a price. The Oankali survive by mixing their DNA with that of other species, and now on Earth they have permitted no child to be born without an Oankali parent. The first true hybrid is a boy named Akin—son of Lilith Iyapo— and to the naked eye he looks human, for now.

He is born with extraordinary sensory powers, understanding speech at birth, speaking in sentences at two months old, and soon developing the ability to see at the molecular level. But before he can carry this new species into the stars, Akin must decide which unlucky souls will stay behind.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. A Biography of Octavia Butler. Adulthood Rites Octavia E. Butler — was a bestselling and award-winning author, considered one of the best science fiction writers of her generation.

She received both the Hugo and Nebula awards, and in became the first author of science fiction to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. Although the Patternist series established Butler among the science fiction elite, it was Kindred , a story of a black woman who travels back in time to the antebellum South, that brought her mainstream success. She died at her home in

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Adulthood Rites

Humans persecute their different ones, yet they need to give themselves definition and status. Oankali seek difference and collect it. They need it to keep themselves from stagnation. When you feel a conflict, try to go the Oankali way. Embrace difference. The tentacled interplanetary beings were gene traders whose survival required constant hybridization. And we were their new breeding stock, forced through genetic engineering to give birth to a new species.

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Adulthood Rites by Octavia Butler (1988)

Lilith's Brood is a collection of three works by Octavia E. The three volumes of this science fiction series Dawn , Adulthood Rites , and Imago were previously collected in the now out of print volume, Xenogenesis. The collection was first published under the current title of Lilith's Brood in The first novel in the trilogy, Dawn , begins with Lilith Iyapo a black human woman alone in what seems like a prison cell. She has memories of this happening before, with an enigmatic voice that asks strange questions.

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This part of the story was almost as good as the first book, but it seemed a little heavy on philosophy to me. Even so, I'm on to the third book now, because it is an excellent story. The book doesn't I decided not to wait too long before delving back into this series with this 2nd book of the trilogy. It picks things up a couple of decades or so after the conclusion of [Dawn].

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