After 12,000 years, the once-supreme Galactic Empire was plunging into a future of barbarism and warfare.
All knowledge previously created by mankind faced destruction. Only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, foresaw the dark age of ignorance that was to come, and set out to preserve knowledge... and mankind itself. As he convened a board of scientists and scholars to tackle this grave challenge, an ominous choice lay ahead for all: submit to the rising warlords and their generation of corruption, or stand up and fight.... and be destroyed.
A sweeping story of a single planet facing the might of an entire galaxy.An all-time classic science-fiction novel by one of the world's most accomplished and renowned authors.Winner of the "Hugo" Award for best series ever.