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Crossing the Line (novel)

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Crossing the Line (novel)

Crossing the Line
Crossing the Line
Author Karen Traviss
Country England
Language English
Series Wess'Har Series
Genre Science fiction novel
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication date
November 2004
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 384 pp
OCLC 56896726
LC Class CPB Box no. 2303 vol. 10
Preceded by City of Pearl
Followed by The World Before

Crossing the Line is a novel written by Karen Traviss in November 2004. It is the second book of the Wess'Har Series.[1] Its prequel was called City of Pearl, published in February of the same year. Some of the main characters include Shan Frankland, hardened copper now infected with c'naatat; Aras, the lonely Wess'har, outcast by his horrible disease; Eddie Michallat, journalist who finds himself in a position to affect history; and Lindsay Neville, the Marines Commander trying to deal with the loss of her newborn son David, and bent on revenge against Shan.

Plot summary

The book concerns the struggle of Shan Frankland, a police officer in the year 2376, to cope with biological changes that have been made to her body by an alien species.


  1. ^ Janine Stinson (2006). "Series Seconds". Internet Review of Science Fiction. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
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