The conclusion to the Count to the Eschaton Sequence series will be out soon, it’s time for a quick reading order.
What’s the Count to the Eschaton Sequence Series?
The Count to the Eschaton Sequence is a science-fiction series written by John C. Wright, the author of The Golden Oecumene series.
The story takes place hundreds of years in the future, after the collapse of the Western world, and follow the young Menelaus Illation Montrose who grew up in what was once Texas as a gunslinging duelist for hire. But Montrose is also a mathematical genius – and a romantic who dreams of a future in which humanity rises from the ashes to take its place among the stars.
The chance to help usher in that future comes when Montrose is recruited for a manned interstellar mission to investigate an artifact of alien origin. Known as the Monument, the artifact is inscribed with data so complex, only a posthuman mind can decipher it. So Montrose does the unthinkable: he injects himself with a dangerous biochemical drug designed to boost his already formidable intellect to superhuman intelligence. It drives him mad…