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The Commonwealth Saga is a series of two books by Peter F. Hamilton, a British sci-fi author set in the Commonwealth Universe before "The Void trilogy" and after the stand-alone books "Misspent Youth" and "Demon Trap".

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Is there an official map of Querencia?

There are official maps for Bienvenido which appears later on in the series and for the city of Makkathran. The map for Bienvenido is featured in the physical books yet I have been unable to find one ...
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How do female Comonwealth citizens continue to have kids after rejuvenation?

In the Commonwealth saga, where as humans get older they start to seek rejuvenation to return to their biological twenties and effectively live forever, and in the Void trilogy where Biononics allow ...
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Commonwealth Saga: What is the motive behind that part of the plan?

I recently finished reading (again) the Commonwealth Saga, by Peter F. Hamilton, and something struck me near the conclusion of everything: Why is it part of the plan of the and why is it so ...
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Why aren't wormholes used for energy generation?

The wormholes in the Commonwealth Saga by Peter F. Hamilton seem to be very variable/controllable in terms of size and positioning. The books also devote a significant amount of time talking about ...
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Why didn't the Primes take over the Commonwealth?

In Peter F. Hamilton's Commonwealth Saga, the Primes invaded the Commonwealth with overwhelming numbers and force. On their first attack, they opened almost a thousand wormholes into Commonwealth ...
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'Pandora's Star': Who erected the great force fields?

Spoiler alert if you haven't read the books yet! In Pandora's Star, it is written as follows: Then it happened: the strangest weapon of all was used. The enemy alienPrimes [from the star system of ...
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Abyss Beyond Dreams: How did this Faller get here?

After Svlasta saves the schoolkids from the stampede (becoming the "Hero of Eynsham Square" in doing so), the government recovers the dead body of the Faller that started the stampede. It is later ...
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In Dreaming Void (Commonwealth Saga) What happened to the SI

Many of the original commonwealth characters from Pandora's Star appear or at least have a reference in the Dreaming Void. The SI was the repository for many of the memories of people from the ...
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How do spore showers work?

People take "spore showers" in Peter F. Hamilton's Void Trilogy quite often. How exactly do they work?
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How do I place a stationary wormhole on a planet's surface? [closed]

In the Commonwealth Saga by Peter F. Hamilton (and many other universes) the planets are connected by large wormholes that stay on the surface of the planets so you can travel through with vehicles ...
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Does an illustration of Tochee from the Commonwealth Saga exist?

One specific creature from the Commonwealth Saga has caught my interest -- Tochee. My imagination is really bad, and I can not hold all the descriptive details in mind at once. I have tried to find ...
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Do the Night's Dawn Trilogy and the Commonwealth Saga by Peter F. Hamilton share a universe?

I've read the Commonwealth saga and I am considering reading the Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton. What is the relationship of the universes between the two series? I was under the impression ...
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Why is it beneficial for immotiles to create new immotiles?

I've just read the Commonwealth Saga and in a scene of MorningLightMountain it described how the immotile have a short-term benefit in creation of new immotiles to colonize new terrain as for a short ...
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