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Foundation's Edge is a novel by Isaac Asimov, the fourth book in the Foundation Series. It was written thirty years after the Foundation trilogy, in 1982, due to pressure by fans on Asimov to write another, and, according to Asimov himself, the amount of the payment offered by the publisher. It was his first entry in the best-sellers list, after 262 books and 44 years of writing. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov (c. ... Hari Seldons holographic image, pictured on a paperback edition of Foundation, appears at various times in the First Foundations history, to guide it through the social and economic crises that befall it. ...

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The Mayor of Terminus fears that the mysterious Second Foundation, which is thought to be extinct, will bid for power once the new Galactic Empire is established. Councilman Golan Trevize and Janov Pelorat, Professor of Ancient History at the University of Terminus, are sent on a mission to discover its location. The word terminus is used in several different contexts including various topics: In transportation a terminus is commonly used to describe a bus station/rail station acting as an end destination. ... Second Foundation Second Foundation is the third novel of the Foundation series. ...

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Foundation's Edge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1132 words)
Foundation's Edge is a novel by Isaac Asimov, the fourth book in the Foundation Series.
It was written thirty years after the Foundation trilogy, in 1982, due to pressure by fans on Asimov to write another, and, according to Asimov himself, the amount of the payment offered by the publisher.
Simultaneously, on the world of Trantor, Stor Gendibal, a young but rising intellect in the Second Foundation hierarchy, discovers a secret he reveals to the current First Speaker -- that the Seldon Plan, which the Second Foundation dilligently protects and furthers along, is controlled by an organization more powerful than the Second Foundation.
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