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The Machine's Child by Kage Baker

This book is the seventh in a series. Reviews of The Garden of Iden, Sky Coyote, Mendoza in Hollywood, The Graveyard Game, The Life of the World to Come, The Children of the Company.

If it could be any more obvious that the previous book was a fixup, this book starts right up where The Life of the World to Come ended. There's also a larger thread drawn from The Graveyard Game. Alec has somehow gotten his clones as a multiple personality, so Edward and Nicholas both run around in his brain like the Captain does. They find the place where someone is trying to find a way to actually kill Company operators and they rescue parts of Mendoza. The Captain remakes her, keeping some of her memories out. They decide to kill the Company and go all over the world placing tiny bombs that will go off on 2355, the day beyond which the Company has no information, so maybe they do kill them off. Joseph is sure they're doing bad things to Mendoza but when he finds them, finds out they love her, and goes back to plotting with one of the old Enforcers. Even if I didn't know it, this is clearly drawing plot threads together for a final book next.
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