Being the first volume of /TheFoundationSeries
, it is also one of two prequels to the FoundationTrilogy
. For the first time IsaacAsimov
chronicles the life of Hari Seldon, the man who laid the framework for the grandest project humanity has ever attempted. The story takes place on /TrantoR
during the reign of Emperor Cleon I. Hari is pursued by powerful enemies and the future of PsychohistorY?
is at risk.