Asimov
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The 12,067th year of the Galactic Era is also the 2nd before the Foundation Era. Puppet emperor Klayus I rules under Linge Chen. R. Lodovik Trema has his Three Laws removed by Voltaire. Him and R. Daneel Olivaw visit Eos and bring a repaired R. Dors Venabili to Trantor, where Lodovik joins the Calvinian robots for a time. Gaal Dornick visits Trantor to join the Seldon Project, and Hari Seldon visits him to prompt the Commission of Public Safety to take action. Indeed, him and Gaal are put on trail and the Commission exiles the Encyclopedia Foundation to Terminus, although Hari is forced to stay on Trantor. Vara Liso, a strong mentalic, gets entangled in Farad Sinter's hunt for robots. Klia Asgar joins the Calvinians, falling in love with another Mentalic, Brann. Farad Sinter attempts to establish a Commission of General Security, but is foiled by Linge Chen and General Prothon. R. Plussix is deactivated. Klia, Lodovik and Brann are sent to stop Hari from developing psychohistory. A confrontation occurs, involving Brann, Klia, Lodovik, Hari, Dors, Vara and Daneel at the Hall of Dispensation. Lodovik kills Vara Liso when she attempts to kill Klia. Linge Chen rounds up the Calvinians and the Mentalics working for them and puts them in prison, as well as Mors Planch in the Rikerian. Daneel releases them, and gets Lodovik to rejoin the Giskardians, declaring him truly human. After witnessing the power of Vara Liso, Hari thinks his Plan is doomed, but Daneel, Dors, Wanda, Stettin and Klia convince him otherwise. Mors Planch takes Lodovik to Eos and pretends to take Klia, Brann, Wanda and Stettin to Kalgan, deceiving Daneel. In reality, they stay on Trantor and establish the Second Foundation there.

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