Foundation and Empire picks up the ball from Foundation. First, the Foundation must deal with still-strong remains of the Galactic Empire and its expert General Bel Riose.
Then, in the second half of this book, is how a wildcard drops into the Foundation universe; the Mule. This individual, on his own, manages to upset the cornerstone of the Foundation; Hari Seldon's psychohistorical plan. Unlike the unbridled optimism and triumph of the first Foundation book, the Foundation and the characters of this book suffer their fair share of misfortune.
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