Seeking atonement for past crimes, Breq takes on a mission as captain of a troublesome new crew of Radchai soldiers, in the sequel to the New York Times bestselling, award-winning Ancillary Justice. Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she has only a single body and serves the emperor. With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is ordered to go to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: to Athoek Station to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood. Ann Leckie's Imperial Radch trilogy has become one of the new classics of science fiction. Beautifully written and forward thinking, it does what good science fiction does best, taking readers to bold new worlds with plenty explosions along the way.
Ann Leckie is the author of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, and British Science Fiction Award-winning novel Ancillary Justice. She has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording engineer. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
A return to Westoros. A farewell to the land of Fillory. A sequel to one of the most acclaimed science-fiction debuts ever. A new novel from one of sci-fi’s undisputed modern masters. 2014 was a banner year for science-fiction and fantasy readers, and we’ve got a rundown of the can’t-miss, must-read titles.
If you’ve been paying attention to science fiction over the past two years, you know Ann Leckie’s name. She’s quickly become one of the genre’s brightest stars—her debut novel, Ancillary Justice, won, among many accolades, the 2014 Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke awards. Sequel Ancillary Sword met equal praise last year, and putting the author back on the Hugo […]
We’re just a few short weeks away from the release of Ancillary Mercy, the third and final novel in Ann Leckie’s Imperial Radch trilogy, which began with Ancillary Justice and continued with last year’s Ancillary Sword. We’re already in mourning. These are books that hit the market at just the right time, cresting a wave […]
Few science fiction writers have been welcomed into the genre with open arms in quite the same way as Ann Leckie. Her debut novel, Ancillary Justice, won literal armloads of distinctions, and was the first book ever to win the Hugo, Nebula and Arthur C. Clarke awards. Last year’s sequel, Ancillary Sword, was no slouch either, earning […]
Domed cities have been a thing in science fiction since the very beginning, a salient metaphor made almost inescapable by its obviousness: inside, outside; same, same, not the same. The domed city is such a striking image, an enclosure of humanity out there on the Martian plains, or on a ravaged, post-apocalyptic Earth, or glinting in space in […]