Moon Flights

Moon Flights

by Elizabeth Moon


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Over the past two decades, few authors have garnered the critical acclaim and fan following of Elizabeth Moon, Nebula Award-winning author of The Speed of Dark, The Deed of Paksenarrion, and Remnant Population.

Moon Flights, the definitive Elizabeth Moon short story collection, represents the highlights of an impressive career. Gathering together fifteen tales of fantasy, alternative history, and science fiction, Moon Flights features an original story, “Say Cheese,” set in the Vatta’s War cosmology, and an all-new introduction by Anne McCaffrey, legendary creator of the Dragonriders of Pern series.

Ranging from humorous high fantasy tales of “The Ladies’ Aid & Armor Society” to gritty, realistic chronicles of far-flung militaristic space opera, former marine Elizabeth Moon’s storytelling mastery and eye for painstaking detail is evidenced in each of the tales contained herein. When honor, politics, and personal relationships clash against backdrops of explosive battles and larger-than-life action, the result is the breathtaking and astounding fiction found in Moon Flights.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949102314
Publisher: Night Shade
Publication date: 10/15/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 596,641
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Former Marine Elizabeth Moon is the author of many novels, including the Vatta's War and Vatta's Peace series and the Deed of Paksenarrion, as well as the Nebula Award winner The Speed of Dark and Remnant Population, a Hugo Award finalist. After earning a degree in history from Rice University, Moon went on to obtain a degree in biology from the University of Texas, Austin. She lives in Florence, Texas.

Table of Contents

Preface Elizabeth Moon ix

Introduction Anne McCaffrey xiii

If Nudity Offends You 1

Gifts 11

Politics 29

And Ladies of the Club 49

Accidents Don't Just Happen-They're Caused 65

New World Symphony 79

No Pain, No Gain 105

Hand to Hand 119

Tradition 133

Fool's Gold 153

Judgment 169

Gravesite Revisited 213

Sweet Charity 221

Welcome to Wheel Days 237

Say Cheese 251

Fencing In 269

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