By Ann Leckie
The sequel to Ancillary Justice, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, British technological know-how Fiction, Locus and Arthur C. Clarke Awards.
Breq is a soldier who was once a warship. as soon as a weapon of conquest controlling hundreds of thousands of minds, now she has just a unmarried physique and serves the emperor.
With a brand new send and a difficult group, Breq is ordered to visit the one position within the galaxy she could a conform to pass: to Athoek Station to guard the kinfolk of a lieutenant she as soon as knew - a lieutenant she murdered in chilly blood.
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