Seeking atonement for past crimes, Breq takes on a mission as captain of a troublesome new crew of Radchai soldiers, in the sequel to Ann Leckie's NYT bestselling, award-winning Ancillary Justice. A must read for fans of Ursula K. Le Guin and James S. A. Corey.
"There are few who write science fiction like Ann Leckie can. There are few who ever could." -- John Scalzi
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.
In the Ancillary world: Ancillary JusticeAncillary SwordAncillary Mercy
For more from Ann Leckie, check out:The Raven Tower
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bell7 - LibraryThing
Breq is given a new ship and lieutenants and sent by the Lord of the Radch, Anaander Mianaai, to an outpost in Athoek Station. With very little direction, she tries to bring justice to a place with ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - grandpahobo - LibraryThing
I found this more subdued and less engaging than the first book. There was an inordinate amount of time detailing the minutia of social hierarchy custom. Read full review