Ancillary Justice

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Orbit, Oct 1, 2013 - Fiction - 432 pages
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In this stunning space opera, a warship's AI becomes trapped in a human body, her goals reduced to one: revenge. Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Arthur C. Clarke awards
On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest.
Once, she was the Justice of Toren - a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking thousands of soldiers in the service of the Radch, the empire that conquered the galaxy.
Now, an act of treachery has ripped it all away, leaving her with one fragile human body, unanswered questions, and a burning desire for vengeance.

In the Ancillary world: 1. Ancillary Justice2. Ancillary Sword3. Ancillary Mercy
For more from Ann Leckie, check out:Provenance

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enjoyed it more than anything I've read in quite a while - character and plot development hinged on awareness and temporal shifts - all swinging together yet at their own speeds in their own directions in a sort of perpetual motion machine of a story - wow - fun reading Read full review

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Okay, I need a break from reviewing this year's disappointing Hugo nominees. Ancillary Justice is last year's Best Novel Hugo winner, and it's exactly the kind of story, the Sad Puppies say they want ... Read full review

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Ann Leckie has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, a lunch lady, and a recording engineer. The author of many published short stories, and former secretary of the Science Fiction Writers of America, she lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children, and cats.