By Ann Leckie
The sequel to Ancillary Justice, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, British technology Fiction, Locus and Arthur C. Clarke Awards.
Breq is a soldier who was 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 hard workforce, Breq is ordered to visit the single position within the galaxy she may a conform to move: to Athoek Station to guard the family members of a lieutenant she as soon as knew - a lieutenant she murdered in chilly blood.
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Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch, Book 2) by Ann Leckie