Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, Book 1) by Ann Leckie

By Ann Leckie

On a distant, icy planet, the soldier often called Breq is drawing towards finishing her quest.

Breq is either greater than she turns out and not more than she was once. Years in the past, she was once the Justice of Toren--a monstrous starship with a synthetic intelligence linking hundreds of thousands of corpse squaddies within the carrier of the Radch, the empire that conquered the galaxy.

An act of treachery has ripped all of it away, leaving her with just one fragile human physique. And just one purpose--to revenge herself on Anaander Mianaai, many-bodied, near-immortal Lord of the Radch.

From debut writer Ann Leckie, Ancillary Justice is a gorgeous house opera that asks what it capability to be human in a universe guided by way of synthetic intelligence.

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Pallas carried the woman to the crew compart-ment so he could examine her properly. Karrik emerged from the shuttle, his armour charred black. His face was burned badly and, like Salk's, emaci-ated in a way that was uncharacteristic of a Marine. ' asked Sarpedon. ’ replied Salk. 'He blew open the lower entrance of the outpost and was the first in. ' 'Nicias died on the way here. He had multiple internal injuries and there were only emergency medical supplies on the shuttle. We used those for the woman.

Turbines lay beneath vaulted ceilings. Shrines to the Machine-God were everywhere, stained with libations of machine oil, scrawled with prayers in binary. Everything the Mechanicus did needed the correct rites enacted to the Machine-God - and judging by the abundance of offerings and prayer-tablets in the empty armoury, it seemed that included fighting. The testing bay held hundreds of geological samples in various stages of examination under powerful brass-cased microscopes, or lying in chemical baths now dried out.

There was no guarantee that any normal human could survive such conditions. 'Lygris, direct us in. ' 'Understood. ' 'If they're infected then the prisoner will be dead, and we might as well be. Besides, I need to debrief them myself Lygris directed the serfs on Sarpedon's fighter to fly towards the battered shutde. A section of the fighter's hull bulged outwards and burst like an ulcer; glob-ules of liquid metal flowing into one another until they formed a smooth tunnel that latched onto the side of the shuttle like a hungry leech.

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