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Genre: Science Fiction, General Science Fiction
Catherine Asaro returns to the early days of her Skolian series for a searing space opera revealing how a war of galactic
Twenty-three years after Skolian
This 10th novel in Asaro's award-winning series is actually an excellent entry point into the Saga of the Skolian Empire, providing enough backstory and history of events detailed in earlier books to involve the new reader. Younger readers will cheer on the teenage heroine, while parents will feel for Eldrinson and Roca's heartbreaking choices.
Asaro evocatively delineates the differences between the democratic Skolian Empire and the slave-based economy of
Reviewed By: Jen Talley Exum
Published: December 2004