The Killing of WorldsUnknown - 2018 | Second mass market edition
Scott Westerfeld, the acclaimed author of Fine Prey, Polymorph, and Evolution's Darling, follows T he Risen Empire with the next thrilling space opera in Succession, the Killing of Worlds.
Cut off by an Imperial blockade of the planet, a Rix compound mind has guided a lone Rix commando, Herd, a single warrior backed by the intelligence of an entire planet, and pitted her against the Imperial army in a desperate attempt to break the blockade.
Ten light-years away, a deadly game of political intrigue against the Emperor plays out in his war council. One senator suspects the Rix mind has found a hidden weakness, a secret so dangerous to the Emperor that he is willing to countenance the ultimate crime. . . .
The killing of worlds.