Ancillary Sword - Ann Leckie

Ancillary Sword

By Ann Leckie

  • Release Date: 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Science Fiction
4 Score: 4 (From 237 Ratings)


Seeking atonement for past crimes, Breq takes on a mission as captain of a troublesome new crew of Radchai soldiers, in the sequel to Ann Leckie's NYT bestselling, award-winning Ancillary Justice. A must read for fans of Ursula K. Le Guin and James S. A. Corey.
"There are few who write science fiction like Ann Leckie can. There are few who ever could." -- John Scalzi
Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she has only a single body and serves the emperor.
With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is ordered to go to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: to Athoek Station to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew - a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood.
Ann Leckie's Imperial Radch trilogy has become one of the new classics of science fiction. Beautifully written and forward thinking, it does what good science fiction does best, taking readers to bold new worlds with plenty explosions along the way.

In the Ancillary world: Ancillary JusticeAncillary SwordAncillary Mercy
For more from Ann Leckie, check out:The Raven Tower


  • Ancillary Sword

    By Prestate1
    The obsession Ms. Leckie has with avoiding a single clear male character, even referring to the same person as she then he then she, she, she is so distracting that it ultimately destroys the readability of the book. Essentially all leaders, all characters, all sex is female to female.
  • A solid follow-up.

    By Lamperti
    Though not measuring up to Justice, still a fun read, and exhibiting many of Justice's strengths.