Ancillary Sword
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By Ann Leckie

science fiction | 400 pages | Published in 2014

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.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.

ISBN_13:9780316246651

Quotes

Justice demands that the guilty be punished. It does not demand that the innocent be hurt.

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Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.

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We all have a choice, even when we think we don't.

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It is not enough to love. We must prove it through our actions.

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To change the world, we must first change ourselves.

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Sometimes, the most courageous act is to ask for help.

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The strength of a community lies in the bonds of trust and mutual respect.

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We cannot erase the past, but we can learn from it and strive for a better future.

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Sometimes, the quietest voices have the most powerful messages.

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Kindness is a strength that can heal wounds and bridge divides.

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