Machineries of Empire

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Machineries of Empire is a trilogy of military science fiction/space opera novels by the American writer Yoon Ha Lee. It consists of Ninefox Gambit (2016), Raven Stratagem (2017) and Revenant Gun (2018). The trilogy follows the young infantry captain Kel Cheris and the traitorous general Shuos Jedao in a war among factions of a despotic interstellar empire, whose technology and power is based on the population's faith in the imperial calendar.[1]

Several of Lee's short stories are prequels to the trilogy.[2] Ninefox Gambit received the 2017 Locus Award for Best First Novel,[3] and was nominated for the 2016 Nebula and 2017 Hugo Awards for Best Novel, and the 2017 Clarke award.[4][5][6] Raven Stratagem was nominated for the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novel.[7]

Novels[edit]

  1. Ninefox Gambit, Solaris, 14 June 2016, ISBN 978-1781084496
  2. Raven Stratagem, Solaris, 13 June 2017, ISBN 978-1781085370
  3. Revenant Gun, Solaris, 12 June 2018, ISBN 978-1781086070

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beautifully Alien 'Ninefox Gambit' Mixes Math And Magic". NPR.org. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Yoon Ha Lee". www.yoonhalee.com. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  3. ^ "2017 Locus Awards Winners". www.locusmag.com. Locus Online News. 2017-06-24. Retrieved 2017-06-25.
  4. ^ "SFWA Announces 2016 Nebula, Norton, and Bradbury Award Nominees! – The Nebula Awards". The Nebula Awards. 2017-02-20. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  5. ^ "2017 Hugo Awards – The Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. 2017-04-04. Retrieved 2017-04-04.
  6. ^ "Clarke Award shortlists". The Arthur C. Clarke Award. 2017-05-03. Retrieved 2017-05-03.
  7. ^ "2018/1943 Hugo Award Finalists Announced". theHugoAwards.org. 31 March 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.