WHEN YOUR ENEMIES
BECOME YOUR PEOPLE ...
She had defeated Tengri-Nayon. Now she had to save Tengri-Nayon from a deadly plot, with only her children to help her. Of course, they were remarkable children ...
Two stars: irrevocably linked. Shanji and Tengri-Nayon, drawing apart and together in their orbits, and home to the same race. over the millennia as they danced their complex and deadly dance, they had fought bitterly when they were close enough together for Tengri-Nayon's limited interstellar space travel to he effective. Then, inevitably, the war sputtered down as the stars drew apart.
But this time, when the stars drew close again, the Tengri-Nayon invaders found all overwhelming force on Shanji—a force focused by the mind of Kati, the young warrior. rile invaders died in a blast of violet fire, and Kati—Wang Nlengnu-Shan-shi-jie—became Empress, with all the responsibilities that entailed. including the well-being of her former enemies A task complicated by the plotting of power-hungry rebel factions, who didn't want the war to be over.
And, unfortunately, they were going to get their wish ...
"Shanji is rich in good things. Here is hard science with all the gorgeous colors of fantasy, and with the sweep of historical epic." —M. J. Engh
"Well written, and all of a piece, and it comes pretty close to singing." —Algis Budrys
"Her is a thrilling fast-moving story...a good coming-of-age story with a strong heroine." —Kliatt
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