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Night's Slow Poison

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Night's Slow Poison

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Author: Ann Leckie
Publisher: Publishing, 2014
Electric Velocipede, 2012
Series: Ancillary Universe: Imperial Radch

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Galactic Empire
Space Opera
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"Night's Slow Poison" is from the same universe as Leckie's Ancillary series, and tells a rich, claustrophobic story of a galactic voyage that forces one guardsmen to confront his uneasy family history through the lens of a passenger with his lost lover's eyes. Anthologized in Galactic Empires (2017), edited by Neil Clarke.

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