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Collected short fiction from Kameron Hurley, author of God's War. Mysterious women invade a steamy, tropical world, and a squad of mad, war-weary women go on the hunt for weapons of mass destruction. Head out to the desert where an aging military leader turns on her beloved matriarchy, and visit a world where your gender determines what side of the fight you're on.
Kindle Edition, 201 pages
Published December 19th 2010
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Jenni
Jun 12, 2017 Jenni rated it really liked it
Welp, time to read everything Kameron Hurley has ever written.
Lexie
Nov 19, 2011 Lexie rated it really liked it
Hurley caught my attention with God's War, which was unexpectedly interesting to me despite being about as far out of my book reading interest scape as possible. I bought this e-book anthology of her short works from earlier magazines and online 'zines because I wanted to read more of her work.

Each comes with a brief recounting of where it was originally published and some other tidbits; how it was received or how much hate mail she still gets over certain stories for instance. I'm not certain
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Alexandra
I didn't read all of these. The Macbeth one was too slow and different enough; a story that Hurley herself says isn't very good I'm just going to ignore; one she describes as the most unpleasant I'm also going to steer clear of. However, many of these stories are eminently readable - and the ones that acted as incubator for God's War are especially good.
Paul Phillips
Jan 02, 2012 Paul Phillips rated it liked it
A collection of short fiction with females being the ones with the power - violent, aggressive and totally in control. Some good stories, some bad (even by the author's reckoning) and worth a read if only for the different perspective of powerful women.
Rachel
Oct 31, 2016 Rachel rated it really liked it
Interesting

Kameron Hurley is one of my favorite authors. I can't read her work all the time, only when the mood hits. Her work is always full of flawed, tragic, fascinating characters. This collection is no exception.
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Kameron Hurley is the author of The Mirror Empire, Empire Ascendant and the God’s War Trilogy. Hurley has won the Hugo Award, Kitschy Award, and Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer; she has also been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award, BFS Award, the Gemmell Morningstar Award, and the BSFA Award for Best Novel. Her short fiction has appeared in Popular Scienc ...more
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