Thursday Night 03/09, FORT ROCK MTB ride, 7pm start time (for me) rolling from the choo-choo train lot. Charge your lights. Rolling time 2hrs….Partly Cloudy 41° is the forecast… it also calls for darkness and rocks…. lots of rocks….
You know what? Fat bikes are cool, and fun. They can take you places that you would like to go, you just do not know it yet. Really…
January book of the month! I love this book, so get reading so we can nerd out about it at the shop or on a ride!
“A double-threaded narrative proves seductive, drawing the reader into the naive but determined protagonist’s efforts to transform an unjust universe. Leckie uses…an expansionist galaxy-spinning empire [and] a protagonist on a single-minded quest for justice to transcend space-opera conventions in innovative ways. This impressive debut succeeds in making Breq a protagonist readers will invest in, and establishes Leckie as a talent to watch.”―Publishers Weekly
Ancillary Justice is a science fiction novel by the American writer Ann Leckie, published in 2013. It is Leckie’s debut novel and the first in her “Imperial Radch” space opera trilogy, followed by Ancillary Sword (2014) and Ancillary Mercy (2015). The novel follows Breq, the sole survivor of a starship destroyed by treachery and the vessel of that ship’s artificial consciousness, as she seeks revenge against the ruler of her civilization.
Ancillary Justice received critical praise, won the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, BSFA Award, Arthur C. Clarke Award and Locus Award, and was nominated for several other science fiction awards. The cover art is by John Harris.