Author: Samuel R. Delany

The balance of galactic power in the 31st century revolves around Illyrion, the most precious energy source in the universe. The varied and exotic crew who sign up with Captain Lorq van Ray know their mission is dangerous, and they soon learn that they are involved in a deadly race with the charismatic but vicious leader of an opposing space federation. But they have no id….Read More

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Babel-17/Empire Star

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True Names… and Other Dangers

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Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand

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Stand on Zanzibar

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