Ascendant Sun: A New Novel in the Saga of the Skolian Empire (Hardcover)
A New Novel in the Saga of the Skolian Empire
Tor Books, 9780312868246, 384pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2000
In "Ascendant Sun," Kelric returns to Skolian space, only to find the Empire in control of the Allied forces of Earth. With little more than the clothes on his back, Kelric is forced to take work on a merchant vessel. But when that vessel enters Euban space, Kelric finds his worst nightmare realized: he becomes a slave to the cruel Aristos--humans who use torture and sex as the ultimate aphrodesiac.
About the Author
A former ballerina, Catherine has performed with ballets and in musicals on both coasts and in Ohio. In the 1980s she was a principal dancer and artistic director of the Mainly Jazz Dancers and the Harvard University Ballet. Catherine still teaches ballet in Maryland.
Catherine's fiction is a successful blend of hard science fiction, romance, and exciting space adventure. She has published more than ten novels, almost all of which belong to her "Saga of the Skolian Empire," including "The Quantum Rose," which won the Nebula Award for best novel of 2001
Her husband is John Kendall Cannizzo, an astrophysicist at NASA. They have one daughter, a young ballet dancer who loves math.
Praise For Ascendant Sun: A New Novel in the Saga of the Skolian Empire…
"Asaro reveals fascinating new aspects of her talent with each new book, and readers can always expect something fresh, different, and absolutely wonderful."--Romantic Times