The Ascent to Godhood

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Publisher Description

Prepare yourself for The Ascent to Godhood, the fourth book in Neon Yang's silkpunk Tensorate series, a wide-ranging, imaginative, engaging playground that the New York Times lauded as "joyously wild."

Finalist for the 2020 Locus Award

The Protector is dead.

For fifty years, the Protector ruled, reshaping her country in her image and driving her enemies to the corners of the map. For half a century the world turned around her as she built her armies, trained her Tensors, and grasped at the reins of fate itself. Now she is dead. Her followers will quiver, her enemies rejoice.

But in one tavern, deep in rebel territory, her greatest enemy drowns her sorrows. Lady Han raised a movement that sought the Protector's head, yet now she can only mourn her loss. She remembers how it all began, when the Protector was young, not yet crowned, and a desperate dancing girl dared to fall in love with her.

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GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2019
July 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
128
Pages
PUBLISHER
Tor Publishing Group
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
1.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Prairie_Dog ,

The Story of the Protector Hekate & Lady Han

JY Yang’s fourth novella in the Tensorate silk-punk fantasy series tells a most interesting story. It tells how the Protector Hekate came to power. Previous stories in the series have told of her rule, and eventual fall, but this tells of her beginnings. How she met the girl who would become her lover and most trusted accomplice, until she became her greatest enemy. This story is told from the point of view of that girl, who grew up to become Lady Han, leader of the Machinists.

The world of the Tensorate seems to be an Asian-inspired one. Magic exists through manipulation of the Slack. Masters of this art are called Tensors. However, the physical sciences are in a state of rapid development, and the Machinists are leading this revolution. The leader of the world’s largest kingdom is known as The Protector Hekate, and she rules with an iron fist. This is her story as much as it is Lady Han’s.

The Tensorate Series just gets deeper and more interesting with each novella. I’m hoping for a fifth volume now, as it is a great place to tell absorbing stores featuring interesting characters.

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