TheBookSmugglers said: This is what you need to know about Ascension, in a nutshell: a main character who is But the Tangled Axon proves to be more than star-watching and plas Alana Quick is the best damned Lists with This Book. Ascension: A Tangled Axon Novel [Jacqueline Koyanagi] on uduxezepyk.cf * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alana Quick is the best damned sky surgeon in.
The ending was beautiful and I really connected with the writing, but yeah, I can't look past the problems I found. Considering her line of work and how reliant she is on her body as much as her mind, the cost of her medication, her desire to get treatment for herself and her aunt and the limited supply of medication adds an interesting twist to how the crew reacts to her needs, and the constant pain make her work difficult at times. Because of her love for ships, stars and space, I've identified better with Alana, a queer woman of color with a disability, than with all the male characters in genre novels this year. It had a somewhat similar conceit with a dangerous cargo ship taking on a new crew member, so I thought it would fit nicely into the "on sequel pause" niche. How many inhabited systems are there? I feel like tumblr has been begging for this particular book to exist.
Ascension is first and foremost a love story, not the default for many science fiction readers who tend to expect the adventuresome. Science Fiction Science Fiction. A Tangled Axon Novel.
Description Alana Quick is the best damned sky surgeon in Heliodor City, but repairing starship engines barely pays the bills. When the desperate crew of a cargo vessel stops by her shipyard looking for her spiritually-advanced sister Nova, Alana stows away.
Maybe her boldness will land her a long-term gig on the crew. But the Tangled Axon proves to be more than star-watching and plasma coils.
The chief engineer thinks he's a wolf. The pilot fades in and out of existence.
The captain is all blond hair, boots, and ego But there's little time for romance: Nova's in danger and someone will do anything - even destroying planets - to get their hands on her!