Imperial Radch 3 Book Collection, Books 1-3 - Ancillary Justice, Ancillary Sword and Ancillary Mercy - Ann Leckie Set
The Radch are conquerors to be feared - resist and they'll turn you into a 'corpse soldier' - one of an army of dead prisoners animated by a warship's AI mind. Whole planets are conquered by their own people.But one fragile, human body might just be enough to take revenge against those who destroyed her.
Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she only has a single body and serves the emperor she swore to destroy. to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew - a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood.
Then a search of Athoek Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist and a messenger from the mysterious Presger empire arrives, as does Breq's old enemy, the divided, heavily armed, and possibly insane Anaander Mianaai - ruler of an empire at war with itself.
Ancillary Sword and