An academic's whimsical decision to take a DNA test leads her into uncharted territory, where she discovers some extraordinary truths about herself and new possibilities for her future.
Epic Fantasy || Book 2 in the Lotus Kingdoms series. The Gage and the Dead Man brought a message from the greatest wizard of Messaline to the ruling queen of Sarathai. But the message was a riddle, and the Lotus Kingdoms are at war.
Love has no time limits, but life does. Elizabeth Bear gives us a future where life and love and identity have so many more options than they do today.