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Spirey and the Queen [short fiction] (original 1996; edition 2009)

by Alastair Reynolds

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Member:AlanPoulter
Title:Spirey and the Queen [short fiction]
Authors:Alastair Reynolds
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Tags:science fiction, short fiction, space exploration, warfare, Fomalhaut, genetic engineering, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, evolution

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Spirey And The Queen by Alastair Reynolds (1996)

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A war is being fought between two human factions in the Fomalhaut system. Spirey is crew on the Mouser, which is on a hunter-killer mission chasing a crippled enemy ship. Both sides are using semi-intelligent machines known as Wasps to help in the war, while genetic engineering has been used to modify humans: Yarrow, Mouser's pilot has a mermaid tail instead of legs. What looks like a routine mission escalates as the real war is gradually revealed. A classic. ( )
  AlanPoulter | Jun 5, 2010 |
'Space war is godawful slow.'
Everything is also not as it seems in this conflict, partly as a result of the above.

http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/stories...

http://freesf.blogspot.com/2007/04/sp... ( )
  BlueTysonSS | Dec 25, 2009 |
'Space war is godawful slow.'
Everything is also not as it seems in this conflict, partly as a result of the above.

http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/stories...

http://freesf.blogspot.com/2007/04/sp... ( )
  bluetyson | Apr 21, 2009 |
'Space war is godawful slow.'
Everything is also not as it seems in this conflict, partly as a result of the above.

http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/stories...

http://freesf.blogspot.com/2007/04/sp... ( )
  bluetyson | Nov 19, 2007 |
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