My hexarchate books, now called the Machineries of Empire, have been acquired by Solaris Books [The Bookseller]. The first volume, Ninefox Gambit, was published in June 2016. The second volume, Raven Stratagem, is due out on June 13, 2017.
Ninefox Gambit cover reveal and synopsis [SF Signal]. Cover art by Chris Moore.
Other stories in the world of the hexarchate, which can be read as stand-alones:
- “Extracurricular Activities,” about Shuos Jedao back when he was a (living) hotshot spaceship captain, and a spy mission
- “The Battle of Candle Arc,” which is what it says on the tin
- “Calendrical Rot” in An Alphabet of Embers, ed. Rose Lemberg, a vignette that started out life as the prologue to the rough draft of Ninefox Gambit
- “Gamer’s End,” concerning a Shuos Academy graduate and a deadly game
- “How the Andan Court,” a flash piece about the nature of desire
- “The Robot’s Math Lessons,” on how a very young Cheris made friends with a servitor
- (forthcoming) “The Chameleon’s Gloves,” set before the heptarchate, concerning an exiled Kel and an art theft gone wrong