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“Knight of Chains, Deuce of Stars” by Yoon Ha Lee

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In a battle for the ages, the competitors are as follows: Niristez the exile and Daechong the warden. Both players of this game have much at stake. Niristez has been exiled by her people, and she has been branded as an oath breaker. Her desire is simple: to fulfill her promise of salvation for her people. Daechong has been trapped within the tower of universal games as long as he can remember. All he wants is freedom to step outside and look at the stars. There can only be one winner as the two legends engage in a duel of intellect.

Knight of Chains, Deuce of Stars

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About the Author
Yoon Ha Lee's first novel NINEFOX GAMBIT came out from Solaris Books in 2016, and his collection CONSERVATION OF SHADOWS was published by Prime Books in 2013. He lives in Louisiana with his family and an extremely lazy cat, and has not yet been eaten by gators.
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