Friday, December 29, 2006

The Game Beyond - Melissa Scott

The Empress is dead, and her successor must try and find a way to stay alive and solve the usual political problems. The twist is that the Imperial house types all have psychic abilities, which is what gives them their ruling class advantage.

The inbreeding and problems with these Talents seems to make it hard for them to reproduce, so holding on to power is a trick.

3 out of 5

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