"Each story contains strength and
compassion, even when the personal cost is high. The depictions of battle and
trauma are rarely graphic, but they're as hard-hitting as the subject demands.
This is a truly impressive accomplishment for Guran and her contributors."
- Publishers Weekly
From fantastic legends and
science fictional futures come compelling tales of powerful women-or those who
discover strength they did not know they possessed-who fight because they must,
for what they believe in, for those they love, to simply survive, or who glory
in battle itself. Fierce or fearful, they are courageous and
honorable-occasionally unscrupulous and tainted-but all warriors worthy of the
Join bestselling authors,
Elizabeth Bear, Nancy Kress, George R. R. Martin, Elizabeth Moon and many others
as they celebrate the STRONG FEMALE PROTAGONIST in what Publishers Weekly
calls an "epic anthology".