About the Book

The Snow Queen

by Joan D. Vinge

The Winter colonists have ruled Tiamat for 150 years, slaughtering the gentle sea mers in trade for off-world wealth. But soon the gate to the galactic Hegemony will close, Tiamat will be isolate, and the 150-year reign of the Summer primitives will begin. Unless...

Arienrhod, the ageless, corrupt Snow Queen, can commit a genocidal crime-and destroy destiny...unless Sparks Dawntreader, the Snow Queen's companion, can survive sea and city, palace and slums-and find destiny...unless Hegemony Commander Jerusha Palathion, the Snow Queen's victim, can find one ally on Tiamat-and change destiny...

And unless Moon Summer, a young mystic, can break a conspiracy that spans space-and control destiny. Because Moon is the Snow Queen's lost weapon. The Snow Queen's lost nemesis. The Snow Queen's lost soul. Moon is the Snow Queen's clone...

The Snow Queen
by Joan D. Vinge

  • Publication Date: September 1, 1989
  • Mass Market Paperback: 469 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0445205296
  • ISBN-13: 9780445205291