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Perdition - Ann Aguirre
Perdition
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WELCOME TO HELL The prison ship Perdition, a floating city where the Conglomerate’s most dangerous criminals are confined for life, orbits endlessly around a barren asteroid. Life inside is even more bleak. Hailed as the Dread Queen, inmate Dresdemona “Dred” Devos controls one of Perdition’s... show more
WELCOME TO HELL

The prison ship Perdition, a floating city where the Conglomerate’s most dangerous criminals are confined for life, orbits endlessly around a barren asteroid.

Life inside is even more bleak. Hailed as the Dread Queen, inmate Dresdemona “Dred” Devos controls one of Perdition’s six territories, bordered on both sides by would-be kings eager to challenge her claim. Keeping them at bay requires constant vigilance, as well as a steady influx of new recruits to replace the fallen. Survival is a constant battle, and death is the only escape.

Of the newest convicts, only one is worth Dred’s attention. The mercenary Jael, with his deadly gaze and attitude, may be the most dangerous criminal onboard. His combat skill could give her the edge she needs, if he doesn’t betray her first. Unfortunately, that’s what he does best. Winning Jael’s allegiance will be a challenge, but failure could be worse than death…
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425258118 (0425258114)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
Series: Dred Chronicles (#1)
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Community Reviews
Tami
Tami rated it
5.0 Dark and gritty.
Even brutal. Definitely nothing soft or easy about that story. I loved it. I loved the Dred Queen, the story of the convicts on the prison ship in space. Of her rise to power, the system those prisoners carved out for a society. And Jael. A great read with a fantastic group of characters, di...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
4.0 Perdition
I wasn't sure how I was going to feel about this book, as it's a bit out of my normal preferred genres--I don't read much straight-up science fiction at all.But, it showed up as a recommendation on amazon, and after reading the preview at GR, I decided to give it a shot.I was so glad I did. I really...
Princess Eva Rose
Princess Eva Rose rated it
4.0 A truly heartwarming story (not!)
Ladies and Germs, here I present to you a story of true love and gory killings set in the wonderful, idyllic place of the Conglomerate's high security prison where inmates are send there for life. Isn't it wonderful? The main characters and perfectly adjusted human beings; Dresdemona Devos;...
frycurious
frycurious rated it
Wow. After the last Sirantha Jax book covering turns of political and social upheaval with sparse and decimating action, this book comes roaring out of the gate. After scant chapters to set up the location and characters, the plot takes a death grip and doesn't let go. When I hear phrases like 'non-...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
4.0
A prison ship that's left abandoned so they prisoners have to get by in whatever way works for them with the very minimal of assistance from the outside world. Some of the groups go all the way to psycho cults, others are in it for their own pleasure and then there's Dred's group that's trying to s...
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