I do enjoy a good Elizabeth Bear novel. Also I can’t remember ever reading a bad Elizabeth Bear novel, so I tend to pick them up when they come out these days.
Ancestral Night is no exception. It is a fine piece of space opera, which may well turn out to be the first book of a series set in the same universe as the Jacob’s Ladder books, but is perfectly serviceable as a stand-alone novel. If you’d like to learn a little more, click here.