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An action-packed novella from New York Times best-selling science-fiction author James S. A. Corey, set in the world of his Hugo-nominated Expanse series - now a major TV series.
Like many before them, Cara and her family ventured through the gates as scientists and researchers, driven to carve out a new life and uncover the endless possibilities of the unexplored alien worlds now within reach.
But soon the soldiers followed - and under this new order, Cara makes a discovery that will change everything.
©2017 James S. A. Corey (P)2017 Little, Brown Book Group
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By Sam on 01-06-2018

Really enjoyed this novella

Was a little slow at times, but definitely worth it. I hope to and I'm sure we will see more of Cara and Xan in the future!

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By Kirk M. Buttermore on 17-02-2018

A thoughtful read

I found the metaphysical aspects of this story very interesting. Without giving anything anything away, there is a transformation of a character that takes away some key properties, rendering them a substrate. Also liked the way the whole language and culture of the protagonist's Earther parents wasn't really relevant to her because she was growing up on a new world and there were no stories about that.

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By Matej Gagyi on 01-02-2018

A strange story

What is happening on the far side of the Laconia ring? What is the fate of simple colonists under Duarte's... whatever is the government he made up there? How will protomolecule affect humanity overthere?

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By O.K. on 11-09-2017

Interesting short story

A nice short Expanse extension. Didn't really know what to expect but glad I listened to it. A tiny look in to life on one of the Laconia worlds before the next main novel, Persepolis Rising.

The narrator was brilliant as always and kept me engaged in the novel. 4 stars.

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By Waylander101 on 03-09-2017

What Happened On Lacona

Ever wondered what happened on Lacona? Well now you can find out in Strange Dogs.

I found Strange Dogs to be a great listen though a smidge short to be called a novella, a longish short story maybe (I know it looks weird to me too). The story of one little girl and her experiences with death are well written and, as always, well read. I can't really give any details of the story except to say it occurs durIng Nemesis Games or Babylon's Ashes on the colony planet of Lacona

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