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Finisterra (novelette)

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Language  English
Originally published  December 2007
Publication type  Magazine
Publication date  December 2007
Author  David Moles
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Genre(s)  Science fiction novelette
Published in  The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
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Nominations  Hugo Award for Best Novelette

"Finisterra" is a science fiction novelette published in 2007 by David Moles. It won the 2008 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and was nominated for the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novelette.

Plot summary

The story follows Bianca Nazario, an aeronautical engineer who grew up on Earth as a minority Christian living under an Islamic government. After her parents die and her brothers get married she takes a contract on the planet of Sky to help poachers kill Zaratanes - mountain sized beasts floating above the planet. Soon after arrival she witnesses the destruction of a Zaratan, as well as the brutality of her employer, and must decide whether to truly help the poachers or not.

References

Finisterra (novelette) Wikipedia


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