Iron Widow

Xiran Jay Zhao, Rong Fu

eAudio - 2021

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!Pacific Rim meets The Handmaid's Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers.The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens that lurk beyond the Great Wall. It doesn't matter that the girls often die from the mental strain. When 18-year-old Zetian offers herself up as a concubine-pilot, it's to assassinate the ace male pilot... responsible for her sister's death. But she gets her vengeance in a way nobody expected—she kills him through the psychic link between pilots and emerges from the cockpit unscathed. She is labeled an Iron Widow, a much-feared and much-silenced kind of female pilot who can sacrifice boys to power up Chrysalises instead.​ To tame her unnerving yet invaluable mental strength, she is paired up with Li Shimin, the strongest and...

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Series
Iron Widow
Subjects
Online Access
https://icpl.overdrive.com/media/6069801
Published
Tundra Book Group
Language
English
Main Authors
Xiran Jay Zhao, Rong Fu
Format
MP3 audiobook, OverDrive Listen audiobook