The Hugo award deadline is close, so I'm running a series of posts about this year's nominees in various categories. Today's category is Best Short Story.
Trilogies are a hard thing to pull off, and it seems like The Broken Kingdoms and The Kingdom of Gods by N.K. Jemisin are an exercise in diminishing returns.
A look at N.K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season, a fantasy book that speaks deeply about oppression, inequality, and how society benefits from perpetuating both.