Master of None
Aspect, Sep 2004, 14.95, 389 pp.
In the distant future, mankind has colonized many planets, but it is the Nine Families of Vanar who control the worms, artifacts made and abandoned by an ancient race that enables female pilots to fly to three hundred systems reducing interstellar distances. The Vanar take other ships with them as they traverse the universe with their monopoly. On the planet itself the women citizens are the rul...