Tor, Oct 2003, 25.95, 316 pp.
Princess Harueme was the half-sister of the deceased Emperor Shirakawa; aunt to also dead Emperor Horikawa; and great-grandaunt to Emperor Sutoku. These connections enabled Harueme to live a luxurious life at the emperor's court for the past fifty years. Now she recognizes that not only is she old, but she is dying in spite her great grandnephew's efforts to provide the best medical care available....
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