Creator: Elizabeth Moon
Award winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author from Texas, with a strong military background. Read about her on Wikipedia and her official website.
Works with a page on this wiki:
- The Deed of Paksenarrion trilogy
- The Familias Regnant series, which includes:
- The Heris Serrano trilogy (Hunting Party, Sporting Chance, and Winning Colors)
- The Esmay Suiza series (Once a Hero, Rules of Engagement, Change of Command, and Against All Odds)
- Vattas War series (UK: Vattan Saga)
- Remnant Population
Other works include:
- The Legacy of Gird: a prequel series to The Deed of Paksenarrion.
- Oath of Fealty, a sequel series to the The Deed of Paksenarrion.
- The Speed of Dark: Something Completely Different for Moon, a novel set Twenty Minutes into the Future, on Earth, about an autistic computer programmer. In between the usual life struggles, he and his autistic co-workers are under pressure from their employer to undergo an experimental procedure that might make them "normal", and not everyone can understand why they might not want that. Winner, 2003 Nebula Award for Best Novel and nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.
- The Pirate Planets series, co-written with Anne McCaffrey
Tropes in her other works:
- Action Girl: The main character of all her books except The Speed of Dark, Remnant Population and The Legacy of Gird.
- Military and Warfare Tropes: Several of them. Moon was in the U.S. Marine Corps during the 1960s.
- No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: At some point, each of Moon's Action Girl heroines will do or already has done something she meant well or actually did well and suffer for it.
- Space Is an Ocean: All the Space Opera books. See "Marine Corps".