The Steerswoman book. The Steerswoman is the first novel in the Steerswoman series. Although they are foremost navigators of the high seas, Steerswomen are also explorers and cartographers upon land as well as sea.
Fandoms: Steerswoman Series - Rosemary Kirstein, ねこあつめ Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector. No Archive Warnings Apply. Set at a point after the first book in the series, as Bel and Rowan are traveling toward the outskirts. Bel and Rowan set up camp for the night and discuss whether information can be inherently dangerous which somehow leads to, well, everything in the tags.
If you haven’t read Kirstein’s Steerswoman books I envy you the chance to read them now for the first time If you like science, and if you like watching someone work out mysteries, and if you like detailed weird alien worlds and human cultures, if really good prose appeal. ou’re really in luck. It’s a very difficult trick to have revelations within a story that mean different things to the reader and the characters, but Kirstein dances over this constant abyss with delicate grac. hese books really are terrific fun to read. Jo Walton, Hugo, Nebula, and Tiptree Awards winner, author.
by Rosemary Kirstein. If you ask, she must answer: no steerswoman may refuse a question, or reply with anything but the truth. Kevin's Recommendation . Rosemary Kirstein has me hooked! I've already started the next book in the series. E-book storage for hardcore readers. Upload your DRM-free e-books, organise your reading lists, and discover great new titles.
The Steerswoman (Steerswoman series book1)by Rosemary Kirstein. This novel really surprised me. I don't gravitate to those epic novels that require a map to assist the reader. The world that Rosemary Kirstein has built is a marvelous tapestry that is only overshadowed by the rich depth of her characters. In a world that reminds one of Clark's third law:: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Only it's been twisted in that it’s possibly older technology that few if any fully understand; but that has yet to be resolved in some future novel in this series.
Book Three of the Steerswoman Series. She knows one more thing: where the fallen Guidestar was located. To reach it, she must cross the Inner Lands and pass deep into the wild and deadly Outskirts.
All knowledge the Steerswomen possess is given freely to those who ask. But there is one kind of knowledge that has always been denied them: Magic
The Outskirter's Secret. The steerswoman Rowan has learned that Slado, a mysterious wizard, has secretly been working spells of incredible power. Both the Inner Lands and the Outskirts are now threatened by his Magic-and before the destruction becomes too great to reverse, Rowan must find Slado so that he can be stopped. But how does one stop the most powerful man in the world?
A fantasy with an underlying theme that sets rationality and science against the unknown world of magic and superstition. The heroine is a steerswoman, one of a group of mapmakers and fact collectors who is intrigued when she discovers some blue stones embedded in trees.
The Steerswoman is a 1989 fantasy/science fiction novel by Rosemary Kirstein. It follows the journey of Rowan, who is a Steerswoman in an age that is just beginning to gain technology and advancement, though most don't understand it and those who do hoard the knowledge amongst themselves.