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Novella
Published by Orbit

The Vital Abyss

Set in the hard-scrabble solar system of Leviathan Wakes and Caliban’s War, The Vital Abyss deepens James S. A. Corey’s acclaimed Expanse series.

Somewhere in the vast expanse of space, a group of prisoners lives in permanent captivity.

The only company they have is each other and the Belters who guard them. The only stories they know are the triumphs and crimes that brought them there. The only future they see is an empty life in an enormous room.

And then the man from Mars came along . . .