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One finalist for the prize, Becky Chambers' space opera A Closed and Common Orbit, did depict an intergalactic society living in relative peace.
Still, the novel stands well as a sort of thematic coda to the Radch trilogy, and should please those who like tea with their space opera.
Growing up in Quebec, the man who would later direct the sequel Blade Runner 2049 lived for sci-fi magazines like Starlog and Fantastic Films, hungry for news of the next Star Wars or the latest new space opera.
The visual burned into the imagination of a young George Lucas, who would lift those imagery, thrills, and summarization tactics from Flash Gordon for his 1977 space opera Star Wars.
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