Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
Haakon, an ex-naval captain, and master criminal Rama, a genetic cross
between woman and cat, lead a team of misfits into the Cingulum, one of
the last star systems to hold out against the Bahadur's tyranny.