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.
Gabriel Connor is up against it. Expelled from the Concord Marines and
exiled in disgrace, he's offered one last chance by the Concord to
redeem himself. All it involves is gambling his life in a vicious game