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.
Tells how the Harrington
family and its tradition of distinguished service in the defence of the
realm was founded, and how they discovered treecats. Weber is joined in
Honor's universe by two leading science fiction writers, David Drake
and S.M. Stirling.